or


[03/10/08 - 06:12 PM]
A Modern Fairy Tale Comes to Life This Spring in "Princess," a Spectacular New ABC Family Original Movie Starring Nora Zehetner and Kip Pardue, Premieres Sunday, April 20
Nora Zehetner and Kip Pardue star in the film, which features costumes designed by "Enchanted's" Mona May.

[via press release from ABC Family]

A MODERN FAIRY TALE COMES TO LIFE THIS SPRING IN "PRINCESS," A SPECTACULAR NEW ABC FAMILY ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING NORA ZEHETNER AND KIP PARDUE, PREMIERES SUNDAY, APRIL 20

Lavish Princess Costumes Designed by Mona May ("Enchanted")

Burbank, CA (March 10, 2008), "Princess" is a fairytale romance between William, a young man who is lost in life, and the beautiful Princess Ithaca who is cloaked in a mystery that will soon surround William. Their chance meeting at her castle starts them on a journey of intrigue and romance when their two worlds collide as they help one another find their true calling. Nora Zehetner ("Heroes," "Everwood") and Kip Pardue ("Remember the Titans") star in "Princess." The two-hour original movie will premiere SUNDAY, APRIL 20 (8:00-10:00p.m., ET), on ABC Family.

William Humphries (Kip Pardue), a twenty something former golden boy currently unemployed and in the middle of a quarter-life crisis, finds himself crashing with Louis and Sophie, his best friends who are expecting a baby. On a whim, William accompanies Louis to an endangered species charity event hosted by the mysterious Princess Ithaca (Nora Zehetner) � an eccentric local legend who is seen out in public only once a year, always in a sparkling tiara and fairy princess gown. Already in awe of her magnificent castle grounds, nothing prepares William for meeting the stunningly beautiful Ithaca. Later that evening, he manages to have a dance with her, but as they stare into each other's eyes William's nerves get the best of him. When he uses a cheesy pick up line, the Princess misunderstands and becomes convinced that William is actually someone she's been desperate to find � "The Searcher." Her intensity and conviction leave him speechless and unable to tell her that he is not the man she's looking for.

William continues to hide the truth as he pursues her romantically, at first as a means to get into the social pages, but later, because, against his own better judgement, he's falling in love with her. What William discovers is that the beautiful Ithaca is a real life magical princess � from the fairy gowns she wears to the bluebirds that perch on her shoulder. After a visit to her castle in which he is attacked by one mythological creature and invited to witness the birth of another, William learns that Ithaca is The Healer of all the sick and frightened mythical creatures of the world, from unicorns and mermaids to things that go bump in the night. But Princess Ithaca's term as The Healer ends on her 25th birthday, and with it goes her power to communicate with the exotic menagerie � some of whom can be dangerous if left to their own devices. The Searcher's role � the job she thinks William is performing � is to help her find the next generation's Healer � the next orphaned Princess to whom Ithaca will pass the torch. But the clock is ticking, wasted by William's deception. As Williams finds himself drawn deeper into Ithaca's mystery and the drama unfolding around him, his feelings for Ithaca grow, along with the stakes should he fail in his quest. If the deadline passes, all will be lost � no more magical creatures, no more Princesses and the saddest loss of all � no more true love.

Also starring are Nicole Anderson as Jitterbug/Calliope, Deborah Grover as Nana, Matthew Edison as Louis Baxter and Mayko Nguyen as Sophie Baxter.

"Princess" is an ABC Family Production and was written by Heidi Ferrer. Mark Rosman ("A Cinderella Story") directs the two-hour movie. Executive Produced by Craig Berenson; Produced by John Calvert.





  [march 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· EVERWOOD (WB)
· HEROES (NBC)
· PRINCESS (ABC FAMILY)





[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.