Kate & Leopold (2002) - Synopsis

Kate & Leopold (2002) - main synopsis imageMEG RYAN and HUGH JACKMAN star in KATE & LEOPOLD (2002), the story of two strangers in New York City, separated by a hundred years. When they meet, a century's worth of differences come crashing together.

Kate McKay is a modern-day executive, a 21st century woman driven to succeed in the corporate world. Leopold, the Third Duke of Albany, is a charming 19th century bachelor. Each has grown weary of waiting for love. But when a dramatic twist of fate lands Leopold in present-day New York, they must confront the prospect of a love affair 100 years in the making.

LIEV SCHREIBER (the "Scream" trilogy, ") co-stars as Kate's genius ex-boyfriend Stuart, who discovers the portal that accidentally transports his great great grandfather Leopold from 1867 to the new millenium. Also co-starring are BRECKIN MEYER ("Go (1999)," "Road Trip (2000)," television's "Inside Schwartz") as Kate's brother Charlie, NATASHA LYONNE ("American Pie (1999)," "Slums Of Beverly Hills (1998)") as her loyal assistant Darci, and BRADLEY WHITFORD (television's "The West Wing") as J. J. , Kate's boss.

KATE & LEOPOLD (2002) is directed by JAMES MANGOLD (director/co-writer of "Girl, Interrupted" and director/writer of "Cop Land"). The screenplay is by JAMES MANGOLD and STEVEN ROGERS; story by STEVEN ROGERS. CATHY KONRAD (producer of the "Scream" trilogy, "Girl, Interrupted (1999)," and the upcoming "Sweetest Thing, The (2001)" starring Cameron Diaz) is the film's producer