'Tis the Season to be Merry': 5 things to know about the Hallmark Christmas movie

With Christmas around the corner, join Merry Rozelle as she hunts for inspiration on her latest book


                            'Tis the Season to be Merry': 5 things to know about the Hallmark Christmas movie
Rachel Leigh Cook and Travis Van Winkle from 'Tis the Season to be Merry' (Instagram - @rachaelleighcook)
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Hallmark is ready to heighten your Christmas spirits with their new season special, 'Tis the Season to be Merry'. As the name says, this movie aims to bring in the joy of the festive and joyous occasion. 

The Christmas movie revolves around Merry Rozelle (played by Rachel Leigh Cook) who is currently looking for inspiration for her book on relationships. She is in awe when she comes across a charming aid worker, Chris Walters (played by Travis Van Winkle).

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When does 'Tis the Season to be Merry' release and where can you watch it

'Tis the Season to be Merry' releases on December 19, 2021, and can be watched on Hallmark. 

What is 'Tis the Season to be Merry' all about

The official synopsis reads, "Looking for a fresh angle on her new book on relationships, Merry heads to snow-covered Vermont. She finds a new perspective and Christmas cheer with charismatic aid worker, Chris."

Who stars in the Hallmark movie

Rachel Leigh Cook as Merry Rozelle 

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Rachel Leigh Cook is both an actress and model and began her career in the entertainment industry as a 10-year-old on commercials. At 14, was sent to read for a short film called '26 Summer Street', after which, she didn't look back. 

Cook is known best for her roles in 'The Baby-sitters Club', 'Tom and Huck', 'She's All That', 'Get Carter' alongside Sylvester Stallone, 'Texas Rangers', and a lead in the live-action take on 'Josie and the Pussycats'.

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Cook is also the voice behind several characters in both 'Robot Chicken' and 'Tifa Lockhart', from the 'Final Fantasy series'. 


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The rest of the cast includes Travis Van Winkle as Chris Walters, Adam Hurtig as James Smith, Amy Groening as Darlene Walters, John B. Lowe as Bill Walters, Karen Malina White as Sonia Hendricks, Paul Essiembre as Joe Manning, and Micaela Lozano as Julie. 

Showrunners

The writers of the movie are Jen Kirkman and Duane Poole, with Gary Yates as the director.

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