Amber Tamblyn by Cliff Lipson/CBS
, who played the titular God-gabber on CBS' acclaimed (and rudely dismissed)
Joan of Arcadia
and starred on the Eye's
fall 2007 pilot Babylon Fields
, has been tapped to play the lead in
The Russell Girl
, a February 2008 Hallmark Hall of Fame flick.
, concerns a small-town gal who attempts to escape her past by moving to Chicago, yet ultimately is forced to deal with the tragedy she left behind.
Speaking of left behind,
also says that
- in which a quiet town's deceased again walk the earth - itself may still have some life in it, and could get a pickup for midseason.