via press release:
RAVEN-SYMONÉ AND JOANNA GARCIA STAR
AS UNDERCOVER BRIDESMAIDS WITH A MISSION TO BREAK UP A WEDDING
INTHE NEW ABC FAMILY ORIGINAL MOVIE, “OF THE BRIDESMAIDS,”
PREMIERING ON SUNDAY, JULY 18TH, AT 8:00 PM ET/PT
Burbank, CA (June 14, 2010) – Being a bridesmaid was never so much fun or so dangerous! Hilarity ensues as two childhood friends attempt to thwart the wedding of a no-good, money hungry ex-friend by going undercover as bridesmaids so that true love can prevail, in ABC Family’s new original movie, “Sunday, July 18th (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT). The film stars Raven-Symoné (“College Road Trip,” “That’s So Raven”) and Joanna Garcia (“Better Together,” “Privileged,” “Reba”).of the Bridesmaids,” premiering
In the movie, Raven-Symoné stars as Abigail Scanlon and Joanna Garcia as Parker Wald, best friends since childhood returning to their small, Southern home town from New York City for a visit. After running into old friends, they learn that their close friend, Rachel (Chryssie Whitehead), has lost the love of her life, Tony (Lyle Brocato), to their ex-friend Caitlin (Virginia Williams) – a conniving gold-digger. Intent upon preventing a loveless marriage, Parker and Abigail go "undercover" as Caitlin's bridesmaids to sabotage the wedding. Along the way, Caitlyn’s tightly-wound mother, Olivia (Beth Broderick), works hard to keep Abigail and Parker at bay, and Parker falls for the town cop and groomsman, Henry (David Rogers). The bridesmaids put their best-laid plans in motion only to see them go outrageously awry!
“of the Bridesmaids” is directed by Jim Hayman (“Ugly Betty,” “ ”), written by David Kendall & Bob Young and Stephanie Phillips & Mark Amato and produced by Frank von Zerneck and Bob Sertner (“Beauty & the Briefcase,” “Sorority Wars”).
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