In the Lifetime movie Cheerleader Nightmare, a teenage girl in the AV Club named Sophie flies a drone that accidentally catches her boyfriend making out with Cleveland High School’s head cheerleader Leah Dumont. When Leah turns up dead, Sophie’s boyfriend is the prime suspect. He says he’s innocent and Sophie believes him and starts snooping around. When the killer strikes again, Sophie’s life is at risk.
Sophie is portrayed by Taylor Murphy. The young actress has appeared on Scream: The TV Series (Dara Aldean), MTV’s Awkward. (Joan of Arc), and The Middle, among others shows. Murphy has also had roles in Richard Linklater’s 2016 comedy Everybody Wants Some!! and in the 2015 horror film Maggie with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin (see link above). Cheerleader Nightmare premieres on Lifetime on Sunday, July 29 at 8pm.