'Next Stop, Christmas': 5 things to know about Hallmark yuletide flick
'Next Stop, Christmas' is one of the latest movies from Hallmark's annual “Countdown to Christmas” programming event. The romance drama is one of the much-anticipated movies primed to get you in the festive mood. With some prominent names in Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd, two actors from 'Back to the Future' reuniting in a yuletide flick, there's a lot to look forward to.
And while you wait for the movie to hit the small screen, here are some of the Christmas movies worth the whirl — 'Christmas Sail', 'The Santa Stakeout', 'Coyote Creek Christmas', and 'Boyfriends of Christmas Past'
When is 'Next Stop, Christmas' releasing?
The flick releases November 6 at 8 pm ET/PT on Hallmark.
What is the Christmas movie all about?
The official synopsis reads: Angie (Fonseca) is a successful surgeon in New York City but finds herself wondering what her life would be like if she had married her former boyfriend Tyler (Eric Freeman, “Katy Keene”), who is now a successful sportscaster. Angie takes the train home to spend the holiday with her family but when she arrives discovers it’s inexplicably 10 years earlier."
"At first, she’s naturally disoriented by her unexpected time travel but slowly acclimates. With the advice of the train’s enigmatic conductor (Lloyd), Angie navigates her visit to this Christmas past as she tries to return to the present. As she works to figure out how to get back to the future, Angie has the chance to reconnect with her family; she even teams up with her sister Kristen (Paige Herschell, “American Housewife”) to help her parents, Evelyn (Thompson) and Marty (Matt Walton, “Tell Me a Story”), rekindle their romance. Along the way, Angie gains a new perspective and discovers what – and who – is truly important to her."
Who's in the cast of 'Next Stop, Christmas'?
Lyndsy Fonseca ('How I Met Your Mother'), Chandler Massey ('Days of our Lives'), Christopher Lloyd ('Back to the Future', ) Lea Thompson ('Back to the Future') and Erika Slezak (One Life to Live') star in the much-awaited movie.
Dustin Rikert helms the movie from a script by Kari Drake and Duane Poole. Rikert also serves as the producer with Colin Theys with Andrew Gernhard as the executive producer.