Hallmark 'Caribbean Summer': 5 things you didn't know about Heather Hemmens

Heather Hemmens will be playing the role of Jade, a news producer, in 'Caribbean Summer'


                            Hallmark 'Caribbean Summer': 5 things you didn't know about Heather Hemmens
Heather Hemmens in 'Caribbean Summer' (Hallmark)
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Hallmark movie 'Caribbean Summer' is a new romance drama that tells the story of Jade (Heather Hemmens), a news producer who heads to the Caribbean for vacation, only to fall victim to a rental scam. Accidentally, she befriends the real owner - the mysterious Ford (Ser’Darius Blain) and together they embark on a journey of fun and romance.

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'Caribbean Summer' is produced by Crown Media Productions. The summer romance is written by Kelly Bowe and Arlene Gibbs and directed by Steven R Monroe. It will premiere on June 11 at 8/7c only on Hallmark Channel. Heather Hemmens and Ser'Darius Blain play the main roles in the movie. Back on March 8, Heather Hemmens signed a multi-picture deal with Hallmark’s parent company, Crown Media Family Networks. Scroll down to learn more about the star.

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Heather Hemmens as Jade

Born and raised in Maine, Hemmens went to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career upon graduating. Her breakout role was Alice Verdura in The CW series 'Hellcats', a comedy-drama about competitive college cheerleading. She has also guest-starred in 'Without a Trace' (2007), 'The Haves and the Have Nots' (2013), 'Grey's Anatomy' (2013), and 'The Vampire Diaries' (2014).
In 2014, Hemmens was cast as one of the leads in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime-time soap opera 'If Loving You Is Wrong', created, produced, and written by Tyler Perry. She also starred as Stacy Collins in the Netflix comedy 'Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!' (2021) opposite Jamie Foxx but the show was canceled after one season.

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In addition to acting, Hemmens has also directed and produced short films such as 'Perils of an Active Mind' and 'Designated' which were both released in 2010. She has a black belt in martial arts and weapons training.


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Ser'Darius Blain as Ford

Ser'Darius Blain graduated from NYC in 2009. He is best known for his role as Anthony Johnson in the 'Jumanji' film series. Blain was also part of the first season of The CW series 'Charmed' (2018-2019) where he played Galvin Burdette. His other films include 'Camp X-Ray' (2014), 'Bolden' (2019), 'Fortress' (2021), and 'American Underdog' (2021).

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Other cast members include Aisha Toussaint, Pearl Jarrett, and Boum Tihngang.

'Caribbean Summer' premieres on June 11 at 8/7c only on Hallmark channel.

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