‘A Recipe For Seduction’: Meet Mario Lopez, Tessa Munro and rest of the cast of KFC's mini-movie on Lifetime

Excited to watch ‘A Recipe For Seduction’? The movie premieres on December 13, at 12 pm ET on Lifetime 

                            ‘A Recipe For Seduction’: Meet Mario Lopez, Tessa Munro and rest of the cast of KFC's mini-movie on Lifetime

Are you fascinated with the taste of Kentucky Fried Chicken? Do you find yourself wondering what spices go in making undeniably one of the best-fried chicken across the globe? Well, Lifetime has come up with ‘A Recipe For Seduction’, a romantic-thriller mini-movie featuring Mario Lopez as the founder of the fast-food chain.

“Some folks take their secrets to the grave, but Colonel Sanders takes his to the deep fryer,” a post on KFC's Twitter page reads. According to a press release, the first-of-its kind 15-minute film is “full of mystery, suspense, deception, 'fowl' play and — at the heart of it all — love and fried chicken.”

“As the holidays near, an heiress contends with the affections of a suitor handpicked by her mother. When the handsome chef arrives with his secret recipe and a dream, he sets in motion a series of events that unravel the mother’s devious plans. Will our plucky heiress escape to her wintry happily ever after with Harland at her side, or will she cave to the demands of family and duty?” the official synopsis of the movie reads.




If you are thrilled about watching the movie, you ought to meet its cast here ahead of its premiere on December 13. 

Mario Lopez 

Mario Lopez (Getty Images)

American actor Mario Lopez plays the lead role of Colonel Harland Sanders in the lIfetime movie. He was born in California in 1973. His first professional role on-screen was on the television series ‘a.k.a Pablo’ in 1984. He is popular for having played the role of AC Slater on NBC’s teen comedy series from the 1980s, ‘Saved by the Bell’. Lopez’s talent stretches beyond acting as he’s also gained a reputation as an anchor. He has presented series such as ‘Name Your Adventure’ from 1992, 2001’s ‘The Other half’ and ‘Pet Star’. Lopez’s television credits include ‘Colors’, ‘Depraved’ and ‘Eastside’. Lopez was recently seen in Lifetime’s romantic comedy movie ‘Feliz NaviDAD’ alongside AnnaLynne McCord. 

Tessa Munro 


Tessa Munro is seen as Colonel Sanders’s love interest in ‘A Recipe For Seduction’. Munro began her career with modeling and eventually moved to the showbiz industry. She is popular for her roles in shows such as  ‘All My Children’, ‘Passions’, and ‘The Adventures of Craig's List’. The actress has made guest appearances on shows such as  ‘SWAT’, ‘The Young and the Restless’, and ‘Scandal’. Besides ‘A Recipe For Seduction’, she has acted in a number of television movies like ‘Love Unplugged’, ‘Killing Your Daughter’, and ‘You Are Nothing’ among others. 

Chad Doreck 


American actor Chad Doreck is seen as one of the potential suitors of the heiress, a role played by Tessa Munro. He was one of the contestants on ‘Grease: You’re the One that I Want!’, a television competition from 2007 to chose the lead character for the revival of ‘Grease’. The 42-year-old actor has also served as the voice of Crackle for ‘Rice Krispies’. Doreck’s television credits include ‘Hollywood’, ‘General Hospital’, ‘iCarly’, NYPD Blue’ and ‘Days of Our Lives’ among others. 

‘A Recipe For Seduction’ premieres on December 13 at 12 pm ET on Lifetime. Wondering how you can live stream it? Catch it on the Lifetime channel over at Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV, Philo, or Sling TV. After it premieres, you can watch it on Lifetime’s holiday section by tuning into Lifetime apps or on VOD platforms.

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