'Baking Spirits Bright': 5 things you need to know about Lifetime holiday movie

Mira has to come up with a plan to save her family's business of making fruitcakes and Brady is here to help her

                            'Baking Spirits Bright': 5 things you need to know about Lifetime holiday movie
Dion Johnstone and Rekha Sharma in 'Baking Spirits Bright' (Instagram/@dion_johnstone)

Christmas is the season of joy, happiness, and love. The festive season is not only about family dinners and gifts, but also involves various Christmas TV specials, holiday movies and other entertainment features. We all have our favorite memories from the holiday season, be it family gatherings, Santa Claus, singing Christmas carols, or exchanging gifts. But what better way to welcome the festive season than with Lifetime's Christmas specials?

'Baking Spirits Bright' follows the story of Mira Varma (Rekha Sharma) who takes immense pride in the family’s business of making fruitcakes, although the decline in its popularity has set in big time. Their fruitcakes used to be the most popular holiday confection. Eventually, Mira’s parents decide to hire Brady Phillips (Dion Johnstone) and his marketing company to help boost sales for the festive season.


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When does 'Baking Spirits Bright' release and where can you watch it?

'Baking Spirit Bright' releases on November 21 and can be watched on Lifetime.

What is 'Baking Spirits Bright' all about?

The official synopsis reads: "Mira Varma will do everything it takes to protect the core and heart of the family fruitcakes company she loves".

Who stars in the Lifetime movie?

Dion Johnstone as Brady Phillips 

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Dion Johnstone is known for his work on 'Sweet Magnolias', 'The Core', and 'The Tempest'. Johnstone is also popular for his roles in movies like, 'Sea Wolf', 'Ice Twisters' and 'A Family Christmas Gift'. In addition, he has also worked in the series 'Ties That Bind' and 'Star Falls'. Johnstone is married to actress Lisa Berry.

Dion Johnstone (IMDb)

The rest of the cast includes Rekha Sharma as Mira Varma, Manoj Sood as Avi Varma, Praneet Akilla, Aadila Dosani, Stephanie Cudmore as Rachel, Nimet Kanji, Reese Alexander as Trevor, Ryan S Williams as Tim Bradbury, Lachlan Quarmby as Dare Guy, and Riun Garner as Finn Webber.


The writers of the movie are Alison Spuck McNeeley and Casie Tabanou, with Aubrey Arnason as the director.


We're yet to see a trailer for this movie but stay tuned for more updates.

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