Announces New Movie "William & Catherine: a Royal Romance"
to Premiere August 27 6/19/11
"William & Catherine: A Royal Romance," A Hallmark
Channel Original Movie Starring Jane Alexander, Victor Garber, Jean Smart,
Alice St. Clair and Dan Amboyer Premieres Exclusively on Hallmark Channel
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Linda Yellen and Emmy(R) Award Nominee Brad Krevoy
Hallmark Channel announces that "William & Catherine: A Royal
Romance," a two-hour Hallmark Channel Original Movie from Emmy(R)
Award-winning producer Linda Yellen ("Playing for Time") and
Emmy(R) Award nominee Brad Krevoy ("Taking Chance") will have
its World Premiere exclusively on the network, Saturday, August 27 (9 p.m.
In starring roles are four-time Oscar(R) nominee, 8-time Emmy(R) Award
nominee (two wins, including "Playing for Time" with Executive
Producer Linda Yellen) and three-time Golden Globe nominee Jane Alexander
as HM QUEEN ELIZABETH, 6-time Emmy nominee and Broadway star Victor Garber
("Alias," "Will & Grace") as HRH PRINCE CHARLES,
three-time Emmy Award winner Jean Smart ("Samantha Who?,"
"Frasier,") as the DUCHESS OF CORNWALL CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES,
23-year old English rose Alice St. Clair as CATHERINE MIDDLETON and
newcomer Dan Amboyer ("Body of Proof") as HRH PRINCE WILLIAM.
Stanley Edridge plays HRH PRINCE HARRY, Lesley Harcourt plays HRH PRINCESS
DIANA and Mark Penfold plays HRH PRINCE PHILIP.
"William & Catherine: A Royal Romance" has Emmy(R) Award
winner Linda Yellen ("Playing for Time) and Emmy(R) nominated Brad
Krevoy as Executive Producers. Ms. Yellen's previous credits include
"The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana," one of the most
popular TV movies of all time. Brad Krevoy is the producer of more than
100 feature films, including the Emmy(R) nominated TV movie, "Taking
The Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales to his sweetheart of eight
years Catherine Middleton on April 29 showcased the best of Great Britain,
becoming the most watched live event in history. For all its pomp,
circumstance, pageantry, and great historical relevance, the union of
William and Catherine is a fairytale tower of love that will captivate the
world long into the future.
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high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD)
and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87.5 million
subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than
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services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading
network in quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original
TV movies, lifestyle and general entertainment content, and is the home of
"The Martha Stewart Show", which anchors the channel's new
daytime HOME block. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie
Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the family-friendly
movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the
acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies
and special events.