'Our Christmas Journey': 5 things to know about the Hallmark Yuletide flick

Marcus is growing up and needs to have his independence but is Lena ready for the change?


                            'Our Christmas Journey': 5 things to know about the Hallmark Yuletide flick
Holly Robinson Peete, Nik Sanchez in 'Our Christmas Journey' (Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Luba Popovic)
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Christmas is just around the corner and if you're not the going out to party type but are the snuggle in and get your movie on type, then think no more and tune in to this new Hallmark flick. 'Our Christmas Journey' is the newest addition to the channel that is set to channel Christmas magic and showcase the power of family.

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The Hallmark movie will see two ex-es come together to help their autistic son move forward with the family coming closer during the holiday season. Christmas is one of those warming times that has the power to heal and bring loved ones closer with the movie to showcase the same. If you're a sucker for Christmas movies that'll get you warm and fuzzy do check out 'Christmas at Castle Hart' and 'The Christmas Contest' as well!

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When does 'Our Christmas Journey' release and where to watch it?

'Our Christmas Journey' is set to premiere on Saturday, December 4, at 10/9c. You can watch it on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel.

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What is 'Our Christmas Journey' about?

The official Hallmark synopsis reads, "As a single mom and her teenaged son with autism come to a crossroad during Christmas, she must learn to let go so he can flourish as she finds her own heart healing in unexpected ways."

Who stars in the Hallmark Christmas movie?

Holly Robinson Peete as Lena

Holly Robinson Peete is an American actress and singer whose work includes 'Dummy', '21 Jump Street', 'Like Family', 'Chicago Fire' and more. Her musical career is a bit meager and only includes a variety of songs to the soundtrack of the film 'Howard the Duck' and a few theme tracks. One of her children is autistic so her role as a mother to an autistic son in the Lifetime movie is quite important to her. She will play the lead role of Lena, a mother who's having a hard time letting her son take the reins to his own life.

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The rest of the cast includes Lyriq Bent as Rick, Nik Sanchez as Marcus, Aloma Wright as Robin, Hilda Martin as Maya, Caroline Cave as Beth, Graham Verchere as Henry, and more.

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Showrunners

“Our Christmas Journey” is from Box Road Productions Ltd and Charles Cooper is the producer. Orly Adelson, Allen Lewis, Holly Robinson Peete and Denielle Jackson serve as executive producers with Michael Rosen and Kevin Fair as co-executive producers. Kevin Fair has directed the film from a script by Marcy Holland from a story by Camille Thomasson.

Trailer

Click below to have a taste of what's to come!

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