'Secretly Santa': 5 things you need to know about the Lifetime holiday-themed romcom

Get your dose of holiday romance with Lifetime's upcoming movie 'Secretly Santa'


                            'Secretly Santa': 5 things you need to know about the Lifetime holiday-themed romcom
Miranda (Alicia Dea Josipovic) and Paul (Travis Nelson) in a still from 'Secretly Santa' (Lifetime)
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The holiday season and Lifetime movies go hand-in-hand. As the countdown for Christmas has begun, Lifetime is going all-out with its 'It’s a Wonderful Lifetime holiday movies'. The specials kicked off in October and will be continuing through Christmas, with its heartwarming, fun, romantic, and extremely relatable movies screenings. The network's upcoming movie- 'Secretly Santa' is part of the holiday movies special.

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Before we get into more details of the cute holiday-themed rom-com 'Secretly Santa', if you're interested in catching up on some of the other Lifetime holiday movies, then you might want to check out: 'Baking Spirits Bright', 'A Sugar & Spice Holiday', 'Christmas at the Castle', and 'My Sweet Holiday'. 

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When does 'Secretly Santa' release and where to watch it?

'Secretly Santa' is all set to premiere on Monday, December 6 at 8/7c on Lifetime Movie Network. If you can't catch it on TV, Lifetime is available on Hulu, Sling TV, Philo, Vidgo, AT&T TV and FuboTV. If you are not based in the US, using a VPN will help you catch Lifetime Movies.

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What is 'Secretly Santa' all about?

According to Lifetime's press release, "Miranda (Alicia Dea Josipovic) and Paul (Travis Nelson) are business rivals who accidentally meet at a costumed Santa crawl and spend a romantic evening together without learning each other’s identities. As their anonymous romance continues online, their businesses merge, forcing them into an unwanted partnership. As they clash while working together on a holiday gift-giving app, their hearts must reconcile their online love when unexpected feelings develop for one another."

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Who stars in the Lifetime romcom?

Alicia Dea Josipovic

Named after her 'Nonna' Dea, who was an accomplished fashion designer and opera singer, Canadian actress Alicia Dea Josipovic is the star of 'Secretly Santa'. She reprises the role of Miranda in the Lifetime movie. She is best known for her stint as Bianca DeSousa on 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' and as Dancy Cologne on 'Debra'.

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Tavis Nelson

Nelson is a Canadian actor and director, who is best known for 'Tucker and Dale vs Evil', 'Drak Hearts', and 'Hunting Melissa'. He also starred in other Lifetime movies like 'Homemade Christmas', and 'Mistletoe Magic'. In 'Secretly Santa' he plays the role of Paul, Miranda's love interest. 

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Who are the showrunners?

'Secretly Santa' is produced by Champlain Media. Laurence Braun, Jayde Siwy, Tom Berry and Suzanne Chapman serve as executive producers. Sharon Lewis directs from a script by John Dion.

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