Hallmark Channel to debut its own Wills & Kate movie
February 23rd, 2011
10:26 AM ET

Hallmark Channel to debut its own Wills & Kate movie

Kate Middleton isn't even a princess yet but she's already the queen of TV movies: According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hallmark Channel is following Lifetime's lead and turning her romance with Prince William into a small-screen biopic.

Airing August 13 at 9 p.m., "William & Kate: A Royal Love Story" is a biographical film that also explores the nuances of the modern monarchy.

"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," says Hallmark programming exec Barbara Fisher.

"William & Kate: A Royal Love Story" will be executive produced by Linda Yellen (who wrote the 1982 CBS TV movie "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana") and has not yet been cast.

Meanwhile, Brit newcomer Camilla Luddington and "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Nico Evers-Swindell will play the royal bride and groom in Lifetime's "William & Kate." The movie will air in the weeks surrounding the real-life couple's wedding.

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  1. Derp the twerp

    Wow! This blog is all about poppin' off! No comments even to do with the material. Just clowns! Bite my sack!!

    February 24, 2011 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
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    February 24, 2011 at 5:49 am | Report abuse |
  3. trixie

    Right on brother man !

    February 23, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  4. JAMAL

    Plus dont be questioning my afrocentricity. Tho my skiiin maaay be daaaark my eyeeees see the light. Halelujah brother !

    February 23, 2011 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  5. JAMAL

    Dang whiite peoples just make me sick ! All you do is whiine about how tough you have it. I am a proud blaack man and have to work extra hard for my money. I think you whiite folks are just shiftlesss laaxy laayabouts.

    February 23, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Justin Bieber

    Shes a lucky girl cuz I be he has a huge willy! I wish he would sling his Royal Goober Juice all over my face.

    February 23, 2011 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Kazoo

    Im wondering how many darkies will be invited to the wedding? And will they be seated in the back of the church.

    February 23, 2011 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Wedding Bells

    Instead of two wedding cakes perhaps William and his B!TCH could just place pieces of The Royal Doo Doo into one anothers mouth.

    February 23, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Kim

    You guys must seven still wearing diapers playing with your wieners or suckin' on them. Can't wait till ur asses burn in hell for all ETERNITY! Keep on hating cause I want u to get there.

    February 23, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  10. just me

    Will and stanley you both sound sooo stupid i bet you two hide behind white sheets and think you are men thiank god all white people arent stupid like you two

    February 23, 2011 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  11. jillmarie

    Back to the topic- I'm looking forward to both network's movies. This is a wonderful real-life love story, and I'll be DVRing both!

    February 23, 2011 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Egypt

    http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Egypt/189694487730197?sk=app_4949752878

    February 23, 2011 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Litte Randy

    Justin Bieber like to nibble on what he calls my "love newton".

    February 23, 2011 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Mr McGoo...Ber

    ROOOOAAD HOOOG!

    February 23, 2011 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Felix the HellCat

    Hey Denise...PHUCK YOU ya STUPID B!TCH. Go soak your head in the boys lockeroom toilet but only after you nibble on their charred D!CKS.

    February 23, 2011 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
  16. SH!T Sandwich

    Go to hell lady! Get back in the class room and teach those jigs something.

    February 23, 2011 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
  17. Denise, I have a gift for you...

    Put your nose up close to my rear-end...closer...closer...Cmon, just a little more...and, *POOT* Right in ya FACE!! Ah hahaa!! Smell it!

    February 23, 2011 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  18. Stanley

    You know how black people just make everything worse? Like drugs and guns? Or even jail. Yeah, I hate that. Too bad they're not better.

    February 23, 2011 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  19. liz

    Thats cool and this isnt a racist blog at all. ur the 1 that is.

    February 23, 2011 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  20. Denise

    is it really necessary to comment on here just to bad mouth someone else? Jeez...

    February 23, 2011 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
    • Miller Time

      Boo hoo, slag.

      Is it really necessary to comment on here just to pose inane questions to the anonymous commentariat? Jeez....

      What a dumb slu...

      February 23, 2011 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
    • Felix the HellCat

      This isnt your blog so STFU!

      February 23, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
    • Miller Time

      @Felix
      I know right! Who did this f'ing kunt think she was speaking to?

      February 23, 2011 at 11:57 am | Report abuse |
    • Felix the HellCat

      Agreed Miller...she is a walking talking SH!Tpile and needs to get back to teaching her class full of Burrheads.

      February 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • lol (@ Denise)

      That's what the trolls do. If you don't like it, go somewhere else.

      February 23, 2011 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Better Idea

    The casting should be Justin Bieber as Kate and as William, That wall eyed basturd jesse jackson.

    February 23, 2011 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
  22. LAVONNE

    This is the most raacist blog i have ever read. Where are the CNN moderators ? You whiite peoples are just raacist.

    February 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
    • Will Dweezy

      Oh, chill out. It's not our fault that your parents (or parent, assuming you don't know who your father is) named you LAVONNE, thus reducing you to a lifetime of menial, civil service jobs or collecting food stamps. I'm gonna guess the latter.

      February 23, 2011 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
    • @ Will Dweezy

      With a name like yours I wouldn't be talking. "Dweezy" where did you get that part from? You're not cool... stop lying to yourself. $100 bucks says "LAVONNE" isn't even black. Can't wait for the comment by "JAMAL" to show up next.

      February 23, 2011 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  23. tim

    This would rule if they would get Sir THomas Chong to play the part of Will. But i bet PeeWee Herman would be moe appropriate for the part.

    February 23, 2011 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |

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