"JUST LIKE HEAVEN" AIRS AS THE
"ABC SATURDAY MOVIE OF THE WEEK," MAY 15
"Just Like Heaven," the romantic comedy starring Academy Award winner Reese WItherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue and Jon Heder, airs as the "ABC Saturday Movie of the Week," MAY 15 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. The 2005 film will be broadcast in HDTV format with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 3/28/09)
Loosely based on the novel, If Only It Were True, "Just Like Heaven" tells the romantic story of a dedicated workaholic doctor, Elizabeth (Witherspoon), too busy for a real life until it's tragically taken away from her in a horrible car accident. Her spirit is left lingering somewhere between Heaven and Earth and in her old apartment, where a lonely architect, David (Ruffalo), is now living. Elizabeth bides her time, haunting him and driving him crazy, and eventually the two form an interesting relationship and find a different kind of love.
"Just Like Heaven" stars Reese Witherspoon as Elizabeth, Mark Ruffalo as David, Donal Logue as Jack, Dina Waters as Abby, Ben Shenkman as Brett, Jon Heder as Darryl, Ivan Milicevic as Katrina, Caroline Aaron as Grace, Rosalind Chao as Fran and Ron Canada as Dr. Walsh.
"Just Like Heaven" is produced by Dreamworks. The 2005 film was written by Peter Tolan and Leslie Dixon, and directed by Mark Waters. If Only It Were True was written by Marc Levy. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED) (Broadcast in stereo where available)
"JUST LIKE HEAVEN" IN HDTV:
The ABC Television Network's HDTV broadcast of "Just Like Heaven" 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 parental guideline.