From Wisteria Lane to… East Texas?
September 7, 2010 (Houston, TX) – Actress Andrea Bowen is set to star in the independent drama, “The Preacher’s Daughter” to be filmed Fall, 2010 in Houston, Texas.
Best known for her role as “Julie Mayer” on the popular television series “Desperate Housewives,” Bowen will be playing Hannah White, the estranged daughter of a small town minister who is forced to return to her strict, religious home in East Texas where she must confront the troubled relationships that caused her to leave four years before.
The film will be directed by Michelle Mower, who also wrote the screenplay. “I’m very excited to have Andrea for this role. She is an exceptionally gifted actress, and a true professional with a passion for her craft.”
Bowen has been acting professionally since the age of 6, when she starred as Marta Von Trapp in the Broadway revival of “The Sound of Music.” Eventually, she made her way to Hollywood where she soon began landing guest starring roles on a number of television series, including “Law & Order,” “Boston Public” and “One Tree Hill.” In 2004, at the age of 13, Bowen moved to Wisteria Lane, joining the ensemble cast of “Desperate Housewives” that includes Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria. Bowen has also starred in made-for-tv movies, including Lifetime’s “Girl, Positive” and the upcoming Hallmark Channel original film, “After the Fall.”
“The Preacher’s Daughter” is scheduled to be released in 2011.