Pollan to Star in The Natalee Holloway Story on Lifetime Network
Pollan to Star in The Natalee Holloway Story (WT*) Premiering on Lifetime
Movie Network in April 2009
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Emmy(R) Award-Winner MIKAEL SALOMON to direct a teleplay by TEENA BOOTH
for Sony Pictures Television
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.
ABOUT THE NATALEE HOLLOWAY STORY (WT*)
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.
ABOUT TRACY POLLAN
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.