Oscar winner Kim Basinger has agreed to star in the Lifetime Original Movie, The Mermaid Chair.

It will mark the actresses TV movie debut in the film based on the best-selling book by Sue Monk Kidd; Emmy winner Steven Schachter will direct.

The Hollywood Reporter says the film tells the story of Jessie Sullivan, a married woman who falls in love with a Benedictine monk and the crisis and self-awakening it ignites.

The Mermaid Chair will air in September on Lifetime; you can see Kim in The Sentinel in theaters now.