JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT, PAUL NICHOLLS AND TOM WILKINSON STAR IN THE PREMIERE EVENT �IF ONLY� SUNDAY, JANUARY 15TH ON ABC FAMILY
BURBANK, CA (Dec. 13, 2005) � ABC Family will air the premiere event movie IF ONLY, Sunday, January 15 (7:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT). IF ONLY is the romantic story of one man�s second chance to save the love of his life. The film stars Jennifer Love Hewitt (�Ghost Whisperer�), Paul Nicholls (�Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason�) and Tom Wilkinson (�Batman Begins�).
Samantha Andrews (Hewitt), an impulsive and free-spirited violin student, is in love with her English boyfriend Ian Wyndham (Nicholls), a sensible young business executive. Ian�s in love with Sam but he either can�t or doesn�t know how to tell her the extent of his feelings, but to Sam it seems that Ian�s only love is his job. After receiving some sage advice from an all knowing taxi driver (Wilkinson) Ian half-heartedly tries to tell Sam how he feels over a romantic dinner. Distraught over the state of their relationship, Sam abandons Ian at restaurant and her taxi is tragically hit by an oncoming car. Ian is devastated by the loss of Sam and can only think �if only� he had handled things differently. The next morning Ian is shocked to find out that he has a second chance to relive that day and possibly change the outcome. Can Ian show Sam how he truly feels before it�s too late or will he loose her again?
IF ONLY is directed by Gil Junger and written by Christina Welsh. Moritz Borman, Gub Neal and Basil Iwanyk act as executive producers with co-executive producer Jeffrey Graup. The film is produced by Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jill Gilbert, Gil Junger, Bobby Newmyer and Jeffrey Silver.