'A Christmas Carousel': Meet Rachel Boston, Neal Bledsoe and rest of the cast of Hallmark's holiday film

Hallmark, known for its heartwarming and joyful Christmas films, is set to air ‘A Christmas Carousel' and it's sure to make this year slightly better


                            'A Christmas Carousel': Meet Rachel Boston, Neal Bledsoe and rest of the cast of Hallmark's holiday film
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The festive season isn’t just an excuse to ditch the diet plan and forget work stress, it is also about being happy and spreading joy. This hasn’t been that great a year, but that shouldn’t dampen your Christmas spirit. And we have plenty of reasons to tell you why you should be excited. For starters, Hallmark, known for its heartwarming and joyful Christmas films, is set to air some exciting movies again this year and one of those delightful movies is ‘A Christmas Carousel’.

The official synopsis reads: “Known for their skill at restoring carousels, Lila and her father Roy are hired by the royal family of Ancadia to return their Carousel to its original luster as a Christmas present for Prince Whitaker’s niece. Although Lila’s first impression of the Prince – or Whit, as he prefers to be called – isn’t the best, she soon sees a different side to him. Whit is overseeing the restoration project and as he and Lila work together they connect over his affinity for the arts. The more time they spend with each other the closer they become and feelings begin to develop. Lila and Whit also help each other realize what path in life their hearts want them to take. When Lila believes Whit’s royal duty is leading him to announce his engagement to someone from nobility at the Christmas Gala, she suddenly decides to return home. But a wish made on the carousel’s wishing horse may prove to be the Christmas magic needed to bring two hearts together.” Before you get ready to watch the movie, here’s all you need to know about the talented cast.

Rachel Boston

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Boston is an actress and producer who has been a part of a variety of films and TV shows. She was a part of NBC’s ‘American Dreams’ and USA Network's 'In Plain Sight'. Her other acting credits include ‘SEAL Team’, ‘The Good Doctor’, ‘Witches of East End’, ‘Mad Love’ and ‘Castle’. She has also been a part of various TV movies such as ‘A Ring by Spring’, ‘Stop the Wedding’, ‘A Rose for Christmas’ and ‘Check Inn to Christmas’.

Neal Bledsoe

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The actor has had recurring roles in ‘Shameless’, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ and ‘Man in the High Castle’. His other acting credits include ‘Sex and the City 2’, ‘Junction’, ‘Police State’ and ‘A Soldier's Revenge’. The TV movies that Bledsoe has been a part of are ‘Coming Home for Christmas’, ‘Mars Project’, ‘Danni Lowinski’ and ‘The Drama Department’.

The other cast members include Stuart Hughes, Jennifer Vallance, Tessa Kozma, Tom Rooney, Kathryn Davis, Michael Spencer-Davis, Lisa Michelle Cornelius, Melodie Tossa and Tyson David Kirk.

‘A Christmas Carousel’ is from JP Lot Productions Inc. Brad Krevoy, Don McCutcheon, Dawn Wolfrom, Amanda Phillips Atkins, Susie Belzberg Krevoy, Amy Krell and Eric Jarboe serve as executive producers. W Michael Beard, James Moorhouse and James Mou are supervising producers. Julia Currie, Charles H Cohen and Michael Shepard serve as associate producers. David Anselmo is the producer. The film is directed by McCutcheon and the script is by Uma Incrocci and Kim Beyer Johnson, from a story by Incrocci.

‘A Christmas Carousel’ will premiere on Saturday, December 19, at 8 pm ET on Hallmark Channel.

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