Dueling Elians: Two TV Movies

12/01/1997 AT 12:00 AM EST

The Fox Family Channel is moving ahead with "The Elian Gonzalez Story," which it hopes to air in September, two months before CBS's planned November sweeps movie, reports Variety. The TV movie will tell the tale of the 6-year-old boy's flight from Cuba to America with his mother, who perished in the escape. No cast or director has been named.

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