‘Chateau Christmas’: Meet Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane, the cast of Hallmark's Christmas romance

Margot, a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Newhaus to spend the holidays with her family and is reunited with an ex who helps her rediscover her passion for music


                            ‘Chateau Christmas’: Meet Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane, the cast of Hallmark's Christmas romance
Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane (Hallmark)

If you have been missing the warmth in the doleful times of pandemic, then Hallmark’s Christmas movie collection will surely brighten your days. The channel is offering some splendid movies ahead of Christmas that will start running from October till the year ends. Its impressive collection of movies includes ‘Chateau Christmas’ as well. It is a film that promises to rekindle lost joy and lighten our spirits. The film is based on the themes of celebration, love and passion with music playing a central role in it. The film’s USP lies in its evocation of unburdening oneself from judgments, snarky views and scrutiny. It is all about feeling liberated and happy.

A synopis for the film reads: "Margot, a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Neuhaus to spend the holidays with her family and rediscover her passion for music. While there, her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate Jackson convinces her to headline the annual Christmas Concert and working together brings back all their old feelings."

‘Chateau Christmas’ (Hallmark)

Before we head to watch this Christmas romance, here is what we need to know about its cast. 

Cast

Merritt Patterson

Merritt Patterson (Hallmark)

Born in 1990, Merritt Patterson is a Canadian actress. She is popularly known for her role as Olivia on the mystery show ‘Ravenswood’ and Ophelia on E! network's television show ‘The Royals’. Besides that, Patterson has also been featured as Cynthia Applewhite in Universal’s ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’. The actress has further guest-starred in episodes of many series like ‘Life Unexpected’, ‘Motive’, ‘The Art of More’ and ‘Supernatural’ to name some. 

The actress has further expanded her career on television. She has featured in numerous television movies like ‘The Pregnancy Project,’ ‘Radio Rebel,’ ‘Iron Golem,’ and ‘Bad Date Chronicles’ to name some. The actress has made several appearances on the big screen too. This includes featuring in fantasy film ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Lightning Thief’, as well as in the independent feature films like ‘Wolves’ and ‘The Hole’.

She has previously appeared in many Hallmark channel original films too like ‘Forever in my Heart’, ‘A Royal Winter’, ‘Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New’ and ‘The Christmas Cottage’. In ‘Chateau Christmas’, the actress will essay the role of Margot.
 
Luke Macfarlane

Luke Macfarlane (Hallmark)

Born in 1980, Thomas Luke Macfarlane is a Canadian actor and singer. He is celebrated for essaying the role of Scotty Wandell on the ABC television drama ‘Brothers & Sisters’ (2006–2011). The actor is also known for his role of RAC agent D'avin Jaqobis on the space television science fiction series ‘Killjoys’ (2015–2019). He has also appeared on Broadway theatre productions like ‘The Normal Heart’ and other plays like ‘The Busy World of Hushed, Where Do We Live and Juvenilia’.

His other noteworthy theatre credits include ‘Reverberations at Hartford Stage’, ‘Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir’ at the Pittsburgh City Theater, and the DC’s ‘The Normal Heart’. The actor landed his feature debut with director Bill Condon’s film ‘Kinsey’. Since then he has appeared in many series, including FX’s ‘Over There’, ‘Smash’, ‘Satisfaction’ and ‘Supreme Courtships’. 

Most recently, the film star has been featured in Hallmark movies & mysteries original ‘Sense, Sensibility and Snowmen’. He also acted in the Hallmark Channel original film ‘Just Add Romance,’ as well as in ‘A Shoe Addict’s Christmas.’In ‘Chateau Christmas’, the actor will portray the role of Jackson.
 
‘Chateau Christmas’ releases Sunday, October 25, at 8 pm ET on Hallmark channel. 

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