"Lion in Winter" Remake to Air May 23, 2004

A new version of "The Lion in Winter" starring Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close will air May 23, 2004 on Showtime. On May 23, 2004, Showtime will begin airing the remake of "The Lion in Winter" starring Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close in roles made famous by Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn.

The Hallmark Entertainment website offers the following description:

"King Henry II has brought together his imprisoned wife, Eleanor of Acquitaine, and their three sons to announce the successor to his throne. What ensues over the course of Christmas 1183 is nothing less than a private-and merciless-family war."

For more information and a trailer from the film, click on the header above.