[05/22/08 - 06:34 PM] Development Update: Thursday, May 22 Updates include: MyNetworkTV formalizes fall slate; CCH Pounder heads to Sci Fi's "Warehouse 13"; and Eriq La Salle is set to star in a Hallmark original.
DESCRIPTION: (from Hallmark's press release) A former football star returns home to the family he left six years earlier to find some things have changed, while some have not mostly within himself. Can a family hurt by a man who once was their hero forgive him? Can he forgive himself, or will he continue to run from his past? Difficult truths must be faced and forgiven in the engaging family drama "Relative Stranger," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, March 14 (9/8c). The all-star cast includes Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Eriq La Salle ("ER"), Emmy and NAACP Image Award winner Miss Cicely Tyson ("Diary of a Mad Black Woman"), SAG Award nominee Michael Michele ("ER") and NAACP Image Award winner Michael Beach ("Third Watch").