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See Who's Playing Prince William in a Lifetime Movie

Entertainment Jan. 27, 2011 AT 4:26PM
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Lifetime is giving Prince William and Kate Middleton an early wedding gift.

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One week before the royal couple ties the knot in London's Westminster Abbey on April 29, the network will air the made-for-TV movie William & Kate, based on the couple's eight-year romance.

According to E! News, newcomer Nico Evers-Swindell has been tapped to portray William. The New Zealand native previously appeared on episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles and Law & Order.

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William's father, Prince Charles, will be played by Star Trek alum Ben Cross. The role of Middleton, 29, has yet to be cast.

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Mark Rosman -- who has directed episodes of ABC Family's Greek and CBS' Ghost Whisperer -- will direct the film, which is being produced by the Konigsberg Company.

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