[05/07/09 - 06:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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TOO LATE TO SAY GOODBYE (LMN) - Lauren Holly has been tapped to star opposite Rob Lowe in the upcoming telefilm, based on Ann Rule's best-selling novel of the same name about a woman (Holly) who sets out to investigate the murder of her sister. The cable channel originally detailed the project as follows: "Jenn and Bobby Corbin (Lowe) appear to have the perfect marriage. Wedded bliss, though, is not always what it seems, as Jenn discovers Bobby's affair with a beautiful co-worker. Distraught, Jenn turns to the Internet, where she makes a connection with a charming mystery man. When Jenn is found dead - apparently the result of a devastating suicide - her loving sister insists that Jenn would never have willingly taken her own life and left her children without their mother. Could the killer be her husband, who has some dark secrets of his own, or possibly her online suitor, who may not be exactly the person Jenn had imagined?" Norma Bailey is directing the movie from a script by Adam Till, Fabrizio Filippo and Donald Martin. Stanley M. Brooks, Jim Head, Damian Ganczewski and Nicholas Tabarrok are executive producing the project, which premieres in August.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters

  [may 2009]  


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