December 3, 2008
Murphy, Lewis set for ‘Tribute’ roles
Brittany Murphy, Jason Lewis and Tippi Hedren have signed up for roles in the U.S. small-screen adaptation of Nora Roberts' thriller
Tribute, Lifetime said.
The film, in which
deadly family secrets unfold against the backdrop of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is slated to premiere next year as a Lifetime Original Movie, the network said in a news release.
Murphy's film credits include
Girl, Interrupted and
Clueless, Lewis has been seen in
Sex and the City and
Brothers & Sisters and Hedren has headlined
The Birds and
The last of four 2009 Nora Roberts' movies scheduled to begin production,
Nora Roberts' Tribute joins a slate that includes
Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou,
Nora Roberts' Northern Lights and
Nora Roberts' High Noon.
Cumulatively, more than 34 million viewers watched the four Nora Roberts' movies that aired on Lifetime in 2007, the network noted.