Hilary Duff to star in ‘Business’ for new telepic

August 10th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IBNS  

Aug 10 (IBNS) ABC Family is planning to team up with Hilary Duff for “The Business of Falling in Love,” a romantic comedy based on the book “Diary of a Working Girl,” by Daniella Brodsky.

Thre two-hour original movie will be directed by Gil Junger. Duff will star as a fashion reporter who goes undercover in the business world in the hopes of finding love while writing an article about dating men in suits, reports Hollywood Reporter .

In addition to starring, Duff will also be the executive produce the film alongside Frank Von Zerneck, Robert Sertner, Ira Pincus and Jessica Horowitz.

The book was adapted for the small screen by writer Mike Horowitz (”Burn Notice”).

Junger is a familiar face at ABC Family. The director of the 1999 movie “10 Things I Hate About You” also is helming the ABC Family series of the same name that launched this summer.

He has also directed one of ABC Family’s highest-rated original movies this year, the romantic comedy “My Fake Fiance.”

Former “Lizzie McGuire” star Duff, repped by CAA, is on board to play the female lead in the indie “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.”

The 21 years old, Duff has already been rumored to have had plastic surgery, including an unconfirmed breast augmentation or two.

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