Lifetime upcoming TV movie A Christmas Spark is set to be another addition to the holiday-themed movie fest.
With Christmas and the holiday season approaching, viewers are inclined to watch feel-good movies that are especially targeted toward families.
American cable channel Lifetime channel is renowned for producing romantic and festival-themed movies every year during the holiday season. In 2022, the channel released movies like Santa Bootcamp, A Country Christmas Harmony, A Show-Stopping Christmas, and more.
A Christmas Spark is a romantic movie focused on a widowed mother who falls in love with the most eligible bachelor in town. The movie reunites the famous onscreen couple Jane Seymour and Joe Lando from the CBS series, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. English actress Jane Seymour played the titular role of Michaela Quinn in the show, whereas her American counterpart Joe played the character of Byron Sully. The actors played an unlikely couple in the series.
Seymour and Lando are set to repeat their onscreen chemistry with the upcoming Lifetime movie.
A Christmas Spark Has Five Major Cast
A Christmas Spark has only revealed four cast members: Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Colin Milne, Toni Braxton, and Sharmaine Yosh.
The iconic duo of Jane Seymour and Joe Lando is preparing to bring back the onscreen magic showcased in their former CBS show, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
Lifetime has yet to reveal the supporting cast of the movie, which has less than a week before its release.
Here, we get to know the significant cast of the upcoming movie, A Christmas Spark.
Jane Seymour As Molly
English actress Jane Seymour will appear in the lead role of Molly.
Her character is a recently widowed mother who has lost all hopes of finding love again. She eventually becomes the manager of a Christmas pageant and goes on to fall in love with the town’s bachelor.
The movie is focused on showcasing Molly’s journey from hopelessness to finding the meaning of her life.
Molly actress Jane Seymour is an English actress who made her acting debut in 1969. She has 153 acting credits to her name, with four projects lined up for release as of 2022. Some of her famous movies and TV shows include Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Smallville, Let’s Get Physical, Live and Let Die, and Harrywild.
The 71-year-old actress has been married four times; her ex-husbands are Michael Attenborough (1971-1973), Geoffrey Planer (1977-1978), David Flynn (1981-1992), and James Keach (1993-2015).
Moreover, Seymour has four children from her two ex-husbands David Flynn and James Keach. She has a son and a daughter with Flynn named Sean Flynn and Katherine Flynn. Likewise, she has two sons from her former marriage to Keach, John Stacy Keach and Kristopher Steven Keach.
Joe Lando As Hank Marshall
Joe Lando plays the character of Hank Marshall in A Christmas Spark.
Hank is the handsome bachelor Molly falls for in the movie. Their relationship will play an essential part in the overall development of the premise.
Lando, who is occasionally active on Twitter, shared a tweet on October 4 thanking the cast and crew members of the Lifetime film.
Joe Lando is an American actor originally from Prairie View, Illinois. He is best known for portraying the role of Jake Harrison in the TV show One Life to Live.
Further, he is also well-recognized for playing Byron Sully in the TV series and two movies of the Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman franchise. He was the love interest of the protagonist Michaela Quinn (played by Jane Seymour) in the show and its sequel movies, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Movie and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within.
Joe has also been a part of other successful films and TV shows like A Very Charming Christmas Town, Engaged To Kill, Freshwater, Bloodsuckers, and more.
Apart from his professional success, Lando also leads a prosperous married life with his wife, Kirsten Barlow.
The couple got married in 1997 and have four children from their relationship: three sons named Christian Antonio Lando, Jack Neville Lando, and William Joseph Lando, and a daughter called Kate Elizabeth Lando.
Colin Milne As Awkward Guy
Actor Colin Milne’s character in A Christmas Spark is “Awkward Guy,” according to the movie’s IMDb page.
Unfortunately, additional details about his role are not available at the moment. It remains to be seen if the above-mentioned name is the character’s actual name or a generic word used to describe it.
Colin Milne is a Canadian actor from Vancouver, British Columbia.
He started acting as a high school student and eventually joined the Canadian College of Performing Arts. He has six acting credits with two movies lined up for release in 2022.
Colin is not married yet but has a brother and a nephew in his family.
Sharmaine Yeoh As Snowflake
Sharmaine Yeoh is set to play Snowflake in the upcoming Lifetime movie.
However, like Colin Milne’s character, her story arc is also limited for now.
Sharmaine is a Singaporean actress currently based in Canada. The 46-year-old actress has been part of over 30 movies and TV shows like A Million Little Things, So Help Me Todd, Away, The Magicians, and Lucifer.
One of the executive producers of the movie, Toni Braxton, will also appear in a role.
But, the singer’s exact character remains a mystery until the release.
Toni Braxton belongs to the famous Braxton family. She is a commercially successful musical artist considered one of the highest-selling female musicians in music history.
Some of her famous songs include Un-Break My Heart, Breathe Again, Just Be A Man About It, and more.
Toni has an ex-husband named Keri Lewis and four children named Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis and Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis.
When Will A Christmas Spark Release On Lifetime?
The Lifetime movie A Christmas Spark will premiere on November 27 at 8 p.m. eastern or 7 p.m central time.
The film will be available on streaming platforms after a day of its release.
The romantic flick is directed by Rhonda Baraka, while the screenplay is written by Eirene Donohue. Further, the movie is executive produced by Toni Braxton, Stephen Bulka, and Jamie Goehring.
A Christmas Spark Plot Summary
A Christmas Story follows the story of a recently widowed woman named Molly who visits her daughter and granddaughter for Christmas.
As Molly is formerly a drama teacher, she is tasked with the job of directing the Christmas play. She starts falling for the Santa Claus actor Hank Marshall who also happens to be the town’s bachelor.
As the two start getting closer, Molly gets a fresher perspective on life in the company of Hank.
Molly is forced to save Christmas after the pageant’s star loses her voice right before the play.