STARS OF ICONIC ROMANTIC MOVIES SHARE BEHIND-THE-SCENES SECRETS AND MEMORIES IN A SPECIAL EDITION OF ‘20/20’
Hour Includes Interviews with Katherine Heigl, ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Star Nia Vardalos and ‘Fifty Shades’ Stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan
‘Lights, Camera, Romance!’ Airs on ‘20/20,’ Tuesday, Feb. 13 (10:00 -11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “20/20” features the stars of the most influential romantic movies, takes viewers behind the scenes and dissects the most memorable moments from these classics. The special will feature interviews with actress Katherine Heigl, from “27 Dresses”; Nia Vardalos and Andrea Martin from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”; and Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan from the “Fifty Shades” films. “Lights, Camera, Romance!” airs on a special edition of “20/20” on Tuesday, Feb. 13 (10:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
The special will include insider details on romantic comedy casting decisions; the making of the most famous romantic movie scenes, including “The Notebook” producer Mark Johnson on the iconic kissing scene; and an interview with “An Officer and a Gentleman” director Taylor Hackford who worked with Richard Gere and Debra Winger, a famous film couple whose chemistry on-screen was matched only by their tension on set. The special will also feature interviews with Elton John, David Foster, Giorgio Moroder, Diane Warren and Bill Medley, the musical masterminds involved with some of the most popular love songs from movies, including “I Will Always Love You” and “I’ve Had the Time of My Life.” Additional interviews include E.L. James, author of the “Fifty Shades”books; Peter Billingsley, director of “Couples Retreat” and producer of “The Break-Up”; Anne Fletcher, director of “27 Dresses” and “The Proposal”; Ione Skye from “Say Anything”; Nelson Coates, set designer from “Fifty Shades Freed”; Erin Carlson, author of “I’ll Have What She’s Having”; Grae Drake, movie critic from Rotten Tomatoes; and ABC’s Chris Connelly.
VIDEO (Dakota Johnson on what annoys her about Jamie Dornan): http://abcn.ws/2sfiUue
VIDEO (Jamie Dornan says Dakota Johnson is a “maniac driver”): http://abcn.ws/2BJHIhH
PHOTOS (Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan and Nia Vardalos): http://bit.ly/2nO6YKh
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