Alison Sweeney Reveals Which Hallmark Costar Is Her ‘Favorite’

A dream job! Alison Sweeney dished on a few of her Hallmark motion pictures costars — and teased which one is her “favourite” after practically 10 years with the community.

“How am I supposed to select one? They’re additionally great,” Sweeney, 46, solely instructed Us Weekly whereas selling her newest Hallmark Channel movie, A Magical Christmas Village. “I really feel [like] you’re twisting my arm and it’s already a giveaway, however I’ve finished a pair motion pictures with Marc Blucas — and I can’t even say this as a result of he’s, like, perhaps my favourite, but in addition Cameron Mathison is my favourite. No matter, they’re all my favorites.”

The California native — who has labored with Mathison, 53, on a number of Homicide, She Baked motion pictures and 2021’s Candy Revenge: A Hannah Swensen Thriller — revealed that it’s “all about that chemistry” with every of her Hallmark leads.

“[It’s] additionally simply the optimistic work atmosphere that they put ahead,” Sweeney mentioned. “Cameron involves set with, like, probably the most superb optimistic angle each single day. It simply helps you get to work and to make [the films] nearly as good as you probably can.”

In the case of somebody she hasn’t labored with but, the Irresistible Blueberry Farm actress pointed to Andrew Walker as a coworker she’d fortunately be part of forces with sometime.

“I suppose I might say — solely as a result of we’ve met at, like, so many alternative occasions and we occur to know personally … Andrew Walker is only a great man,” she defined of the Dying for Chocolate: A Curious Caterer Thriller actor, 43. “My husband [Dave Sanov] and I are pals with him and his spouse, [Cassandra Troy], and so it will be enjoyable to work collectively as soon as with him.”

Sweeney has had many dream costars over time, and her A Magical Christmas Village accomplice, Luke Macfarlane, isn’t any exception.

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“Luke Macfarlane performs my love curiosity within the film, and he’s tremendous gifted and such a beautiful man to work with,” the previous Largest Loser host instructed Us. “And we had a lot enjoyable on this film. … We simply clicked straight away.”

She continued: “It’s so humorous that we now have each been within the Hallmark world however had by no means had the possibility to work collectively. And proper from day one, we had a extremely enjoyable connection, and he beloved the script too so we had been in a position to actually discover these two characters simply, and it was a number of enjoyable.”

The cleaning soap star revealed that A Magical Christmas Village, which additionally stars Marlo Thomas, was considerably out of her wheelhouse when it got here to the story line.

A Magical Christmas Village's Alison Sweeney Reveals 'Favorite' Hallmark Guy
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Within the movie, Sweeney performs single mother Summer time who has to navigate the vacations whereas her mother, Vivian (Thomas), is staying along with her and her daughter. All through the season, she experiences slightly magic because of Vivian’s Christmas village decorations — a few of which can affect her relationship with Ryan (Macfarlane).

“Many of the motion pictures that I make for Hallmark are very based mostly in actuality,” Sweeney defined to Us. “I wish to maintain it actual [and rooted in] relatable issues that individuals can actually perceive and establish with in their very own lives.”

The brand new “Countdown to Christmas” movie, which premieres on Friday, November 4, tells a special type of love story.

“This film we added slightly little bit of that fairy story enjoyable, Christmas magic feeling to it,” the Chronicle Mysteries star teased. “With the magical Christmas village maybe nudging these two in the appropriate path. In any other case, they’d by no means have gotten out of their very own strategy to meet somebody new. They wanted slightly nudge in the appropriate path and the magic of the Christmas village helped.”

Exterior of the film, Sweeney revealed to Us that she “completely” believes within the magic of the season. “I really like the concept of Christmas magic,” she confessed. “Sure, I do imagine in Christmas magic, for positive. I like it.”

A Magical Christmas Village airs on Hallmark Channel Friday, November 4, at 8 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Johnni Macke