"CHARLIE'S ANGELS," STARRING CAMERON DIAZ, DREW BARRYMORE AND
LUCY LIU, AIRS AS THE "ABC THURSDAY MOVIE OF THE WEEK," AUGUST 26
Bill Murray, Kelly Lynch and Tim Curry Also Star in the HDTV
Presentation with 5.1-Channel Surround Sound and Video Description
"Charlie's Angels," starring the dynamite trio of Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu and based on ABC's hit '70s television series, will air as the "ABC Thursday Movie of the Week" AUGUST 26 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/28/03). Also starring are Bill Murray ("The Royal Tenenbaums,"), Kelly Lynch ("Joe Somebody") and Tim Curry ("Scary Movie 2"). The movie will be presented in HDTV format with 5.1-channel surround sound and video description.
In "Charlie's Angels," the mysterious Charlie (voice of John Forsythe, TV's "Dynasty") assigns his trio of beautiful supersleuths to recover a kidnapped billionaire software developer and his revolutionary voice-recognition software. Dressed to kill, the Angels attend a party held by Roger Corwin (Tim Curry, "Scary Movie 2," "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"), the man they suspect of the kidnapping and theft and who stands to gain the most from the technology. The party provides the Angels with their first kick-action battle with a henchman named The Thin Man (Crispin Glover, "Willard," upcoming "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle"). The dynamic fight sequences were choreographed by martial arts master Cheung-Yan Yuen ("The Matrix").
"Charlie's Angels" stars Cameron Diaz ("Gangs of New York," "Vanilla Sky") as Natalie Cook, Drew Barrymore ("Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," "Riding in Cars with Boys") as Dylan Sanders, Lucy Liu ("Chicago," "Shanghai Noon") as Alex Munday, Bill Murray ("Osmosis Jones") as John Bosley aka J.D. Range; Sam Rockwell ("Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," "13 Moons") as Eric Knox, Kelly Lynch as Vivian Wood, Tim Curry as Roger Corwin, Crispin Glover as The Thin Man, Luke Wilson ("Legally Blonde" I & II) as Pete, John Forsythe as the voice of Charles Townsend, Matt LeBlanc (TV's "Friends") as Jason Gibbons, Tom Green ("Stealing Harvard") as Chad, Betsy's skipper; LL Cool J ("Deliver Us from Eva") as Mr. Jones and Sean Whalen as Pasqual.
The 2000 release was directed by McG ("Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle," scheduled for mid-2003 release) and written by Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon ("Men in Black") and John August ("Titan A.E."), based on the television series written by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts. The film is a production of 20th Century Fox, Blue Sky Studios, David Kirschner Productions and Fox Animation Studios. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED)
"CHARLIE'S ANGELS" IN HDTV:
The ABC Television Network's HDTV broadcast of "Charlie's Angels" will air in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and video description.
This program carries a TV-14,D,L,S,V parental guideline.