Hallmark’s New 2021 Christmas Films Record: Schedule So Far


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What we all know to this point about Hallmark’s 2021 Christmas schedule.

Hallmark hasn’t made an official announcement but itemizing all the brand new Christmas motion pictures which can be going to premiere on The Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Films & Mysteries this yr. Nevertheless, Crown Media together with many different information sources have slowly been revealing particulars about which motion pictures to count on in 2021. Right here’s the roundup of what we all know to this point.

Word that Hallmark generally adjustments film dates on the final minute, so any of those dates are topic to vary.


Brennan Elliott & Alison Sweeney Are Starring in ‘Open By Christmas’ on November 6

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Brennan Elliott and Alison Sweeney are starring in “Open By Christmas” (with the working title “Christmas Be Mine.”) Sweeney first revealed on an Instagram video that Elliott was her co-star. Erica Durance can also be starring.

On Twitter in August, Elliott revealed that he could be starring in a Christmas film this yr with a “particular woman who I’ve by no means labored with earlier than.”


Bruce Campbell & Eloise Mumford’s ‘One December Evening’ Will Seemingly Air November 13

Bruce Campbell and Eloise Mumford are filming a Christmas film for Hallmark referred to as “One December Evening” (the unique working title was “Duet.”) The film has a tentative launch date of November 13 on The Hallmark Channel, however that might change. It’s filming within the Goshen area of New York in Orange County.

In line with IMDb, the film additionally stars Peter Gallagher, Brett Dalton, Didi Conn, Jenna Stern, Andrew Durand, Julia Blanchard, Beth Fowler, Mark Kenneth Smaltz, Sinclair Daniel, and Jasmine Forsberg.


Erin Cahill & Wes Brown Are Starring in ‘Each Time a Bell Rings’on November 18

Erin Cahill and Wes Brown are starring in “Each Time a Bell Rings” (beforehand referred to as “The Seek for Christmas”) The Advocate reported. It’s about three sisters who develop aside and the way they discover their means again collectively due to Christmas. The film is anticipated to air in late November to mid-December, and it was filmed in Mississippi. A neighborhood city even hosted a fundraiser that included auctioning three roles within the film.

The film is premiering on The Hallmark Channel on November 18, The Natchez Democrat reported.


Trevor Donovan & Sarah Energy’s ‘Nantucket Noel’ Premieres November 19

Trevor Donovan and Sarah Energy (Abigail from “Good Witch”) are filming “Nantucket Noel.” The film can also be being known as “Let It Snow.” Kirsten Hansen wrote and might be directing the film.

Hansen wrote concerning the film: “We’ve locked essentially the most lovely coastal areas, the story will hopefully contact your coronary heart, make you chuckle, swoon, and possibly even cry 🤞🏼, and our lead forged is simply… sigh. 😍🙊 This has been such a rewarding expertise with an unimaginable workforce and we haven’t even began capturing but. Thanks, Universe. 🙏🏼”

The film is at present scheduled to premiere on The Hallmark Channel on November 19, 2021, Hansen revealed on Instagram. The date is topic to vary.

In an Instagram story shared by each Donovan and Hansen, Hansen revealed that there might be a magical component to the brand new film.


Niall Matter & Laura Vandervoort Are Starring in ‘Christmas Collectively With You’

Niall Matter and Laura Vandervoort are starring in “Christmas Alone Collectively” (additionally referred to as “Christmas Collectively With You.”) In line with IMDb, the film is premiering on November 20 and in addition stars Harry Lennix and Liza Huget.

The film filmed in Canada in August, together with downtown Vernon, FR24 Information reported.


‘The 9 Kittens of Christmas’ Premieres November 25

In line with IMDb, the sequel to “The 9 Lives of Christmas,” referred to as “The 9 Kittens of Christmas,” might be airing on November 25, 2021, on Thanksgiving Day. The date is topic to vary.

Brandon Routh will return as Zachary and Kimberley Sustad will return as Marilee. David Successful will direct the film.

This sequel has been within the works for greater than a yr. In July 2020, Sustad shared with The Bubbly Sesh podcast that she was already engaged on the sequel.

On the finish of the podcast, Sustad stated:

‘The 9 Lives of Christmas’ sequel is underway, in improvement, and it’s trying good. … We’re very excited. I’m actually excited to place that character again on. Clearly, we’ve had some apprehension due to how common it’s, and Hallmark may be very conscious of it. … And I really like that there’s been lots of time in between. But it surely’s additionally nervewracking as a result of there’s lots of buildup. However it doesn’t matter what, I feel will probably be very nostalgic and within the true method of the voice and the sensation of that film. It’ll simply be us… We’ll be there…


Candace Cameron Bure Is Starring in ‘The Christmas Contest’ on November 28

Candace Cameron Bure’s new film is known as “The Christmas Contest,” based on ACFC West’s replace. Filming is anticipated to wrap on October 1. The identify might change by the point the film premieres

In line with an IMDb itemizing, Barbara Niven is slated to star as Donna within the film, together with John Brotherton who will star as Ben.

IMDb at present lists the premiere date as being November 28, 2021, which might have the film airing Thanksgiving weekend. The date is topic to vary.


‘Making Spirits Shiny’ Premieres December 1

Director David Bercovici-Artieda has been posting on Instagram concerning the Hallmark film that’s at present referred to as “Making Spirits Shiny.” The film is filming in Vancouver. In line with IMDb, this film is premiering on December 1. The date is topic to vary.

John Cassini is starring. The Twitter account SleepyKittyPaw shared that Christina Sicoli and Carlo Marks are additionally a part of the film. IMDb lists Jennifer Kathreen Larson, Jaden Oehr, and Marlee Walchuk as additionally being a part of the forged.

It was initially referred to as “All Is Shiny.”

IMDb notes the next because the plot synopsis: “Grace and Tony are from two separate households who’re within the enterprise of adorning properties for Christmas. Sadly they’ve additionally been in feud for so long as anybody can bear in mind. However this vacation season they have to attempt to discover a method to get everybody to work collectively with the intention to win a city competitors that might save their livelihoods.”


‘A Dickens of a Vacation!’ Has a Tentative Premiere Date of December 5

“A Dickens of a Vacation!” (also referred to as “The Christmas Stand-In”) has a tentative premiere date of December 5. Paul Ziller (of “A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love”) is directing this film.


Prepare’s Hallmark Film, ‘Christmas in Tahoe,’ Will Premiere in December

Prepare is filming a Christmas film for The Hallmark Channel that’s based mostly on their very own vacation album. In an interview on Audacity’s 96.5 TIC (Hartford), for the present “Christine & Salt,” Prepare’s Pat Monahan revealed that their vacation film will premiere in December.

Monahan stated through the interview:

We’ve got a Christmas album that’s made. It’s referred to as ‘Christmas in Tahoe’ and we add songs to it as time goes on. The album’s been out for about 5 years. However we’re capturing a film for the album, referred to as ‘Christmas in Tahoe,’ that can come out this Christmas on Hallmark…

The rest of the films beneath don’t but have tentative premiere dates. 


Lacey Chabert Is Starring in an Abroad Citadel-Themed Film

Lacey Chabert is filming a castle-themed film for Christmas in Europe. The film was initially known as “Christmas at Citadel Leslie” and now it’s being referred to as “Christmas at Citadel Hart.” The film additionally stars Stuart Townsend. Extra stars’ names haven’t been launched but.

A publish by West Coast Casting, which does casting requires productions “within the West of Eire,” requested extras for the film whereas it movies in Clare and Limerick in September.


Danica McKellar & Benjamin Ayres Are Starring in ‘You, Me, And the Christmas Bushes’

Danica McKellar’s new Christmas film stars Benjamin Ayres and it’s referred to as “You, Me, and the Christmas Bushes.”

McKellar was filming her new Christmas film in Canada throughout a heatwave. She revealed in an Instagram story that filming was nearly an excessive amount of for her as a result of it acquired so scorching. The film wrapped in mid-August.


Luke Macfarlane & Heather Hemmens Are Starring in ‘Christmas in My Coronary heart’

Luke Macfarlane and Heather Hemmens are starring in “Christmas in My Coronary heart” (whose working title was “Love Tune for Noel.”) This film will air on Hallmark Films & Mysteries, ET On-line reported.

The outline for that film learn: “Margot, a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Neuhaus to spend the vacations along with her household and rediscover her ardour for music. Whereas there, her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate Jackson, convinces her to headline the annual Christmas Live performance and dealing collectively brings again all their outdated emotions.”


Tyler Hynes Is Starring in ‘An Sudden Christmas’ with Bethany Pleasure Lenz

Tyler Hynes is filming “An Sudden Christmas” with “One Tree Hill” star Bethany Pleasure Lenz.

The synopsis reads:

Jamie (Hynes) hasn’t instructed his household that he and his now ex-girlfriend Emily (Lenz) broke up. After an inopportune run-in with Emily on the practice station in his hometown, Jamie convinces her to fake they’re nonetheless a pair to keep away from ruining Christmas for his household. Jamie and Emily interact in a week-long ruse of taking part in his household’s vacation actions collectively. Whereas they’re caught in his household’s dwelling, the pair discovers their relationship may nonetheless have some potential, leading to a really sudden Christmas.


Ashley Williams & Her Sister Kimberly Williams-Paisley Are Starring in Two Again-to-Again Films

Ashley Williams and her sister Kimberly Williams-Paisley are starring in two back-to-back Christmas motion pictures for Hallmark. These motion pictures have been known as “Christmas on the Madison” and as “Sister Swap.” In March, Fox 13 reported that the 2 motion pictures could be filmed back-to-back in Utah in April.

Folks reported that the films will now be referred to as “Sister Swap: A Hometown Vacation” and “Sister Swap: Christmas within the Metropolis.”

Manufacturing Record offered extra particulars concerning the motion pictures. The synopsis for “Christmas on the Madison: Half 2: Meg” reads: “The youthful sister Meg travels to Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah to assist Jennifer’s restaurant workers win an annual Christmas get together competitors regardless of the conflicting opinions of the good-looking however stern Normal Supervisor, John.”


Holly Robinson Peete Is Starring in ‘The Christmas Bond’

Holly Robinson Peete is starring in “The Christmas Bond,” which can premiere on Hallmark Films & Mysteries. The film additionally stars Nik Sanchez and Lyriq Bent, Selection reported. It’s a couple of single mom and her teenage son with autism. A premiere date has not but been set.


‘The Christmas Home’ Is Getting a Sequel

“The Christmas Home” can also be getting a sequel. In line with BC Native Information, the sequel is filming in Canada. Pictures shared by the publication revealed Robert Buckley and Mattia Castrillo on set, and Jonathan Bennett revealed that he was additionally filming a brand new film that he couldn’t give the small print about but.


Jordin Sparks & Michael Xavier Are Starring in ‘A Christmas Treasure’

The primary 2021 Christmas film formally introduced by Hallmark (however nonetheless awaiting a premiere date) is “A Christmas Treasure” starring Michael Xavier and “American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks. Sparks’ unique Christmas track, “Oh, It’s Christmas,” might be featured within the film. She will even carry out two traditional Christmas songs through the film: “This Christmas” and “Oh Holy Evening.”

Deadline shared this synopsis for the film: “After opening a 100-year-old time capsule and discovering her grandfather’s outdated journal, Lou (Sparks) questions 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. Charming chef, Kyle (Xavier), can also be at a crossroads, 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.”


Paul Greene Is Filming a Christmas Film

In mid-September, Paul Greene shared that he was on the brink of movie a brand new Christmas film.

“I haven’t gotten readability but if I can share about my co-star but,” he instructed his followers on Instagram. “I’m undecided if I’m allowed to, so I’ve simply acquired to watch out. Wouldn’t wish to wreck any surprises or something, ya know?”

Some sources listing the identify of the film as “Christmas CEO,” however this has not but been confirmed.


Ryan Paevey & Janel Parrish Are Starring in ‘Coyote Creek Christmas’

Ryan Paevey and Janel Parrish are starring in “Coyote Creek Christmas.” In line with IMDb, additionally starring are Ana-Maria Alvarado, Adriana Ravalli, Daylin Willis, and Manny Hernandez.

ET revealed the plot for the brand new film, noting that it’s about Paige (Parrish) planning an annual vacation get together at her dad and mom’ lodge, referred to as Coyote Creek Inn. Actual property developer Dylan (Paevey) visits the inn along with his son. Whereas Paige is hoping to get an enormous promotion by planning a “Christmas Across the World” occasion for the friends, she doesn’t notice that her dad and mom are contemplating promoting the inn to Dylan.


‘Time for Them to Come House for Christmas’ Is on the Schedule

The fourth “Time” film helmed by Blake Shelton is premiering this yr on Hallmark Films & Mysteries. This one is known as “Time for Them to Come House for Christmas.” That is rumored to be starring Jessy Schram, however that’s not but confirmed. The film is listed on Manufacturing Weekly’s publication.


Dylan Bruce & Torrey DeVitto Are Starring in ‘The Christmas Promise’

Dylan Bruce, Torrey DeVitto, and Patrick Duffy are starring in “The Christmas Promise,” Deadline reported. The film is a couple of lady coping with grief who’s now renovating a house she was going to share along with her fiance. This may air on Hallmark Films & Mysteries and is filming in Vancouver.


Tamera Mowry-Housley Is Starring in ‘The Santa Stakeout’

Tamera Mowry-Housley is starring in “The Santa Stakeout” (additionally referred to as “I Spy Christmas.”) The film was filmed in Canada and wrapped in mid-August. Devon Alexander has a job within the film, but it surely’s not identified but if he would be the main co-star.


Christopher Lloyd Is Starring in ‘Subsequent Cease Christmas’

Christopher Lloyd is starring in “The Christmas Prepare” (additionally referred to as “Subsequent Cease Christmas”) alongside Lyndsy Fonseca, Eric Freeman, Chandler Massey, Lea Thompson, and extra.

The film is filming in Connecticut.


‘Christmas Sail’ Is on the Record

One other Hallmark film within the works is known as “Christmas Sail.” It’s a couple of lady who enters a Christmas boat parade to attempt to save her household dwelling. Kristoffer Polaha is rumored to be main this film, however that’s not but confirmed.


‘Christmas in Concord’ Stars Michelle Williams, Loretta Devine, Ashleigh Murray & Luke James

Michelle Williams, Loretta Devine, Ashleigh Murray, and Luke James are starring in “Christmas in Concord.” This film was filmed in North Carolina and is a music-centered movie. One of many areas included downtown Wilmington, Star Information On-line reported. It’s anticipated to premiere someday in December, based on IMDb.


‘Mrs. Miracle Christmas’ Is Premiering on Hallmark Mysteries

Hallmark’s additionally airing a brand new “Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle Christmas,” rumored to be starring Caroline Rhea. This may air on Hallmark Films & Mysteries.

Jason Cermak can also be believed to be starring.


Merritt Patterson & Jon Ecker Are Starring in a Hallmark Film

Merritt Patterson and Jon Ecker are additionally starring in a brand new Hallmark Christmas film.

It’s at present referred to as “Gingerbread Miracle” however few particulars are identified about this one.


Andrew Walker Is Starring in ‘My Household Christmas Tree’

Andrew Walker can also be starring in a Christmas film, at present referred to as “My Household Christmas Tree.”

He wrote on Instagram: “This script was already a particular one, however I feel it’s going to come back collectively even higher than we imagined. This movie is not like any @hallmarkchannel film I’ve labored on and I can’t look forward to you all to see it. 🎄 🎁”

James Tupper can also be starring.

Kendall Cross, Georgia Mae Orchard, Ava Telek, and Aimee Teegarden are additionally starring, SleepyKittyPaw shared on Twitter.


James Denton’s Christmas Film Is Lastly Airing

James Denton’s Christmas film, which was on the schedule in 2020 after which dropped, is lastly being filmed and airing. Rod Wilson can also be starring.


‘Christmas in Harlem’ Is Being Filmed

SleepyKittyPaw has shared updates on Hallmark’s new film, “Christmas in Harlem.” The film will star Eric Scott Methods, Layla Capers, and Likelihood Smith.

It’s being filmed in Connecticut, Shelton Herald reported.

IMDb doesn’t have many particulars for the film as of the time of publication.


‘Boyfriends of Christmas Previous’ Might Be on the Schedule

Jon McClaren is starring in “Boyfriends of Christmas Previous,” which was filmed in the summertime, ACTRAOttawa reported.

Alys Crocker can also be believed to be starring, based on her Instagram photographs. Nevertheless, particulars are nonetheless somewhat unclear about this film and never a lot has been shared to this point.

There are just a few further rumored motion pictures, however with even fewer particulars than the earlier motion pictures, in order that they aren’t on the listing. There’s a rumor that “When Hope Calls” could have a Christmas film, however that’s additionally not but confirmed.

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