'Sweet Autumn': Meet Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker, Henriette Ivanans and rest of the cast of Hallmark drama
The story revolves around Maggie, a successful entrepreneur, who returns to her home for the reading of a will
‘Feel-good movies’ – this description is quite self-explanatory. And, if you are looking for recommendations about movies that instantly lift up one's mood, you can check out Hallmark’s newest offering ‘Sweet Autumn’. The story revolves around Maggie, a successful entrepreneur. She returns to her home for the reading of a will and discovers that she has inherited half of her aunt’s famous maple candy business. But what surprises her is the fact that the other half is inherited by her Aunt Dee’s maple supplier, Dex. Her return also coincides with the town’s Sweet Autumn Fest and through a series of letters left by Aunt Dee, Maggie and Dex try to find the reason behind her aunt’s final wishes.
If this interests you, before you watch the movie, meet its talented cast. Here are the details.
Nikki DeLoach as Maggie
Nikki DeLoach was part of ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ alongside Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling. DeLoach is best known for her role as Lacey Hamilton in the popular show ‘Awkward’. She has guest-starred in hit shows such as ‘NCIS’, ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘CSI’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to name a few. DeLoach has been part of various Hallmark movies ‘The Perfect Catch’, ‘Christmas Land’, ‘A Dream of Christmas’, ‘Truly, Madly, Sweetly’ and ‘Love Takes Flight’. Last year, DeLoach starred in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original ‘Two Turtle Doves’. She was also a part of the girl group Innosense. However, the group disbanded in 2003.
Andrew Walker as Dex
Andrew Walker has starred in shows like ‘Maybe It's Me' and 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch'. Walker has acted in movies such as 'The Mountie', 'Steel Toes' and 'The Gundown'. His guest roles in television shows include ‘ER’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘CSI: New York’, ‘Without a Trace’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory’. He also acted in Hallmark Channel original series ‘When Calls the Heart’. Apart from that, Walker was part of Hallmark’s ‘Merry & Bright’ and ‘Christmas on My Mind’. His recent Hallmark Channel original movies include ‘The Perfect Catch’, ‘Love on Ice’, ‘A Dream of Christmas’, ‘Love Struck Café’ and ‘Bottled with Love’.
Henriette Ivanans as Aunt Dee
Henriette Ivanans has been a part of television series such as 'JAG', 'Strong Medicine' and 'Star Trek Voyager'. Ivanans was also part of the CBC series ‘Liberty Street’. She also wrote the book ‘In Pillness and in Health: A memoir’.
The rest of the cast members include Daina Leitold, Eugene Baffoe, Michael Karl Richards, Paul Essiembre, Ray Strachan, Anna Anderson-Epp, Anastasia Rautert and Nyah Perkin. 'Sweet Autumn' is produced by Sweet Autumn Pictures Inc. The film is directed by Gary Yates and written by Tyler Straessle. Stan Spry and Eric Woods are the executive producers. Anthony Fankhauser is credited as co-executive producer and Devan Towers is credited as co-producer. A sneak peek of the movie is available on Hallmark's website. The preview introduces us to our two protagonists and a few other supporting cast members. In one scene, the protagonists are seen riding away on a bike surrounded by a picturesque setting. You can check it out here.
‘Sweet Autumn’ will premiere on Saturday, October 17, at 9 pm ET on Hallmark.