Release date1 June 2004 (2004-06-01) (Canada)
28 April 2005 (2005-04-28) (U.S.) WriterMichael MacLennan (story), Kent Staines (story), Kent Staines (teleplay) NominationsGemini Award for Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series CastAaron Ashmore (Marc Hall), Jean Pierre Bergeron (Audy Hall), Mac Fyfe (Jason), Marie Tifo (Emily Hall), Andre Noble (Lard) Similar moviesThe Matthew Shepard Story (2002)
TaglineWill "Cinderfella" make it to the prom on time?
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Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story is a Canadian television film, which aired on CTV in 2004. The film is about Marc Hall, a gay Canadian teenager whose legal fight (Marc Hall v. Durham Catholic School Board) to bring a same-sex date to his Catholic high school prom made headlines in 2002.
In Inniston, Marc Hall (Aaron Ashmore) is popular and his sexuality relatively well-accepted by his classmates and later his parents. But when he decides to take his boyfriend to the prom as his date, he finds he has stepped over the line straight into the fight of his young life and sends ripples though Canada's media. From just an ordinary teenager, he becomes an icon for LGBT rights across the nation when he discovers he is battling discrimination to date whoever he wants within the spotlight of the nation's media cast center on his struggle,
Aaron Ashmore as Marc Hall
Mac Fyfe as Jason
Tamara Hope as Carly
Trevor Blumas as Beau
Dave Foley as Principal Warrick
Laura Vandervoort as Young Girl (uncredited)
The offices of Toronto-based Tapestry Pictures were trashed one week before the film's television premiere, and the producers feared the vandalism was linked to its coming, controversial film.