Joan of Arcadia's Amber Tamblyn has signed on to star in The Russell Girl. According to Variety, the telefilm will air on CBS' Hallmark Hall of Fame.

In a script written by Jill Blotevogel, Tamblyn will play a woman who returns home to a tragedy she left behind years ago. Jeff Bleckner is set to direct the drama.

The Russell Girl will shoot in Toronto starting September 4th.