[08/09/10 - 06:02 AM]
Brigid Brannagh and Sean Patrick Flanery Star in 'Mystery Girl,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Christine Scott Bennett also stars in the project, due next year.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


Original Movie Will Premiere in 2011

Brigid Brannagh ("Army Wives") and Sean Patrick Flanery ("Citizen Jane") star in "Mystery Girl," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie about Ben (Flanery) who e-mails a beautiful "mystery girl" who keeps crossing his path, but the message accidentally goes to the wrong address. When he continues e-mail exchanges with the girl at this wrong address and starts dating the beautiful "mystery girl," he just can't figure out why she's not the same in-person as in her online messages. Eventually, he learns who he's actually been "e-relating" to.

The movie has begun production and will premiere on Hallmark Channel in 2011.

Just out of a rocky relationship, Ben moves slowly with the intimidating Chloe (Christine Scott Bennett, "Funny or Die") and decides to e-mail her a hello. When he overhears the incorrect address, instead he e-mails Charley Anderson (Brannagh), a single, attractive mom who works at the same company - a sports entertainment company -- as Chloe. Ben and Charley soon develop a great relationship online. Then, through Chloe, they become friends in-person. Ben even helps Charley's 7-year-old son with baseball. Meanwhile, Chloe never quite lives up to the e-mail relationship and anonymous friendship he develops with Charley. But it isn't until Charley receives a job offer and is about to leave the state that Ben realizes who he's truly in love with.

"Mystery Girl" is being produced by Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson, is the executive producer. Jim Wilberger and Brian Gordon are the producers. Allison Anders ("Men in Trees") is directing from a script written by Gary Goldstein, Kevin Merriman & David Newman.

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 available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 90 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 is the nation's leading network in providing quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, general entertainment and home and lifestyle content. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the greatest family movies of all time.

  [august 2010]  


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