Four Weddings & A Funeral star Andie MacDowell is to play author Debbie Macomber's beloved fictional Judge Olivia Lockhart in a TV adaptation of the writer's bestselling Cedar Cove books.
The upcoming series will be the first ever prime-time series for America's Hallmark Channel.
MacDowell will debut as Judge Lockhart later this year (12) in a two-hour TV movie. The series is scheduled to air next year (13).