'Next Stop, Christmas' on Hallmark: 5 things you never knew about Lyndsy Fonseca

'Next Stop, Christmas' on Hallmark: 5 things you never knew about Lyndsy Fonseca
A still from 'Next Stop, Christmas' (Hallmark)

Hallmark is wasting no time in drenching people in the festive spirit with a generous dose of yuletide flicks as part of its annual “Countdown to Christmas” programming event. 'Next Stop, Christmas' is part of their roster set to premiere this November and will feature a slew of known names in Lyndsy Fonseca, Lea Thompson, and Christopher Lloyd.

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The romance drama follows Lyndsy Fonseca's Angie, a successful surgeon in New York, but is still dwelling in the past to know how her life would have unfolded had she married her former boyfriend Tyler (Eric Freeman from 'Katy Keene), a successful sportscaster. When she takes the train home to spend holidays with her family, but she gets a shock when she heads back in time 10 years earlier. And ahead of the movie's release, we take a look at who's whom and five things about Fonseca who plays the lead.

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Lyndsy Fonseca as Angie

Lyndsy Fonseca (Getty Images)

 

Fonseca started off her career playing Colleen Carlton on the CBS daytime soap 'The Young and the Restless'.

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She was next seen in 'How I Met Your Mother' as Penny Mosby and Dylan Mayfair in season 4 of ABC's 'Desperate Housewives.'

Fonseca plays Angie in the Christmas movie and has a massive credit list that makes her one of Hollywood's finest and sought-after actresses.

The 34-year-old was also nominated for SAG Awards for her roles in 'Desperate Housewives' and The CW's 'Nikita'.

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Fonseca's portrayal of Katie Deauxma in the 2010 superhero film 'Kick-Ass' garnered rave reviews.

Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson (Getty Images)

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Thompson is a household name best known for her role as Lorraine Baines-McFly in the classic 'Back to the Future' film trilogy. She then made headlines for playing Cathy Davis in the 'Jane Doe' series. She starred and directed in 'Switched at Birth', the ABC hit teen drama. Thompson's career as a director saw her helm episodes of 'Supergirl', 'Katy Keene' and 'Star Trek: Picard'.

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Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd (Getty Images)

 

At 83, Christopher Lloyd still proved he has his acting chops intact. Known for 'Back to the Future' and Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series 'Taxi' for which he won two Emmy's and went on to star as Commander Kruge in 'Star Trek III: The Search for Spock'. He will be seen in 'Tankhouse' next.

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Other cast members

Chandler Massey ('Days of our Lives'), Erika Slezak (One Life to Live'), and Eric Freeman ('Katy Keene') round up the rest of the cast.

'Next Stop, Christmas' premieres November 6, 2021, on Hallmark.

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