'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' on Hallmark: 5 things to know about Kimberley Sustad

The cast looks fun and promising with Kimberley Sustad and Brandon Routh in the lead

                            'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' on Hallmark: 5 things to know about Kimberley Sustad
Kimberly Sustad and Brandon Routh from 'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' (Instagram - @kimberlysustad)

Hallmark has officially begun its Countdown to Christmas with adorable, feel-good family movies in time for the festive and holiday season. 

'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' is surely a must-watch for all animal lovers. The Christmas special follows the story of two cat lovers, Zachary and Marilee, as they make elaborate plans to find forever homes for a litter of kittens, during the Christmas season. Will the time they spend together mean something else in the long run? Stay tuned to find out what happens! The Hallmark movie stars Kimberly Sustad, Brandon Routh, and Gregory Harrison in the lead roles. 


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Kimberley Sustad as Marilee White
Kimberley is a Canadian actress, and writer. She is best known for her work on 'Travelers', 'Unspeakable', and 'The Twilight Zone'. Sustad enjoys performing on stage, some notable works of which include, 'A Bride for Christmas' and 'Spookville'. In addition, Sustad has also appeared in TV series like 'Supernatural', 'Continuum', 'Primeval: New World', and 'Alcatraz'.

What's more, Sustad made appearances on 'Baby Sellers' and 'Motive', alongside Kirstie Alley and Kristin Lehman, respectively. Aside from her glamourous life on TV, Sustad has a recurring role, playing a world traveler after having lived in Ecuador, South Korea, Taiwan, four states in America, and three Canadian provinces. She loves the outdoors and likes constantly being on the go.



Brandon Routh as Zachary Stone

Brandon James Routh is of English, Scottish, and German descent. Routh attended the University of Iowa, where he did his graduation. Moreover, he also starred in productions at the Norwalk Theater of Performing Arts, while in university. Routh's debut role was in the TV series, 'Odd Man Out', which airs on ABC.

Further, Routh went on to make a guest appearance in the popular TV series, 'Gilmore Girls', and 'Undressed'. Routh is a big fan of sports and staying active and plays both soccer and basketball, and even goes for a swim at his leisure.  



Other cast details

The movie also includes Gregory Harrison as Sam, and Stephanie Bennett as Jacelyn. 

'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' releases on November 25, 2021, on Hallmark. 

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