Perry, Jason Priestly to Star in Hallmark Movie "Goodnight for
'90210' ALUMS LUKE PERRY AND JASON PRIESTLEY TO MAKE NEW HALLMARK MOVIE
CHANNEL ORIGINAL, 'GOODNIGHT FOR JUSTICE'
Luke Perry Executive Produces and Stars; Jason Priestley Directs;
"Goodnight for Justice" Premieres in 2011
"Beverly Hills, 90210" stars Luke Perry ("A Fine
Step," "A Gunfighter's Pledge") and Jason Priestley
("Call Me Fitz," "Expecting A Miracle") reunite for
the Hallmark Movie Channel Original, "Goodnight For Justice,"
which will premiere on the network in 2011. Luke Perry is an executive
producer and the lead star of the film about a boy in the American Old
West who witnesses an act of murderous violence that claims the lives of
his parents and an influential public official. Affected by the memory of
the slain official's grandeur and eloquence, the boy grows up to be an
arbiter of law, a Circuit Judge, hell-bent on justice. Jason Priestley is
set to direct the film, based on material developed by Luke Perry, which
goes into production August 4 in Vancouver, B.C.
"We are thrilled to be bringing this exciting Western to life for
Hallmark Movie Channel," said Ira Pincus, Executive Producer, of eOne
Television. "Luke has been a great partner from scratch, extremely
passionate about this film, and Jason brings a seasoned perspective to the
John Goodnight (Perry) has a crystal clear memory of the day that his
family was victimized by ruthless outlaws. He and the wife of Circuit
Judge Aldous Shaw were the only survivors of the attack; she would become
his foster mother. Goodnight cannot forget the corrupt man who destroyed
his family ? the man he also recalls walked with a limp ? and he lives for
a second chance encounter with the outlaw. After a rocky start as a
solicitor, the Governor swears John Goodnight in as the Western
Territories next Circuit Judge. Goodnight travels the West seeking
protection for the innocent, until one fateful day, when his journey takes
him to a place that is all too familiar.
John Morayniss ("Haven," "Hung"), Ira Pincus
("When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story") and Luke
Perry are executive producers. Randy Cheveldave is the producer. Tashi
Beile is the supervising producer. Jason Priestley directs from a script
by Neal and Tippi Dobrofsky ("Mail Order Bride"). Entertainment
One will handle worldwide distribution, excluding the US.
Source: Hallmark Movie Channel Press Release