Nicole has plans to expand her family’s Northern California olive oil business until childhood crush Jake Brandini, heir apparent to the neighboring ranch and her biggest competitor, discovers the land where Nicole wants to build on may belong to his family, stemming from a decades-long feud since their grandfathers ended their partnership. When a local judge decides to resolve the dispute by awarding it to the winner of the upcoming olive oil competition, the flames are further fanned between the families, but Nicole and Jake begin to find common ground and a romance develops as the big competition looms. Photo: Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: David Dolsen

Hallmark’s Love Under the Olive Tree – Meet the Cast

Everything you need to know about the cast of Hallmark’s upcoming film ‘Love Under the Olive Tree!’

The Hallmark Channel is releasing a new movie ‘Love Under the Olive Tree‘ during their ‘A Little Romance’ program event.

What’s the Plot?

Nicole Cabella (Tori Anderson) is ready to implement her big new ideas to her family’s olive oil business in Northern California. She is just given control of the business when she crosses paths with Jake Brandini (Benjamin Hollingsworth). Jake is not only her childhood crush and a talented attorney but also the heir to her biggest competitor.

There is a conflict of interest when Jake learns that Nicole’s land expansion may be taking over land that belongs to his family. The two families have had a feud that has spanned decades after their grandfathers ended their combined olive oil business.

A judge decides the two can solve their fight by competing in the town’s olive oil competition, yet this causes their families’ competition to become even more heated.

Amongst the chaotic fight between families, Nicole and Jake find they aren’t so different after all. Will their new romance be able to survive when their families are competing?

Who’s in the Cast?

Nicole Cabella (Tori Anderson)

Credit: Hallmark

Tori plays the ambitious Nicole Cabella. Tori was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. After graduating from York University’s Acting Conservatory with a BFA, she starred in many television show and movies. She is best known for her role as Evie in the CW’s romantic comedy “No Tomorrow” and Blake Crawford on NBC’s crime drama “Blindspot.”

Benjamin Hollingsworth (Jake Bradini)

Credit: Hallmark

Jake Brandini plays rival Benjamin Hollingsworth. Also from Canada, Jake attended the National Theatre School of Canada. He has made appearances on Canadian television shows “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” “Heartland” and HBO Canada’s “The Line.” He will be starring in the upcoming Netflix series ‘Virgin River.’

Grandpa Frank Cabella (Gardiner Millar)

Credit: IMDB

Gardiner plays Grandpa Frank Cabella. He is from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He began acting in 1997 and has appeared in many acting roles, especially science fiction shows.

Tom Cabella (Hrothgar Matthews)

Hrothgar Mathews - IMDb
Credit: IMDB

Hrothgar who plays Tom Cabella in Love Under the Olive Tree is from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is best known for his roles in Reindeer Games (2000) and Human Cargo (2004).

Gloria Cabella (Laura Drummond)

Credit: IMDB

Laura plays Gloria Cabella. She is from British Columbia, Canada. She is best known for her roles in The 4400 (2004) and Travelers (2016).

Grandpa Raphael Brandini (Jerry Wasserman)

Jerry is playing Grandpa Raphael Brandini. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He is best known for his role in I, Robot (2004) and Watchmen (2009).

‘Love Under the Olive Tree’ premieres on June 20th at 9pm EST only on Hallmark Channel.