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Stars line up for CBS 'Christmas' movie

July 22, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- Bruce Greenwood, Noel Fisher and Linda Emond have begun work on "A Dog Named Christmas," a TV movie filming in Saskatchewan, Canada, CBS said.

The holiday movie is about a developmentally challenged young man, with a penchant for caring for animals in need, who sets out to convince his family -- and their whole rural community -- to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program."

Fisher plays the main character, while Greenwood and Emond portray his parents.

The TV movie is expected to air on CBS as a Hallmark Hall of Fame production. No run date has been announced yet.

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