Thompson, Burstyn, Gibson to star

The Wolper Organization has inked a deal with NBC to produce a four-hour miniseries, “A Will of Their Own,” to star Lea Thompson of the web’s “Caroline in the City.”

David L. Wolper and Mark Wolper are exec producers. Lensing begins May 13 in St. Louis. Also set for starring roles are Thomas Gibson of ABC’s “Dharma & Greg” and Oscar-winner Ellen Burstyn.

Thompson’s character will age from 19 to 75 over the course of the made-for, which will examine the changing roles of women in America as seen through the eyes of three generations of one family.

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