'A Nashville Christmas Carol': Meet Jessy Schram, Wes Brown and rest of the cast of the Hallmark Christmas film
Vivienne's mentor warns that her current path leads to a dark future and has recruited both the Spirit of Christmas Past and the Spirit of Christmas Present
Hallmark Channel is all set to make your holiday season even merrier, as their sister network Hallmark Movies & Mysteries premieres its new holiday movies on Saturdays and Sundays. The network is all set to premiere 'A Nashville Christmas Carol' starring Jessy Schram and Wes Brown in the lead role. The film also stars Wynonna Judd, Sara Evans, Kix Brooks, Kimberley William Paisley and RaeLynn.
The official synopsis of the film reads: "Vivienne Wake (Schram), a workaholic television producer in charge of a country music Christmas special showcasing newcomer Alexis (Raelynn), never lets personal feelings get in the way of business. On the verge of accepting a job in LA, and with the return of Gavin Chase (Brown), her childhood sweetheart and manager to the special’s headliner, Belinda (Evans), she receives a visit from the ghost of her recently deceased mentor, Marilyn (Judd). Her mentor warns that her current path leads to a dark future and has recruited both the Spirit of Christmas Past (Brooks) and the Spirit of Christmas Present (Williams-Paisley) to help her get back on track. The Spirits’ time-jumping adventures force Vivienne to take hold of her life."
Meet the cast of the upcoming Christmas film:
Jessy Schram as Vivienne
Born on January 15, 1986, Jessica "Jessy" Schram has just wrapped the latest season on the NBC hit series 'Chicago Med' where she played the character of surgeon Dr Hannah Asher and in the Hallmark Channel original movie 'Country at Heart,' where she played the role of a struggling singer/songwriter Shayna Cook. Schram is a familiar face on the Hallmark Channel as she has starred in numerous roles for the channel in movies like, 'A Royal New Year’s Eve', 'The Birthday Wish', 'Road to Christmas', and 'Harvest Moon'. She has also appeared in some hit TV shows including Steven Spielberg’s TNT drama 'FallingSkies' and ABC’s 'Last Resort'. Her other TV work includes 'Once Upon a Time,' 'Nashville', 'Veronica Mars', and the award-winning AMC drama 'Mad Men'.
Wes Brown as Gavin
Born on January 26, 1982, Wes Brown, also known as James Wesley Brown, was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he attended the Louisiana State University. Brown is known for his role in HBO’s hit vampire series 'True Blood', in which he played the character of Luke. He has also had guest-starring roles on CBS’ 'CSI: Miami', 'Criminal Minds', 'NCIS', 'NCIS New Orleans' and ABC’s 'Desperate Housewives', along with recurring roles on the NBC medical TV show 'Trauma', The CW’s '90210' and 'Hart of Dixie', ABC’s hit 'Private Practice' and David Lynch’s 'Twin Peaks'. He also portrayed Disney’s legendary Gaston on ABC’s 'Once Upon a Time.'
Wynonna Judd as Marilyn Jinway
Born on May 30, 1964, Wynonna Ellen Judd, born as Christina Claire Ciminella, is a multi-award-winning country music singer. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to her single name Wynonna. She rose to fame in the 1980s beside her mother Naomi in the country music duo 'The Judds'. They released seven albums on Curb Records in addition to 26 singles, of which 14 were number-one hits at that time.
The film will release on Saturday, November 21 at 8 pm ET on the Hallmark channel.