A HALLMARK CHANNEL WORLD PREMIERE TELEVISION EVENT �CORONADO,� FROM THE ACADEMY AWARD� WINNING PRODUCERS OF�INDEPENDENCE DAY,� PREMIERES OCTOBER 15, 2005
Kristin Dattilo, Michael Lowry, Clayton Rohner and John Rhys-Davies
Star in the Thrill Ride Action/Adventure/Comedy
A wealthy surgeon�s daughter, Claire Winslow (Kristin Dattilo, �The Chris Isaak
Show�), plans on surprising her fianc�, Will Gallagher (Michael Lowry, �All My Children�),
on his business trip in Zurich. The tables are turned when to Claire�s surprise her fianc�
is nowhere to be found and the company he supposedly works for is nonexistent. A
baffling clue leads Claire on a dangerous quest to locate her missing fianc� in
�Coronado,� a two-hour Hallmark Channel World Premiere television event, from the
Academy Award� winning producers of �Independence Day,� premiering Saturday,
October 15 (9/8c).
Upon landing in Central America�s El Coronado, Claire quickly discovers the small
country is embroiled in a political coup. Frightened and alone, she is befriended by a
seasoned American reporter (Clayton Rohner, �The Relic�) on assignment in the third
world country. Together they embark on a journey that takes them deep within the
secret rebel encampment which may hold the key to finding her fianc�.
From Beverly Hills to a revolution in Central America, �Coronado� combines
action, adventure and comedy for a journey no one could imagine�or survive.
�Coronado� is produced by Volker Engle and Marc Weigert. Director is Claudio
Faeh. Writers are Volker Engle, Marc Weigert and Claudio Faeh. The Hallmark Channel
World Premiere television event is a Fireworks Pictures presents an Uncharted Territory
Hallmark Channel is a 24-hour basic cable channel that provides a diverse slate
of high-quality entertainment programming to a national audience of over 69 million
subscribers. Since its launch four years ago (August 5, 2001), the network has added
37.2 million new subscriber homes, the largest increase in that time frame of any cable
network. The program service is distributed through 5,020 cable systems and
communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. In 2004,
Crown launched its second 24-hour linear channel, Hallmark Movie Channel. Through its
subsidiary, Crown Media Distribution, LLC, Crown also distributes titles from its awardwinning
collection of movies, miniseries and films for exhibition in a variety of television
media including broadcast, cable, Video-on-Demand and High Definition Television.
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