Telepic set for Hallmark Movie Channel
Wendie Malick is set to star and exec produce original telepic “Wild Horse Annie” for Hallmark Movie Channel.Pic, skedded for a summer 2012 release, is adapted from a portion of author Deanne Stillman’s tome “Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West” and examines the life of animal-rights activist Velma Johnston, who helped save the lives of hundreds of equines. Jerry Wingfield will write the script while Stillman will produce. Said Malick, currently co-starring in TV Land hit “Hot in Cleveland”: “Despite physical and emotional challenges, Johnston committed her life to getting federal protection for our wild horses and burros, saving them from cruel roundups and barbaric slaughter.”
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