Mario Lopez to Play Colonel Sanders in KFC Lifetime Movie Yes, There's a Meme

A Lifetime movie has it all: steamy romance, creepy stalkers, comically implausible murders, and KFC. Yes, you read that right. Lifetime is developing a KFC movie starring Mario Lopez as Colonel Sanders, the KFC chain's mascot. As soon as the news broke, people on Twitter created memes and tweets expressing just how funny, unexpected, and truly weird this movie really is.

It all started on Monday, December 7, when the network announced it was partnering with the fast-food restaurant for a "mini-movie" called " The Temptation Recipe ." The new trailer stars Lopez as Sanders, a handsome chef who catches the eye of a young heiress. question? Her mother has arranged for her to marry a wealthy suitor, leading to a secret affair and a murder plot. There's also a secret fried chicken recipe that will apparently "change the world," because what's a Lifetime movie without chaos?

Immediately, the Twitterverse was flooded with reactions to the film, with many simply marveling at how 2020 could once again deliver something so strange and unusual.

The memes made fun of everything involved in the movie, especially Lopez. Some fans even joked that he might have lost some loved ones to the role.

Other Twitter users actually praised Lopez for diving into the project and getting the check.

The unusual news also brings to mind some other random KFC-related things, including a Sims romance, a KFC novella, and country superstar Reba McEntire dressing up The fact that Colonel Sanders was ahead of the curve when he participated in some events. Advertisements for chain stores.

In short: long live Reba. Secrets of Seduction will premiere on Lifetime on December 13th.