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The cable network Lifetime has green-lighted the television movie Consequences, which chronicles the life of a teen honor student who contracts HIV. Variety reports that the film will star Desperate Housewives actress Andrea Bowden as Rachel, a popular high school student who discovers that a boy with whom she had sex has HIV. Panic and gossip envelop her after she finds out that she too has the disease.
Also cast in the film are Jennie Garth as a teacher who befriends the lead character, as well as Eric Von Detten, who will play the boy with HIV. It is expected to air in June. (The Advocate)