British actress Camilla Luddington nabs the role of Kate Middleton in the Lifetime movie

By Rennie Dyball
Updated February 02, 2011 12:45 PM
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Kate has been cast!

The upcoming royal Lifetime movie William & Kate, which only had a groom as of last week, now has its bride: Camilla Luddington.

The young British actress will play Kate Middleton, joining Nico Evers-Swindell, who will portray Prince William, and Ben Cross, who’s been cast as Prince Charles.

Luddington – who also stars in the upcoming Hallmark Channel film Accidentally In Love and has appeared on CSI – is coincidentally from the British county of Berkshire, the same one that Middleton has called home.

Deadline Hollywood first reported the casting news. The production is expected to be fast-tracked in order to premiere the movie in time for the April 29 affair.