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[09/24/04 - 12:00 AM]
Talent Behind Emmy-Winning TNT Original 'Door to Door' Reteams for Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation 'The Wool Cap,' Premiering NoV. 21

[via press release from TNT]

Talent Behind Emmy�-Winning TNT Original Door to Door Reteams for JOHNSON & JOHNSON SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATIONSM THE WOOL CAP, Premiering Nov. 21

William H. Macy Stars, Co-Writes and Produces with Director Steven Schachter

Don Rickles, Ned Beatty, Catherine O�Hara and Newcomer Keke Palmer Also Star in Tale Based on an Original Story by Jackie Gleason

The team that struck Emmy� gold with the critically acclaimed, highly rated TNT Original Door to Door is back again with THE WOOL CAP, a Johnson & Johnson Spotlight PresentationSM starring Door to Door�s Emmy-winning lead William H. Macy (Seabiscuit). Macy and Door to Door�s Steven Schachter co-wrote the script and serve as producers, with Schachter also directing. Don Rickles (Toy Story, Casino); Oscar�, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Ned Beatty (Hear My Song); and Catherine O�Hara (A Mighty Wind) also star, along with newcomer Keke Palmer. THE WOOL CAP, from Rosemont Productions International Ltd. in association with Dog Pond/Sydnyk Works, Macy and Schachter�s production company; MAGNA Global Entertainment; and Viacom Productions, is executive-produced by David A. Rosemont (Door to Door), as well as MAGNA Global Entertainment�s Frances Croke Page and Elaine Frontain Bryant. The movie is set to premiere Sunday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

THE WOOL CAP is an edgy yet poignant drama that tells the story of Gigot, a mute building superintendent who is tortured by his past but finds new life when he befriends Lou (Palmer), a bright young girl who is abandoned by her mother. Their troubled lives collide when each of them is tested to overcome their demons. However, by seeking out his estranged father (Beatty) and with the help of Ira (Rickles), an elderly tenant in Gigot�s building, and Gloria (O�Hara), Gigot�s supportive friend, Gigot and Lou are able to put their lives back together.

�Families come in all different shapes and colors, and ultimately, this film is about family,� says Macy of how THE WOOL CAP explores different views of what it means to be a family. After being thrust together, Gigot and Lou struggle at first, but eventually come to love and respect one another as any family should. Their story culminates with Gigot doing everything in his power to conquer his own inner guilt over the death of his sister and forge a new, lasting family relationship not only with Lou, but also with his own estranged father. Gigot and Lou�s journey is the story of how an undying family bond can emerge from even the most trying situations.

THE WOOL CAP is the fifth TNT Original to premiere under the Johnson & Johnson Spotlight PresentationSM banner. The critically acclaimed, award-winning Door to Door, starring Macy as a successful door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy, was the first in the series, premiering on TNT in July 2002. It was followed by Miss Lettie and Me, starring Mary Tyler Moore and Burt Reynolds, in December 2002; Wilder Days, starring Peter Falk and Tim Daly, in October 2003; and The Winning Season, with Matthew Modine and Kristin Davis, in April 2004.

The Johnson & Johnson Spotlight PresentationSM development effort was initiated by Interpublic�s MAGNA Global Entertainment. Johnson & Johnson has long supported the creation of quality programming, and through the Johnson & Johnson Spotlight PresentationSM series, the company has partnered with TNT to bring inspirational stories to the American viewing public.

MAGNA Global Entertainment (MGE) is a division of Interpublic�s MAGNA Global USA, which represents over $40 billion in aggregated Interpublic worldwide media billings. Less than three years old, MGE is already an industry leader in advertiser-supplied programming. MGE has produced 62 hours of original programming and over 200 hours of total television viewing on seven networks for 15 clients. Notable successes include the critically acclaimed hit series The Restaurant on NBC and Blow Out on Bravo.

Turner Network Television (TNT), the destination for drama, is a Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 24-hour advertiser-supported service. TNT, an industry leader in delivery of adults 18-49 and 25-54 in prime and total day, is cable�s only network combining award-winning original films, with upcoming fare including the Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentationsm The Wool Cap, with Emmy winner William H. Macy, and the action-adventure drama The Librarian, with Noah Wyle; high-quality original series, including The Grid and a Steven Spielberg 12-hour series, Into the West; powerful one-hour dramas, such as Law & Order, ER, NYPD Blue, Charmed, Judging Amy and Angel, with Without a Trace joining in fall of 2004; broadcast premiere movies; and championship sports coverage including NASCAR and the NBA. TNT is now also available in high-definition.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and a leading provider of programming for the television industry.





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· ANGEL (WB)
· CHARMED (WB)
· DOOR TO DOOR (TNT)
· ER (NBC)
· GRID, THE (TNT)
· INTO THE WEST (TNT)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LIBRARIAN, THE: QUEST FOR THE SPEAR (TNT)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)
· WOOL CAP, THE (TNT)





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