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Brigid Brannagh and Sean Patrick Flanery Star in "A Crush on You," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 11
Michael Clarke Duncan and Christine Scott Bennett also star in the project, formerly known as "Mystery Girl."

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]



Academy Award(R) And Golden Globe Nominee Michael Clarke Duncan And Christine Scott Bennett Co-Star

Romance has long been forgotten for an overworked single mom until an unexpected email arrives in "A Crush on You," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Saturday, June 11 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C). Brigid Brannagh ("Army Wives") and Sean Patrick Flanery ("Saw VII 3D") star alongside Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Michael Clarke Duncan ("The Green Mile") and Christine Scott Bennett ("How I Met Your Mother") in the romantic comedy.

In "A Crush on You," Ben (Flanery), artboy2010@97mail.com, as he's known in the virtual world, has a case of "love at first sight" when he sees a beautiful woman in a caf� and overhears Chloe Andersen (Bennett) giving her email address (candersen@g1se.com) to a friend. Later that night, Ben courageously breaks the ice by introducing himself to Chloe anonymously via email with this message: "Five Top Reasons Why I'm Your Secret Admirer."

But, Ben's display of affection for Chloe is misfiled when his emails are instead delivered to Charley Anderson (Brannagh), canderson@g1se.com. It seems Chloe's co-worker shares a similar email protocol at Game 1 Sports and Entertainment Marketing owned by the legendary sports star "Big-Jim" Nelson (Duncan).

Charley, an overworked single mom who hit the delete button on romance long ago, now excitedly turns on her computer. She waits. Her breath catches. Then, suddenly the three words Charley's been waiting for�

"A Crush on You" is a MNG Films Ireland Production in association with Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer. Randy Pope and Mary Callery are the co-executive producers. Brian J. Gordon and Jim Wilberger are the producers. Allison Anders directed from a script written by Keith Merryman and David Newman.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87.5 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,450 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading network in quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, lifestyle and general entertainment content, and is the home of "The Martha Stewart Show", which anchors the channel's new daytime HOME block. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.

  [april 2011]  


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