Principal photography is underway on "Angel From Montgomery"
The angel flaps its wings as a sign that it's ready to fly. In fact, it's more than ready for that as the drama musical "Angel From Montgomery" has just started its production in Atlanta earlier this month with principal photography is underway.
"Angel From Montgomery" tells the story of Angela Dalton, a Miami newscaster who brings her rebel teenage daughter Dixie home to rural Montgomery, Tennessee after a military training accident tragically takes the lives of several town resides, including Angela's younger brothers. Back in Montgomery, Angela reunites with country star Bo Porter, the father that Dixie has never met. Bo's heart and talent helps troubled Dixie, while Bo and Angela reconcile their bittersweet past.
Written by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld, the film is directed by Steven Goldmann and produced by Sara Risher and Donald Zuckerman. Serve as executive producer is Loretha Jones, the senior vice president of MTV Films and Home Entertainment. "Angel From Montgomery" is slated for a 2006 theatrical release which is soon followed by limited run on CMT and DVD release.
Star in among others are three-time 2005 American Music Awards nominee, Toby Keith; Kelly Preston; Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Burt Reynolds; Grammy Award winning Willie Nelson; Tess Harper; Anna Maria Horsford and Lindsey Haun.