Imaginary Friend: Emma is a married artist struggling with mental illness who lives in the same mansion she grew up in; where during her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, she relied on an imaginary friend for strength. But when Emmas imaginary friend starts reappearing, she becomes fearful that she is once again losing her grip on reality. Desperate to save her marriage and show that she is in control, Emma takes drastic measures to free herself of her torment and her imaginary friend. But things are not as they seem and Emmas Imaginary Friend may hold all the shocking answers. Imaginary Friend is an intense psycho-thriller that stars Paul Sorvino (GoodFellas), Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls), Ethan Embry (Eagle Eye), Marc McClure (Superman) and was a 2012 ratings hit when it premiered on Lifetime television.