Beauty & the Briefcase (television) An ABC Family Original Movie, premiered on April 18, 2010. Lane Daniels, a bright effervescent fashion journalist’s career and love life intersect in a complicated way when she pitches the article “Switching Careers to Find Love” to Cosmopolitan magazine—her favorite magazine and ultimate career aspiration. In order to pull the undercover story off, Lane lands a job at an investment bank filled with lots of eligible guys. But her perfect plan goes awry when she meets Liam, a gorgeous music producer who sweeps her off her feet outside the office. Since the rules for the story were that Lane could only date the businessmen where she worked, Liam is off limits, and Lane is forced to choose between what she believes might be love and her Cosmo cover story. Directed by Gil Junger. Stars Hilary Duff (Lane Daniels), Matt Dallas (Seth), Michael McMillian (Tom), Chris Carmack (Liam), Jaime Pressly (Editor). Based on Daniella Brodsky’s book, Diary of a Working Girl. Working title was The Business of Falling in Love. Filmed in New Orleans.