FACTS OF LIFE's Lisa Whelchel & Kim Fields to Reunite for Hallmark's FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
Lisa Whelchel reunites with "Facts of Life" co-star Kim Fields in "For Better Or For Worse," a Hallmark CHANNEL Original Movie World Premiere Fall 2014. The film, which is an adaptation of the bestselling novel For Better Or For Worse by Diann Hunt, has begun production in Vancouver, Canada. Antonio Cupo ("Hats Off To Christmas!") co-stars alongside Whelchel and Fields in this heartwarming romantic comedy about a woman who learns that perhaps there is such a thing as second chances when facing the pleasures and pains of love.
Wendy (Whelchel) is finally starting to settle into the single Life After struggling with the death of her husband. After a difficult season of grief, she's taken over the family business of coordinating the town's most beautiful and memorable weddings with the help of her friend and co-worker Roseanne (Fields). However, when the charming and incredibly irritating Marco (Cupo) opens a legal practice that specializes in divorces right next to her wedding chapel, Wendy is going to make sure that she stops at nothing to promote her business and the sanctity of marriage. Along the way, Wendy learns that self-discovery and moving on are the ways to finding true happiness.
"For Better Or For Worse" is a Better Productions Inc production. Tim Johnson and Maura Dunbar are the executive producers. Oliver De Caigny is the producer. Marita Grabiak directs from a script by Barbara Kymlicka. Based on the bestselling novel For Better Or For Worse written by Diann Hunt.
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