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August 11th, 2006 10:36am EDT
Oliver HudsonClaire Forlani, Oliver Hudson and Jacqueline Bisset will star in the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie "Carolina Moon," based on the number-one New York Times best-selling book by acclaimed author Nora Roberts. Currently in pre-production are three additional Nora Roberts films: "Blue Smoke," "Angels Fall" and "Montana Sky," all airing in February 2007.

"Carolina Moon" tells the story of an unusual young woman who returns to her hometown to confront the violent memories of her childhood. She unexpectedly finds love in the arms of an old friend and becomes the key to solving a series of murders that began with the death of her childhood best friend.

"Nora Roberts' fans are passionate about her books and have helped make her one of the most popular authors in the world. We hope to build on that huge fan base by bringing these characters to life," said Libby Beers, Vice President, Original Movies."We are also thrilled to begin the first of our Nora Roberts movies with such esteemed talent as Claire Forlani, Jacqueline Bisset and Oliver Hudson."