Hallmark is breezing past Halloween and right into the holiday season with their annual Christmas lineup. One of their new movies, One Royal Holiday is actually slated to premiere on October 31! Get more details about the film, including who’s who in the cast, what it’s about, and even see a preview, below.
One Royal Holiday Cast + Plot
This heartwarming holiday movie stars Laura Osnes as Anna, the woman who offers up her home to a mother and son who are stranded in the blizzard. Aaron Tveit portrays James, the son who’s welcomed into Anna’s town.
Soon, Anna discovers that James is actually Prince James of Galwick, and his mother is Gabriella (Victoria Clark), also a part of the Royal Family. She still tries to show the Prince how they do things in her hometown, in hopes to bring him a little holiday cheer.
Rounding out the cast is Krystal Joy Brown as Sara, Tom McGowan as Ed, and Bradley Rose as Christopher. The film was shot on the East Coast back in June, one of the first during the pandemic at that time.
This cast is especially interesting as it contains three Tony Award nominees — Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, and Tom McGowan — and one Tony Award winner — Victoria Clark. Clark won for her performance in The Light in the Piazza; Osnes has been nominated two times for Bonnie & Clyde and Cinderella. Tveit’s the most recent nominee for his work in Moulin Rouge.
Other credits to Victoria Clark’s name are: Follies, Gigi, and ironically, the same Cinderella theater production that Laura Osnes starred in. Speaking of Osnes, her other works include: Bandstand, an episode of Dynasty, and numerous other Broadway (and off-Broadway) plays. Aaron Tveit is known for his theater work too, but his guest roles on shows like Gossip Girl and The Code are just as notable.
Any other details?
One Royal Holiday is Hallmark Channel’s third new original film, following Chateau Christmas and Jingle Bell Bride. It will premiere on Halloween — yes, as in October 31! — and the network has even released a sneak peek preview ahead of time. You can check it out below:
The film’s leads, Laura and Aaron, have also been posting on social media leading up to the Saturday premiere. Laura posted on Twitter earlier this week that she’d be answering fan questions on Hallmark Channel’s Facebook live, which is posted below:
Aaron posted a behind the scenes look at the song he and Laura got to cover in the film, and Laura snapped a few boomerang videos from set. You can see both of their posts below:
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Throwing all the confetti- er, snowflakes – in celebration of the recently announced @thetonyawards nominees, including, of course, Mr. @aarontveit! Thinking of ALL the artists, technicians, and Broadway shows that are halted, missed, remembered, and recognized during this time. Please @beanartshero and support our community & @theactorsfund, as the lights on Broadway remain dark. Together, we hope to bring a little brightness to your lives in #OneRoyalHoliday. Watch tonight for a sneak peek in @hallmarkchannel’s #CountdownToChristmas Preview (11pm/10c), and two weeks from tonight for our movie’s official premiere! Sat 10/31 @ 8pm/7c. #ChristmasInJuly #BTS
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It’s never too early for Christmas!! Thanks to @entertainmenttonight for an exclusive look inside recording “Winter Wonderland” for our upcoming all new @hallmarkchannel Christmas movie “One Royal Holiday”. And don’t forget to tune in to Hallmark Channel on HALLOWEEN October 31st at 8:00 PM EST !!! #HallmarkChristmas #CountdowntoChristmas #oneroyalholiday
Be sure to tune in to the premiere of One Royal Holiday on Saturday, October 31 at 8/7 c, only on Hallmark Channel.
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