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‘A Wish For Christmas’: Hallmark Channel’s Movie Kicks Off ‘Countdown To Christmas,’ Starring Lacey Chabert

A Wish For Christmas is a charming new Hallmark film that will grace the screens this weekend. It will be a wonderful way to begin Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas. Every year, viewers look forward to the bevy of Christmas movies that are sure to warm our spirits. A Wish For Christmas is about a meek executive who wishes to have courage for Christmas after her boss steals her idea. This endearing new movie is directed by Christie Will Wolf and written by Helen Frost and Don Macleod. Starring in A Wish For Christmas is Lacey Chabert as Sara Shaw, Paul Greene as Peter, and Howard Storey as Santa, according to TV Weekly.

Synopsis: A Wish For Christmas on the Hallmark Channel

Sara Shaw is a hard-worker, but she is too meek and too kind. A people-pleaser for most of her life, Sara Shaw draws the line after her boss, Dirk Tyson, steals her idea for an upcoming Christmas initiative. Broken-hearted, Sara decides that she wants to start standing up for herself so that she can get credit where credit is due. The mild-mannered worker gets her chance after she speaks with Santa, who offers her the chance to make one important wish.

She already knows what her one wish will be, which is to be granted the courage to tell Peter, the owner of the company, that her idea was stolen by her boss, Dirk.

Meanwhile, Sara gets the chance to visit Peter’s hometown, which is located near the White Ridge Ski Resort. During the trip, Sara and Peter are drawn closer together as they enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

At the same time, Santa believes that Sara’s wish to be brave is a tall order and suggests that granting her a million dollars or a bag of gold might be easier.

But Sara lets Santa know that she is tired of being a pushover and desperately needs the gift of expressing her strong opinions to others. To grant her wish, Santa must first consult with his elves back at the North Pole. If Sara’s magical wish is indeed granted, she’ll only have 48 hours to speak her mind. Can Sara pull it off and will she still have a job after?

The colors red, white, and gold sparkle in Hallmark’s A Wish For Christmas, and the film’s backdrop is warm and inviting. Lacey Chabert is beautiful and sweet in her role, and the actor playing Santa is believable.

A Wish For Christmas was filmed in Cloverdale, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, according to the Internet Movie Database. The production credit goes to Sodona Entertainment Inc. with Jimmy Townsend, Steve N. White, and Judith Verno executive producing.

According to the Star Telegram, in the coming weeks, there will be 19 all-original movies airing on Hallmark’s Countdown For Christmas. Also, take a look at Hallmark’s website, where fans enjoy recipes, how to’s, games, and other activities during 2016’s Countdown to Christmas.

Here is the list of upcoming movies via Hallmark Channel.

  1. A WISH FOR CHRISTMAS
  2. THE MISTLETOE PROMISE
  3. EVERY CHRISTMAS HAS A STORY
  4. CHRISTMAS COOKIES
  5. MY CHRISTMAS DREAM
  6. A DECEMBER BRIDE
  7. CHRISTMAS LIST
  8. MY CHRISTMAS LOVE
  9. WHEN CALLS THE HEART CHRISTMAS
  10. A ROSE FOR CHRISTMAS
  11. CHRISTMAS IN HOMESTEAD
  12. LOOKS LIKE CHRISTMAS
  13. LOVE YOU LIKE CHRISTMAS
  14. A NUTCRACKER CHRISTMAS
  15. SLEIGH BELLS RING
  16. HALLMARK HALL OF FAME – A HEAVENLY CHRISTMAS
  17. JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS
  18. A DREAM OF CHRISTMAS
  19. BROADCASTING CHRISTMAS

As you can see, Hallmark won’t let fans down with this amazing line-up of holiday movies to get you in the spirit. Tune in for A Wish For Christmas this Saturday, October 29, at 8/7 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel. Last year, A Christmas Melody debuted on Hallmark.

Have a sneak peek of A Wish For Christmas

[Featured Image by Hallmark Channel]

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