The boy of summer! Benjamin Hollingsworth became the face of the Hallmark Channel during the months of July and August, starring in two of the network’s all-new rom-coms.
The premiere of “The Actor” by the 37-year-old actor sparked the network’s movie hotspot in late July. A Splash of Love. Hollingsworth portrays Ben, a whale watching company owner who falls for Chloe, a Ph.D. candidate.Rhiannon Fish).
“It was actually pretty fun to do this movie. I’ve always loved whales, especially orca whales,” the Lucky in LoveActor told the Digital JournalJuly 22, 2007. “Ben was fun to play and he is passionate about whales and nature. He loves being outside and so do I, that’s where I connected with him.”
He called the nature-filled film the “perfect summer movie,” adding, “It’s about embracing nature and finding love in simple places. It’s a simple love story about two people connecting over a certain passion.”
Hollingsworth made his Hallmark debut in 2013 and then switched to a completely different love story for the channel. Romance in StyleThe premiere of, which airs on Saturday, August 13th, is at 7:30 p.m.
“People will love the message around it. It’s all about inclusivity and body image and accessibility in fashion, designing clothes for women of all shapes and sizes,” the Beautiful Life: TBLAlum explained The SuburbanAugust 8.
The Virgin RiverActor noted that he was just having a baby girl and was very excited about this project. The movie is about Ella (the film’s designer).Jaicy Elliot) who manages to convince mogul Derek (Hollingsworth) to include plus-sized fashion in his magazine.
“I want [my daughter] to grow up in a world where she can feel beautiful because of her shape and size, and her beauty is valid and holds value regardless of the shape,” he continued. “For me, if I can do my job and influence society for the better and make people feel more comfortable with who they are, then I’m doing the right thing.”
Hollingsworth pointed out that the movie is a “departure for Hallmark” and overall is a “little different from the traditional female lead.” He then sang his costar’s praises, stating, “Jaicy Elliot is a fantastic actress, a superhuman, and a wonderful woman. We had a lot of fun shooting this one and it will resonate with a lot of women.”
Romance in StylePremieres on Hallmark Saturday, August 13, at 8 p.m. ET.
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