‘Playing Cupid’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Hallmark’s romance movie starring Nicholas Gonzalez
A modern-day EMMA finds David Martinez being secretly set up with his daughter's teacher when the young girl begins a matchmaking business for a school project
Hallmark’s forthcoming romantic movie ‘Playing Cupid’, as the title suggests, showcases the story of a school teacher and a single father who get romantically involved when the latter’s daughter sets them up for a school project. Ahead of its premiere, here’s everything you need to know about ‘Playing Cupid’.
‘Playing Cupid’ will premiere on February 13 at 9 pm ET on Hallmark.
The official synopsis for ‘Playing Cupid’ reads: “A modern-day EMMA finds David Martinez being secretly set up with his daughter's teacher when the young girl begins a matchmaking business for a school project.”
Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort will be playing the role of Kerri in ‘Playing Cupid’. She is best known for her roles in television shows such as ‘Smallville’ and ‘V’. She began her career as a child actor in television commercials and shows. Vandervoort’s other notable role is in ‘Jigaw’, the eighth movie in the 'Saw' franchise. She has also acted in sci-fi series ‘Bitten’ for Syfy and Space Network, which is now available on Netflix. In 2019, she developed, executed produced and starred in ‘Age Of Dysphoria’ alongside Gordon Pinsent.
Nicholas Gonzalez will be seen as David in ‘Playing Cupid’. He was a series regular on ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor’ in the role of Dr Neil Melendez. He was also featured in the hit television series ‘How to Get Away with Murder’. Gonzalez is a Standford University graduate who began his career with Showtime’s ‘Resurrection Blvd’, playing the role of the boxer and medical student Alex Santiago. His other notable works include ‘Narcos’, ‘Pretty Little Liars' and ‘Law & order: SUV’, among others.
Mia Quaranta De La Rosa
Mia Quaranta De La Rosa will essay the role of Clara, David’s daughter in ‘Playing Cupid’. She’s 12 years old and is currently attending middle school. According to her official bio on Hallmark, “Prior to her acting debut in 'Playing Cupid,' at the age of 9, Mia was working in background for a major production, which sparked her interest in acting.”
‘Playing Cupid’ is directed by David Weaver and produced by Shel Piercy. Jenny Meyerhoff and Nina Weinman have worked on the script.
The official trailer for ‘Playing Cupid’ is yet to be released. You can watch the preview here.
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