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Lea Thompson Dishes on Hallmark's Final Approach

Lea Thompson plays an ex-FBI agent's spouse in the airline hostage drama Final Approach (May 24 at 8 pm/ET, Hallmark). The former Caroline in the City star spoke with us about her eclectic career.

TV Guide: You play Dean Cain's wife in Final Approach. Discuss.
Lea Thompson: It was fun playing his wife, though I didn't get to do that much with him. I was on the phone most of the time. It's hard to build a rapport. I always thought he was cute as Superman [in Lois & Clark]. He's way cuter than me, which is a problem. [Laughs]

TV Guide: Approach is like a high-tension Love Boat episode — you, Cain, Anthony Michael Hall, Tracey Gold, Barry Livingston, Richard Roundtree…
Thompson: A little bit. I did most of my work with Ric  Read Full Article

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One year ago Jack Bender (Dean Cain, 10.5 Apocalypse) was the most decorated hostage rescue specialist in FBI history. Then came the botched siege on the Utah compound of radical cult leader Silas Jansen (William Forsythe, The Rock). It left an innocent child dead, destroyed Jack’s career, and put a strain on an already tenuous relationship with his estranged wife Alicia (Lea Thompson, Back to the Future), employee of the Federal Aviation Administration. Now Jack’s skills are unexpectedly challenged again when he finds himself aboard a domestic flight that’s been hijacked by a man named Gilliad (Anthony Michael Hall,The Dead Zone), head of a terrorist organization called the People’s Separatist Movement. The demand is the release of their leader Silas Jansen from prison. But the skies aren’t the thing that the PSM has commandeered.

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Their far-reaching operatives have made additional moves by kidnapping a woman in Virginia, and in Maryland, a mother and her young daughter.

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Season 1, Episode 1
One year ago Jack Bender (Dean Cain, 10.5 Apocalypse) was the most decorated hostage rescue specialist in FBI history. Then came the botched siege on the Utah compound of radical cult leader Silas Jansen (William Forsythe, The Rock).

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Lea Thompson Dishes on Hallmark's Final Approach

Lea Thompson plays an ex-FBI agent's spouse in the airline hostage drama Final Approach (May 24 at 8 pm/ET, Hallmark). The former Caroline in the City star spoke with us about her eclectic career. TV Guide: You play Dean Cain's wife in Final Approach. Discuss.Lea Thompson: It was fun playing his wife, though I didn't get to do that much with him. I was on the phone most of the time. It's hard to build a rapport. I always thought he was cute as Superman [in Lois & Clark]. He's way cuter than me, which is a problem. [Laughs] TV Guide: Approach is like a high-tension Love Boat episode — you, Cain, Anthony Michael Hall, Tracey Gold, Barry Livingston, Richard Roundtree… Thompson: A little bit. I did most of my work with Ric read more

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Premise: A former FBI agent (Dean Cain) aboard a hijacked plane attempts to combat the efforts of a radical separatist (Anthony Michael Hall), who's demanding the release of a captured cult leader. Meanwhile, the FBI and FAA work furiously on the ground to ensure the flight's safe return. Lea Thompson, Ernie Hudson and Sunny Mabrey also star.

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