Hallmark has King Tut miniseries in works

Oct. 4, 2005 at 2:37 PM

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Hallmark Entertainment is producing a TV miniseries about the discovery of King Tut's tomb starring Malcolm McDowell and Casper Van Dien.

The company recently wrapped shooting in India on the four-hour "The Curse of King Tut's Tomb," the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

The miniseries is a fact-based fantasy adventure set mostly in the 1920s with flashbacks to ancient Egypt.

Van Dien plays an archaeologist in the 1920s and McDowell appears as Van Dien's nemesis, the Reporter said.

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