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JAN
27
4 YEARS

Prince William, Kate Middleton Get Lifetime Movie

The network will tell the tale of the romance between the prince and the beautiful commoner.

Kate Middleton & Prince William
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Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal engagement has just received the Lifetime seal of approval.

The network has announced plans to make a movie about the traditional story of the royal prince falling for the beautiful commoner. It will hit the channel before the royal wedding on April 29.

The movie will deal with how “the friendship between Prince William, second in line to the throne of the British monarchy, and future princess Kate Middleton, the stunning daughter of upper middle-class commoners, blossomed into a romantic love affair, charming the world with their recent engagement and eagerly awaited Royal Wedding," according to a release from the company.

Nico Evers-Swindell (NCIS: Los Angeles) will play Prince William, Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire) has been cast as his father, Prince Charles.

Production is set to begin in February.