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Ryan Merriman and Lacey Chabert Star in "Elevator Girl," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Completed Production
Due in 2010, the project is "about two strangers whose instant connection when they are stuck in an elevator together sparks an unexpected romance."

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


Will Be Presented on Hallmark Channel in 2010

Ryan Merriman ("Home of the Giants") and Lacey Chabert ("Ghosts of Girlfriends Past") star in "Elevator Girl," an original movie about two strangers whose instant connection when they are stuck in an elevator together sparks an unexpected romance. Despite their seeming differences they fall in love and learn to embrace each other's flaws.

"Elevator Girl" has just completed production and will air on Hallmark Channel in 2010.

Jonathan MacIntyre (Merriman) is a handsome workaholic at a prestigious law firm. When Jonathan is made a partner in his firm, the company throws a congratulatory dinner for him. On his way there he gets stuck in the building's elevator with Libby Taylor (Chabert), a free-spirited, artistic type who is on her way to work as a server at Jonathan's dinner.

The chemistry is immediate between Jonathan and Libby, but the vast differences between their worlds prevent them from pursuing a relationship until Jonathan's secretary, Rosemary (Patty McCormack, "Citizen Jane"), orchestrates a second meeting between them where their connection resurfaces. Jonathan's coworkers look down upon Libby, and Libby's friends are wary of Jonathan's character, but the influences of their peers prove no match to the power of fate that brought them together. Ultimately, their unlikely relationship pushes Jonathan and Libby to confront their own insecurities and figure out what really matters in life.

"Elevator Girl" is being produced by Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer. Lincoln Lageson and Erik Heiberg are the producers. Bradford May directed from a script written by Jennifer Notas.

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 to a national audience of 88 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 consistently ranks among the highest-rated cable networks and is the nation's leading network in providing quality family programming. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel which focuses on the greatest family movies of all time.

  [september 2009]  


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