January 28th, 2011
09:37 AM ET
Forget that April 29 royal wedding — Prince William and Kate Middleton are about to hit the airwaves with a broadcast event: a TV movie on Lifetime.
The network has announced that it's working on "William & Kate," a biopic that follows the fairy-tale couple from their first encounter at Scotland's University of St. Andrews "through the ups and downs of their nine-year courtship complicated by social and Royal Family pressures, and intense global media attention surrounding their storybook nuptials," according to a statement from Lifetime.
Nico Evers-Swindell ("NCIS: Los Angeles") is set to play Prince William with Ben Cross portraying his father, Prince Charles. The coveted role of Middleton, who will go from commoner to kingdom, has not yet been cast.
"William & Kate" is expected to begin shooting in February, according to Deadline.com, with an air date to be announced.
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