Tracy Pollan to Star in The Natalee Holloway Story on Lifetime Network





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Tracy Pollan to Star in The Natalee Holloway Story on Lifetime Network  12/19/08


Tracy Pollan to Star in The Natalee Holloway Story (WT*) Premiering on Lifetime Movie Network in April 2009

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The harrowing true story of a teenage girl who vanished while vacationing in Aruba is the backdrop of The Natalee Holloway Story, a Lifetime Movie Network original film about a mother's search for truth and justice. Tracy Pollan (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) will star as Beth Twitty, Natalee Holloway's mother, in the highly anticipated movie based on Twitty's book, Loving Natalee: A Mother's Testament of Hope and Faith. The Natalee Holloway Story, from Sony Pictures Television, will begin production this January and premiere on Lifetime Movie Network in April 2009.


Teenager Natalee Holloway vanished in 2005 while visiting Aruba on a senior class trip. In a passionate and relentless effort to discover the truth behind her daughter's disappearance, Beth Twitty captured the nation's attention by working tirelessly to solve the mystery that shattered her life. Today, Twitty continues to speak publicly about the potential dangers of international travel and has founded the International Safe Travels Foundation, a non-profit organization. Beth Twitty's resolve and unwavering strength are at the center of this emotional story that takes viewers behind the headlines and into the heart of an extraordinary woman.

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Tracy Pollan is best known for her recurring role as the love interest of now real-life husband Michael J. Fox's character, Alex P. Keaton, on NBC's long-running comedy series Family Ties. She began her career on stage in the early 1980's with television and film roles soon to follow. Pollan's many credits include starring roles in the made-for-television movies The Little Sister, The Abduction of Kari Swenson, Promised Land, Dying to Love You, First to Die and the ABC mini-series, The Kennedys of Massachusetts. She had recurring guest roles on Spin City and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for which received an Emmy Award nomination. Feature film credits include Bright Lights, Big City and Baby, It's You.

The Natalee Holloway Story will be produced by Sony Pictures Television for Lifetime Movie Network. Judith Verno (Lifetime's Flirting with 40, Fatal Contact), Frank von Zerneck and Robert M. Sertner (Lifetime's Racing for Time and We Were the Mulvaneys) are executive producers, and Andrew Golov is a producer. Teena Booth (Lifetime's Sex and Lies in Sin City: The Ted Binion Scandal, A Little Thing Called Murder) wrote the teleplay, and Mikael Salomon (The Andromeda Strain, The Company) will direct.


SOURCE Lifetime Networks



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