Lifetime is set to present another Christmas-themed movie, entering the holidays. It stars Jana Kramer and Mario Lopez in the lead roles.
Directed by David Kendall, entering the holidays production began earlier this year, with the crew shooting at locations including Columbia-based Vintage Winery and Nashville, among others.
The film will hit Lifetime on Friday, November 25 at 8pm EST.
On that note, let’s take a look at the cast of the film.
Jana Kramer and Mario López are producing entering the holidays
Country music singer and actress Jana Kramer has produced two albums: Jana Kramer (2012) and Thirty-one (2015). She placed fourth in season 23 of dancing with the stars. The Michigan native won an ACM Award in the New Female Artist category.
As an actress, she debuted with Dead/Undeada 2002 independent horror film. Kramer also appeared on NBC The lights of Friday nightThe CW’s 90210 Y one tree hilland HBO Entourage.
The mother of two is currently single. She was married three times before.
In entering the holidays, she will be seen as the owner of a dance studio, Rae. Kramer is also an executive producer on the film.
When asked about his role in entering the holidaysKramer highlighted the tough dance routines.
“I was definitely more stressed about the dance, because I was like, ‘I’m not a dancer, and I’m supposed to be this dance instructor. Oh my gosh, I don’t have enough time.’ But that’s the magic of cinema.”
He mentioned that his choreographer Spencer Liff and his co-star Lopez were very supportive during filming. entering the holidays. Kramer said:
“He (Lopez) works very hard. He is also on TV in all the hotels. He works constantly and I have a lot of respect for him. Even on set, he was able to do “Access Hollywood” and his other efforts while still being a great father and husband.”
After Holidays in Santa Fe Y Merry Christmasthe actor and television presenter Mario López is back with another Christmas movie, entering the holidays. He is also a co-executive producer.
Regarding the role, the fan-favorite actor said:
“I host a show like Dancing with the Stars, I get fired, and my ex takes over. I come home to lick my wounds and connect with someone, then I end up inadvertently leaving and you’ll have to see how it plays out. There’s romance, dancing, lots of fun.”
Expressing his excitement about working with Kramer on entering the holidaysthe Saved by the Bell star said:
“I wanted to work with Jana and the network (Lifetime) suggested that we could be a fun couple. It was everything she wanted it to be and hoped it would be.”
The California native has also served as a presenter on MTV’s America’s Best Dance TeamY The X Factor (American version) with Khloé Kardashian.
He has been married to Broadway dancer Courtney Mazza since December 2012. The couple is the father of three children: a daughter and two sons.
What to expect from the movie?
The film’s synopsis reads:
“Former Broadway star Billy Holiday returns to his hometown for Christmas after being abruptly fired as host, producer and judge on the hit TV series ‘Celebrity Dance Off.’ While there, he runs into Rae, the charismatic proprietor from the local dance studio, where Billy’s 12-year-old nephew is his star student.”
He goes on to say that this Christmas, Rae is planning a “fundraising dance recital with the goal of taking her students to see a Broadway show in New York City.” Billy willingly helps Rae with her effort “reviving the town’s traditional Christmas Eve show, once a showcase for local talent.”
Their “collaborative clicks and romantic sparks start to fly!”
Cheri Oteri as Dallas, Mario Cantone as Wayne, Carla Jimenez as Marissa, Stefanie Black as Phoebe, Terri Hoyos as Irma, and Courtney Lopez complete the film’s cast.