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Katherine Heigl Produces and Stars in HBO Movie

April 9, 2011 (4:18 am) GMT
The project she picks is based on Ann Hood's bestselling novel titled 'The Knitting Circle' where she would play the grieving mother.

More than a year after she announced a departure from "" to devote her time to her family, announced a return to TV. HBO Films has teamed up with the actress' Abishag banner to produce a TV movie based on Ann Hood's bestselling novel "".

In her first small-screen project since "Grey's", Heigl would also play the central character. A semiautobiography, the book tells an inspiring story about a mother who mourns the death of her young daughter. As she struggles to overcome the grief which breaks her marriage and other aspects of her life, she finds a comfort in a knitting circle whose members have their own stories.

Heigl will produce the movie with her mother Nancy Heigl and Pine Street Pictures. Script is written by Craig Wright who makes a return to HBO where he earned an Emmy for "Six Feet Under".


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