Hallmark’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Begins With Jordin Sparks Romance
Hallmark Channel is dimming the Christmas lights later this yr with a brand new film starring American Idol winner Jordin Sparks.
As a part of the community’s seemingly year-round celebration of the vacation, Hallmark has introduced the primary film from its upcoming “Countdown to Christmas” programming occasion. And what higher time to share this information than throughout the thick of “Christmas in July”? God bless us, everybody.
Anyway, A Christmas Treasure stars Sparks as Lou, a small-town lady who discovers her grandfather’s journal in a 100-year-old time capsule, inflicting her to query “whether or not she ought to transfer to New York after Christmas to additional her writing profession or keep in Pine Grove to hold on her household’s native newspaper,” in accordance with the official description. (Always remember rule No. 1 of TV Christmas films: ‘Tis the season for main, life-altering selections!)
Extra drama ensues when Lou crosses paths with Kyle (performed by Christmas film veteran Michael Xavier), an enthralling chef who finds himself visiting Pine Grove for the vacations. “When Lou and Kyle meet, they each have doubts about their future, however the magic of the vacation season — and the connection they’ve — helps every of their journeys.”
Sparks sings two songs within the film, “This Christmas” and “Oh Holy Night time.” The film can even function “Oh, It’s Christmas,” a monitor off Sparks’ 2020 vacation album Cider & Hennessy.
“Christmas is so particular to me and I’m thrilled that I get to share this festive film with you this yr,” says Sparks. “I liked having the ability to carry out a few of my favourite Christmas melodies, one for the primary time, as a part of the film. Becoming a member of the Hallmark household is a dream come true! I do know individuals are going to fall in love with Lou and our story that really represents the phrase ‘House is the place the Coronary heart is.’”
Are you excited by this vacation announcement, or are you a kind of TVLine commenters who piled on the too-soon practice over final weekend’s Amy Acker Christmas flick? Nonetheless you’re feeling, drop a remark together with your ideas beneath.