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Unleashing Mr. Darcy (2016)

In this modern day spin on "Pride & Prejudice," Elizabeth Scott (Cindy Busby), is fishing for direction in her life and gets the opportunity to professionally show her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in a fancy New York dog show.

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David Winning

Writers:

Teena Booth (teleplay), Teri Wilson (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cindy Busby ... Elizabeth Scott
Ryan Paevey ... Donovan Darcy
Elizabeth McLaughlin ... Gabrielle Barrow
Frances Fisher ... Violet Darcy
Lini Evans ... Linda Scott
Tammy Gillis ... Jenna Scott
Sarah Desjardins ... Zara Darcy
Courtney Richter ... Felicity Robson
Ryan Kennedy ... Henry Robson
Ken Tremblett ... Grant Markham
Ty Wood ... Joe Markham
Hannah Carter Hannah Carter ... Student
Keith Martin Gordey Keith Martin Gordey ... Dr. Thurston
Robert Allan Hughes ... Dog Show Man
Noel Johansen ... Linus
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In this modern day spin on "Pride and Prejudice," Elizabeth Scott is fishing for direction in her life and gets the opportunity to professionally show her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in a fancy New York dog show. Dog show judge Donovan Darcy comes across as aristocratic and rude and a chain of misunderstandings unfold during the competition, complicating their mutual attraction. In true Jane Austen fashion, Elizabeth and Donovan begin to see the error of their ways and it turns out Mr. Darcy is far more kind and interesting than Elizabeth ever imagined. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Trivia

Aired as the fourth of four original films in The Hallmark Channel's 2016 "Winterfest" lineup. See more »

Goofs

In a dog show, ribbons are handed to the handler, never draped around the handler's neck. See more »

Connections

Version of Pride and Prejudice (1940) See more »

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The Lionized
Written by Jeff Toyne and Melissa R. Kaplan
Performed by Melissa R. Kaplan
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1 May 2018 | by tinyfeet69See all my reviews

Come on people... this is Hallmark... not Masterpiece Theater. It is what it is and although based on Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice, there should be NO comparison to the book or BBC series whatsoever. This is by far one of my more favorite Hallmark movies and I loved it. As with all Hallmark movies, the romance is a bit weak at best (need more kissing & groping - how could one keep their hands of Ryan Paevy). I hope they step it up a bit in the sequel, Marrying Mr Darcy, which will air on Hallmark Channel in June 2018. The lead character, Ryan Paevy (Donovan Darcy), is dishy and very easy on the eyes. If Hallmark did anything right with this show it is in casting a gorgeous hunk to play Mr Darcy. He is exactly who I picture now when I read Pride & Prejudice. Well done!


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