Cheryl Ladd cast in Hallmark movie

Actress joins Bruce Boxleitner in second 'Love' prequel

Former "Charlie's Angels" star Cheryl Ladd has been cast in a Hallmark movie.

Ladd will appear opposite Bruce Boxleitner in the period telefilm "Love's Resounding Courage," the network's second prequel to its popular film "Love Comes Softly."

Ladd plays a strong-willed matriarch who helps her son and grandchildren after a tragedy. She is repped by Don Buchwald and Jay D. Schwartz.