Prepon preps for turn in cabler movie
“That ’70s Show” thesp Laura Prepon will star in the Oxygen original movie “Romancing the Bride.”
Cabler has greenlit production on the telepic, in which Prepon plays Melissa, who has spent the past two years prepping for a picture-perfect wedding day. When she awakens the morning before her big day already married to a total stranger (Matt Cedeno), Melissa is forced to go on a 24-hour tear to annul the mistake she can’t remember making.
“Oxygen viewers are in for the ride of their lives as Melissa invokes a whole lot of comedy from a wedding day gone bad,” Oxygen programming prexy Debby Beece said. Most recently, Jennifer Love Hewitt toplined the original movie “Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber” for the women’s cabler.
Kris Isacsson, Kat Likkel and John Hoberg penned the script, which Isacsson will direct.
Tim Perell (Oxygen’s “My Sexiest Mistake” and “Tempting Adam”) is producing the telepic for Process Media. Stefanie Ziev is the exec in charge of production for Oxygen.
Production begins next month in Acapulco, Mexico. Oxygen has not yet set a premiere date.