'Making Spirits Bright': 5 things you need to know about Hallmark Christmas romance

Two childhood friends reunite for an important Christmas competition, but will this rivalry lead to love

                            'Making Spirits Bright': 5 things you need to know about Hallmark Christmas romance
Taylor Cole, Carlo Marks in 'Making Spirits Bright (Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Hugh Tull)

Christmas is truly the best time of the year with the weather and decorations making for a truly divine scenery to behold. Gorgeous trees, twinkly lights, families, and hot mugs of cocoa just cannot be excluded as another year comes to an end.

Keeping up with tradition Hallmark is set to drop another pretty watch as part of its annual Countdown to Christmas. 'Making Spirits Bright' is an upcoming Christmas romance that is sure to get out the romantic in you. An old friend, a plan to unite fathers, and the magic of Christmas all feature in the upcoming flick. If these words enticed you then be sure to check out 'Christmas in Tahoe', 'Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas', and 'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' as well. 


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When does 'Making Spirits Bright' release and where to watch it?

'Making Spirits Bright' premieres Saturday, November 27, at 6/5c. You can watch it on the Hallmark channel.

What is 'Making Spirits Bright' about?

The official network synopsis reads, 'The son and daughter of rival holiday decorating families help mend their fathers' decades-old feud, finding romance along the way as they compete in the town's holiday decorating contest.'

Who stars in the Hallmark Christmas romance?

Taylor Cole as Grace Ryan

Taylor Cole is an American actress and ex-fashion model. She landed her first-ever role as the lead in the WB series 'Summerland' and since then she has gone on to have many recurring roles in shows such as 'The Originals', 'CSI: Miami', 'The Glades', 'Salvation', and more. She is set to play the lead in the upcoming Hallmark romance 'Making Spirits Bright', but the actress is no stranger to the network and can also be seen in 'Matching Hearts', 'Falling For You', 'Christmas Festival of Ice' and other movies from the channel.


The rest of the cast includes Carlo Marks as Tony Scotto, Garry Chalk as Mr Ryan, and John Cassini as Frank Sotto.


'Making Spirits Bright' is from Timeless Pictures, Basset Hound Distribution, Michael G Larkin Productions. Michael Larkin, Alexandre Coscas, Michael R Goldstein, and Ben Silvermanare executive producers. Shel Piercy is the producer. Theresa Piercy is an associate producer and Cynthia Chapman is a line producer. David Bercovici-Artieda serves as director with a script by Pierluigi D Cothran and Tom McCurrie and Stephanie Sourapas.


Click below to sneak a peek at the Christmas competition to come!


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