May 24, 2016  

Hallmark Announces 'William & Kate: A Royal Love Story'

February 23, 2011 (7:42 am) GMT
Partly biographical, the TV movie is 'a love story with an inside look at the nuances of a modern monarchy'.

Lifetime is not the only channel aiming to cash in on Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding this April. Hallmark has announced that they are fast-tracking a TV movie about the royal couple with the title "William & Kate: A Royal Love Story".

"The love story of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which will culminate April 29, 2011, in the biggest royal wedding since Charles and Diana, chronicles the pair as young students at St. Andrews, William's Army training at Sandhurst Military Academy, their break-up, reunification, engagement and planning of royal nuptials, and advice from William's grandmother, the Queen," said Hallmark senior VP original programming Barbara Fisher.

Linda Yellen, who executive produced CBS' 1982 documentary "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana", wrote and will produce the biopic. Hallmark is set to release it on August 13 at 9/8c.

Meanwhile, Lifetime's movie, "", stars Nico Evers-Swindell as Prince William and as Kate Middleton. It will air around the time of the wedding in London.

More Prince William News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Bachelorette' Premiere Recap: JoJo Meets Her Suitors. Who Makes the Most Memorable Entrance?
  2. Ariana Grande Makes Out a Lot in 'Into You' Music Video
  3. New CG-Animated 'Garfield' in the Works as Franchise
  4. Kim Kardashian Shows Off Her Curves in Flesh-Baring Outfit at Vogue 100 Festival in London
  5. Lil Wayne Blasts Cash Money Again Months After Reuniting With Birdman
  6. 'The Voice' Final Performances: Listen to the Top 4's Original Songs
  7. Justin Bieber Sings Taylor Swift's Song and Talks About Her First Love. Is He Mocking Her?
  8. Beyonce and Jay-Z's Long-Rumored Joint Album May Arrive Anytime Now