According to Variety, Kelly Preston and Toby Keith will topline Angel From Montgomery for Paramount and MTV Films.

The pic is about a Florida anchorwoman (Preston) who returns home to Montgomery, Tenn., after her brother's death.

Steven Goldmann directs, and Burt Reynolds co-stars along with Willie Nelson and Tess Harper. Screenplay was written by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld.

Sara Risher and Donald Zuckerman are producing.

The pic is skedded for a 2006 release and will be followed by a run on CMT.