'The Santa Squad': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Lifetime's Christmas movie

Watch 'Santa Squad' to know if the holiday shopping, cookies and some time under the mistletoe could bring Allie and Gordon closer


                            'The Santa Squad': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Lifetime's Christmas movie
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Are you looking forward to the holidays to experience some joy and love? Well, Lifetime's holiday movie protagonist Allie embarks on one such task to lift the spirit of widower Gordon and his two daughters during Christmas. Watch 'Santa Squad' to know if the holiday shopping, cookies and some time under the mistletoe could bring Allie and Gordon closer. Here's everything you need to know about the movie ahead of its premiere. 

Release Date

'Santa Squad' will premiere on December 7 at 8 pm ET on Lifetime. 

Plot 

The synopsis for 'Santa Squad' reads, "Allie (Rebecca Dalton), an out of work art teacher, has to accept a job with the Santa Squad to help wealthy widower Gordon (Aaron Ashmore) and his two precious daughters rediscover the magic of Christmas. As Allie is lifting the holiday spirits of the family with Christmas decorations, cookies and shopping, her kindness is rewarded with the most unexpected of gifts: love!"

Cast 

Rebecca Dalton

 Rebecca Dalton (Getty Images)

Rebecca Dalton will play Allie's role in 'Santa Squad'. The Canadian actress who made her on-screen appearance in 'Unnatural History' as Sally. In 2010, she featured in TV movie 'My Babysitter's a Vampire'. Dalton was cast in the lead role in the Canadian TV series 'Spun Out'. She rose to prominence with her as Tara in the Hallmark series 'Good Witch'. Daltons films include, 'Christmas Wedding Planner', 'Rocky Road' and 'Total Frat Movie'. 

Aaron Ashmore

 Aaron Ashmore (Getty Images)

Canadian actor Aaron Ashmore is best known for his roles as Jimmy Olsen on 'Smallville' and Steve Jinks in 'Warehouse 13'. He has had guest roles in television series such as 'The Eleventh Hour', 'The West Wing' and '1-800-Missing'. Ashmore's film credits include 'Tammy's Always Dying', '22 Chaser', 'Regression' and '22 Chaser' among others. In 'Santa Squad', Ashmore plays the role of Gordon, a father of two and Allie's love interest. 

Creators 

John Bradshaw has helmed the script written by Mark Valenti. 

Trailer 

The official trailer for 'Santa Squad' is yet to be released by Lifetime. Watch the space for an update on the same. 

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