Starring Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman to Air on ABC February 28
"Bewitched," the magical comedy co-starring Nicole Kidman and
Will Ferrell, airs as the "ABC Saturday Movie of the Week,"
FEBRUARY 28 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The film,
nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2005, will be broadcast in HDTV
format with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio. (Rebroadcast.
Inspired by the classic television series of the same name,
"Bewitched" pays tribute to the series in the story of
egocentric movie star Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell), who's trying to revive
his career by recreating the "Bewitched" television series. In a
chance encounter, he comes across Isabel Bigelow (Nicole Kidman) who, much
to his dismay, turns out to be a real witch trying to prove a point by
living without using her powers. As the two try to recreate the magic of
Darrin and Samantha, they find themselves drawn to each other while
surrounded by eccentric characters from both of their very different
"Bewitched" stars Nicole Kidman as Isabel Bigelow/Samantha
Stevens, Will Ferrell as Jack Wyatt/Darrin Stevens, Shirley MacLaine as
Iris Smythson/Endora, Michael Caine as Nigel Bigelow, Jason Schwartzman as
Richie, Kristin Chenoweth as Maria Kelly, Steve Carell as Uncle Arthur,
Amy Sedaris as Gladys Kravitz, Richard Kind as Abner Kratvitz, Stephen
Colbert as Stu Robinson and David Alan Grier as Jim Fields.
"Bewitched" is produced by Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon
Productions. The 2005 film was written, directed and produced by Nora
Ephron. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED) (Broadcast in stereo where available)
"BEWITCHED" IN HDTV: The ABC Television Network's HDTV
broadcast of "Bewitched" will air in 720 Progressive (720P),
ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish
audio via SAP.
This program carries a TV-14,L,S parental guideline.
Source: ABC Press Release