CHERYL LADD AND BRUCE BOXLEITNER STAR IN SECOND NEW PREQUEL INSPIRED BY JANETTE OKE'S BELOVED BOOK SERIES,
"LOVE'S EVERLASTING COURAGE," A HALLMARK CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE, OCTOBER 1
Film Brings Total to 10 in Hallmark Channel's Most Successful Movie Series Ever
Cheryl Ladd ("Las Vegas"), Bruce Boxleitner ("TRON: Legacy"), Wes Brown ("True
Blood") and Julie Mond ("General Hospital") star as a frontier family beset by sudden tragedy in
"Love's Everlasting Courage," the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, October 1 (9p.m.
ET/PT, 8C). "Love's Everlasting Courage" is the second prequel inspired by prolific Christian
author Janette Oke's inspirational Love Comes Softly books, and in particular, Oke's lead
character Clark Davis. The additional film brings Hallmark Channel's highly rated and most
successful movie series ever.
Clark Davis (Brown) struggles to maintain his land and support his family during a long
drought. With a bank loan to repay, his wife, Ellen (Mond), takes a job in town as a
seamstress, but soon becomes ill with scarlet fever and passes away. Devasted to lose his
beloved wife, Clark and his young daughter Missie (Morgan Lily, "2012") turn to his parents
Irene (Ladd) and Lloyd (Boxleitner) for support. As Clark struggles mount with the threat of
losing his home and the sudden loss of his wife, he considers sending Missie to live with his
parents. But when Missie runs away after accidentally setting the house on fire, Clark faces the
possibility of losing the person he loves most.
"Love's Everlasting Courage" is an MNG Films Ireland Production in association with
Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer. Randy Pope and Mary
Callery are the co-executive producers and Erik Heiberg and Lincoln Lageson are the producers.
Bradford May directed from a script by Kevin Bocarde.
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 87.5
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 quality family programming with an
ambitious slate of original TV movies, lifestyle and general entertainment content, and is the
home of "The Martha Stewart Show", which anchors the channel's new daytime HOME block.
Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD,
which focuses on the family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations
from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special