'Miracle in Motor City': 5 things you need to know about the Lifetime movie
What was supposed to be a simple promise turns to be a full-fledged quest of requesting the famous Smokey Robinson for a favor. What next?
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. What better way to welcome the festive season than with Lifetime's Christmas specials?
Liftime's 'Miracle in Motor City' walks us through the life of Amber (played by Tia Mowry), who takes charge of her church's Christmas pageant and outright promises a performance by Smokey Robinson. When her friends enlist Amber's former beau Eddie (played by Mark Taylor) to be of help, the duo reconnect in a quest to convince the famous Smokey to grace the stage.
When does 'Miracle in Motor City' release and where can you watch it
'Miracle in Motor City' releases on November 28, 2021, and can be watched on Lifetime.
What is 'Miracle in Motor City' all about
The official synopsis reads: "Amber finds herself in trouble when she promises to create the Christmas Pageant no one will forget, with the special appearance of Motown Legend Smokey Robinson. Eddie and her will go to great extent reconnecting to make it happen".
Who stars in the Lifetime movie
Tia Mowry-Hardrict as Amber Dupont
Tia Mowry-Hardrict is both an actress and producer, popularly known for her role as Tia landry in 'Sister, Sister', alongside her twin sister, Tamera Mowry. Eventually, the sisters starred together in the Disney movie, 'Twitches' and its sequel, 'Twitches Too', in the comedy film, 'Seventeen Again', and also voiced the LaBelle sisters in the animated series, 'Detention'. Later on, the two were featured in the reality series, 'Tia & Tamera' (2011-2013).
Tia was also seen in 'The Hot Chick', 'The Game', the comedy film, 'The Mistle-Tones', the rom-com, 'Baggage Claim' and the drama, 'Indivisible'. She is of Bahamian descent, with English and Irish ancestry. Just like her twin sister Tamera Mowry, Tia's acting mentor was Jackee Harry as well.
The rest of the cast includes Mark Taylor as Eddie and Smokey Robinson.
The writer of the movie is Rhonda Baraka, with Alfons Adetuyi as the director.
We're yet to see a trailer for this movie but stay tuned for more updates!