‘The Christmas Edition’: Meet Carly Hughes, Rob Mayes and the rest of the cast of Lifetime holiday movie
Only a Christmas miracle can save Jackie when she finds herself at the crossroads of life
Lifetime’s holiday movie ‘The Christmas Edition’, slated for November 15 release follows ambitious journalist Jackie, who counts on an opportunity in a small town in Alaska. However, only a Christmas miracle can save her when she finds herself at the crossroads of life. Meet the cast of ‘The Christmas Edition’ here.
Carly Hughes essays the role of Jackie in ‘The Christmas Edition’. The American actress was born in Columbia. After finishing school at Pennsylvania State University, she began appearing in Broadway shows such as ‘DR.Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’, ‘Ragtime’, ‘Ghost The Musical’, ‘Pippin’ and ‘Chicago’. She made her debut in the television series ‘American Housewife’ featuring as the best friend of the character. She reportedly quit the show after four seasons due to discrimination on the set. The following investigations led to the firing of the show creators Sarah Dunn and Mark J Greenberg. Hughes’ other film credits include ‘Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave’, ‘Insatiable’, and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’.
Robe Mayes was born in Ohio. He started modeling when he was as young as five years old. He served in the United States Armed Forces and after leaving the defense force, he released a seven-track pop album called ‘Glimpses of Truth’. In 2007, he was hired for one episode on ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’. In 2008, he featured in the lead role on MTV musical television film ‘The American Mall’. Mayes has had recurring roles in ‘Cold Case’, ‘Valentine’, ‘Bones’, and ‘Medium’. He starred in ‘John Dies at the End’ in 2012. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. He has had recurring roles on series such as ‘NCIS’, ‘The Glades’ and ‘90210’. His other films include, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, ‘Deep Blue Sea 2’, and ‘Eden’.
American singer, actress and author Marie Osmond plays the role of Melanie in ‘The Christmas Edition’. Osmond was born in Utah and raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She gained prominence as a solo country music artist in the 1970s and '80s. Osmond has featured in films such as ‘The Road Home for Christmas as Cassie’, ‘Side by Side’ and ‘I Married Wyatt Earp’. She was nominated for Grammys, Academy of Country Music Awards and Daytime Emmy Award among others.