Katherine Heigl to Produce, Star in New Film

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Continuing her pursuits outside TV, Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl is set to star in and produce the movie adaptation of Escape.

Escape is Carolyn Jessop's best-selling memoir about the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, where polygamy is the norm.

By the time she was in the fourth grade, her father had three wives. At 18 she married a 50-year-old; at 35, she fled with her eight children.

Last year, the sect's notorious leader, Warren Jeffs, was found guilty on charges of being an accessory to rape for forcing a 14-year-old girl in the group to marry her 19-year-old cousin, and Jessop's testimony helped convict him.

Lady in Pink

The Emmy-winning Katherine Heigl of Grey's Anatomy is currently shooting the Robert Luketic directed Sony/Lakeshore comedy The Ugly Truth.

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

There's a reason I said I'd be happy alone. It wasn't 'cause I thought I'd be happy alone. It was because I thought if I loved someone and then it fell apart, I might not make it. It's easier to be alone, because what if you learn that you need love and you don't have it? What if you like it and lean on it? What if you shape your life around it and then it falls apart? Can you even survive that kind of pain? Losing love is like organ damage. It's like dying. The only difference is death ends. This? It could go on forever.


MEREDITH: "You don't get to call me a whore. When I met you, I thought I had found the person that I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I was done! All the boys and all the bars and all the obvious daddy issues, who cares? I was done. You left me. You chose Addison. I'm all glued back together now. I make no apologies for how I chose to repair what you broke. You don't get to call me a whore."
DEREK: "This thing with us is finished. It's over."
MEREDITH: "Finally."
DEREK: "Yeah, it's done."
MEREDITH: "It is done."