'The Angel Tree': Meet Jill Wagner, Lucas Bryant, Cassidy Nugent and rest of the cast of Hallmark Christmas film
The film's official synopsis reads, 'A writer seeks the identity of the person who helps grant wishes that are placed upon The Angel Tree, and in the process, reconnects with her childhood friend'
Hallmark Channel is all set to take you on a beautiful Christmas Journey as their sister network, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, premieres its new holiday movies on Saturdays and Sundays. Now the channel is all set to release their next Christmas film, 'The Angel Tree', which will be premiering on Saturday, November 21. The film stars Jill Wagner and Lucas Bryant in the lead roles.
The official synopsis of the film reads, "A writer seeks the identity of the person who helps grant wishes that are placed upon The Angel Tree, and in the process, reconnects with her childhood friend."
Meet the cast of the upcoming film:
Jill Wagner as Rebecca
Born on January 13, 1979, Jill Suzanne Wagner spent seven seasons on ABC’s hit reality series 'Wipeout' where she regularly interviewed and encouraged contestants competing on the world’s largest obstacle course. Wagner has also appeared in independent film 'Braven', in which she played a character opposite opposite Jason Momoa. She has also appeared in MTV’s hit series 'Teen Wolf' as Kate Argent. After her success on the series, she was asked to host the after-show titled, 'Wolf Watch.' She has appeared in many Hallmark films, including 'Autumn Dreams', the highly-rated 'Christmas Cookies', 'A Harvest Wedding', 'Karen Kingsbury’s Maggie’s Christmas Miracle', 'Pearl in Paradise', 'Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa', 'Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses', 'Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy' and most recently, 'Hearts of Winter'.
Lucas Bryant as Matthew
Born on September 28, 1978, Bryant has numerous television credits to his name, including 'Queer as Folk' for Showtime; 'MVP' for SOAPnet and CBC; 'Sex, Love and Secrets' for UPN; and CTV’s 'The Eleventh Hour.' He has also appeared in many Hallmark Channel's Original Movies, including 'Tulips in Spring' and 'Summer Love' and last year’s 'Time for You to Come Home for Christmas' for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, in addition to Lifetime’s 'More Sex & The Single Mom' and 'A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride'. He has also played the character of Ken Read in 'Crazy Canucks'. which was inspired by the true story of the World Cup Downhill Circuit during the 1974-1976 seasons.
Cassidy Nugent as Cassie
Born in Vancouver BC, Cassidy Nugent first appeared in commenricials even before her first birthday. She then appeared in the CBS series 'Zoo', followed by Lifetime’s 'I am Elizabeth Smart' biographic crime drama. She is most known for Hallmark Channel’s 'Love Struck Café' and 'When Calls the Heart: The Greatest Christmas Blessing'. She had a recurring role in the SyFy series 'Van Helsing' as Tabby.
The film also stars, Clare Filipow (Zoe), Candus Churchill (Liz Miller), Jayce Barreiro (Carl Bishop), Tom Pickett (John Miller), Vera Frederickson (Lucy Bishop), Tyson Larter (Young Matthew), Ethel Pitchford (Alice Kramer), Hayden Carmichael (Mark Clark), Oscar Farrell (Owen), Shay Galor (Pat Clark) and Isabella Sleeth (Young Rebecca).
The film will premiere on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on Saturday, November 21, at 10 pm ET.