May 10, 2018

Kathie Lee Gifford to star in feature film, 'Love Me To Death'

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Kathie Lee Gifford is starring alongside Craig Ferguson in Love Me To Death that will be filmed on June in Scotland.

On May 3, 2018, the 64-year-old Today show host made an announcement that she is working on a new feature film, Love Me To Death.

Gifford took to her Twitter account to share the exciting news. 'I am beyond thrilled to announce the project I’m about to film with Craig Ferguson!' she wrote.

Love Me To Death was written by Gifford. It has a storyline near and dear to her heart, as reported by Faith Family America.

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In the upcoming movie, the TV host will be the main character, which is a widow just like herself.

Gifford's husband, Frank Gifford, died on August 9, 2015 from natural causes at their Greenwich, Connecticut home at the age of 84.

“[The movie] follows Annabelle (Gifford), a lonely widow who plans a trip around the world, with her husband’s ashes in tow, to visit the places they loved in the movies. When she arrives at the Inn in Loch Lomond, run by a curmudgeonly Scotsman (Ferguson), the first stop on the journey changes her life forever, as a family secret is revealed, one wedding is derailed, another is planned, and two unlikely people get a second chance at love,” Deadline reported.

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The feature film, which is being produced by Matthew T. Weiner, will be directed by Adriana Trigiani.

According to reports, the filming will begin in Scotland during June of 2018. The film's release date has not yet been provided.

Many fans of Grifford took to their Twitter account to congratulate the host.

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'“Love Me to Death” is going to be a must see!! Can’t wait to hear all about the production as filming begins!!' LainieB wrote.

Ana Sofía added: '@KathieLGifford congratulations on your upcoming movie, Kathie. Wishing you MUCH SUCCESS with all your projects. I enjoy everything you do, from music to movies! Such GREAT choice to have Craig Ferguson, he's awesome! This is SUPER EXCITING!!'

Grifford is best known for her 15-year run on the talk show, Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee (1985–2000). She is the celebrity ambassador for the non-profit organization, Childhelp.

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