The Spirit of Christmas is a romantic-mystery movie that is set to debut on the Lifetime channel this weekend. The Spirit of Christmas, formerly known as Hollygrove, is about a woman who goes to broker the sale of an old inn, only to find out that a ghost has been living there for decades. It is directed by David Jackson and written by Tracy Andreen. The cast for this supernatural flick includes Jen Lilley as Kate Jordan, Thomas Beaudoin as Daniel, Joanna Herrington as Molly Bell, Brett Leigh as Harry, Steven A. Miller as Charles, and Kati Salowsky as Lilly.
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Lifetime’s The Spirit of Christmas Synopsis
Set in the early 1920’s and modern times, The Spirit of Christmas revolves around the lovely Kate Jordan, a hardworking woman who is sent to the Hollygrove Inn to broker the sale of a property that has been left without any heirs. Her boss let’s her know that the sale is time sensitive and must happen quickly if she expects to get the promotion that she has been wishing for. When she arrives at the charming inn, she is told that the man who was supposed to appraise the property took off suddenly due to a ghost that has been haunting the inn for years.
Intrigued, Kate spends the night at Hollygrove Inn located in Vermont, where she encounters a ghost named Daniel, a man who went missing almost 100 years earlier. What people didn’t know back then was that Daniel had been killed, and it is up to Kate to find out who did it and why. Daniel makes a deal with her, telling her that if she can solve the mystery behind his murder and find out why he is cursed from the inn every Christmas Eve, he will leave the Hollygrove Inn. On her quest to find out the truth, secrets are revealed and a passionate relationship between Kate and Daniel blossoms. Will Kate discover the truth so that Daniel’s spirit can finally be free?
Lifetime’s The Spirit of Christmas is a timeless holiday movie—a murder mystery steeped in Christmas tradition that is sure to draw the viewer in. This romantic and passionate television film allows fans to enjoy the thick pristine snow that covers the gardens leading up to the fictitious Hollygrove Inn, as well as the old time decor of the old days. Its haunting night scenes also give just the right amount of mystery to an otherwise classic Christmas. Inquisitr recently reported on a Hallmark Christmas movie that was also built around a murder mystery entitled Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Christmas.
According to Wicked Local Franklin, filming for The Spirit of Christmas movie took place in Massachusetts at the Proctor Mansion Inn— and old but enchanting bed and breakfast located in historic Wrentham. The Proctor Mansion Inn, which is owned by Brian and Dawn Fitzgerald, served as the perfect spot to capture the elegance and grace of former times with its “Second Empire French Victorian architecture,” the website boasts.
You’ll certainly want to watch this supernatural love story set in two time periods. Mark your calendars for Saturday December 19 at 8/7 central on the Lifetime Channel. The Spirit of Christmas is executive produced by Sharon Bordas, Hannah Pillemer, and Fernando Szew.
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“Jen Lilley stars as mischievous bad girl Theresa Donovan on ‘Days of our Lives.’ Lilley will next be seen as the lead in the independent film ‘The Book of Esther.’ She previously starred as Maxie Jones on ABC’s ‘General Hospital’ and in Weinstein’s critically acclaimed feature film ‘The Artist.’ Other recent projects include the films ‘Turnaround Jake,’ ‘Revelation Road,’ [and] ‘The Olivia Experiment.’
“Canadian actor and model, Thomas Beaudoin, started his career shortly after starting his first year of college in psychology and exercise science at Concordia University in Montreal. He landed roles in well known TV series and Feature Films such as The L Word, No Heroics, Destinée, Forbidden Love, Le Cas Roberge, and other productions.”
The Spirit of Christmas movie trailer
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