Enjoy a holiday in the sun Trevor Donovan was a fan favorite on the Hallmark Channel before moving over to GAC Media in fall 2021 — but no matter what the network, his Christmas movies continue to get fans’ attention.
After making a name in the industry, he decided to make a mark for himself. 90210Donovan joined the Hallmark Channel in 2009 and quickly became a hit. The Sun RisingThe network’s first film, in which he starred as Kyle Sorenson, was his debut for the alumnus in 2016. Love on a LimbAssoc. Ashley Williams.
That same year, he played cowboy Brady on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries’ J.L. Family Ranch. Later, he reprised the role in the 2020 sequel. J.L. Family Ranch 2. Donovan even dipped his toe into the network’s holiday programming in 2017 with Get Married to Me at Christmas.
He cemented himself as one of Hallmark’s biggest hunks in the years that followed, starring in SnowComing, Love, Fall & Order, USS Christmas Nantucket NoelJust to name a few.
Donovan surprised fans in October 2021 when news broke that he signed a deal to star and produce original films for GAC Media — which is made up of GAC Family and GAC Living — after former Hallmark boss Bill AbbottThe network was launched earlier in the year.
“Trevor is a gifted actor and talented producer who I have had the pleasure of working with for more than a decade,” Abbott said in a press release at the time. “We’re thrilled about this expanded partnership and look forward to not only making entertaining movies together.”
The former model was the star of his first holiday movie for GAC FamilyJingle Bell ChristmasTwo months later, it was the same.
Jingle Bell ChristmasFollow Princess Amelia (Merritt PattersonAfter being stranded in a small New England village during the holidays, she decides to make a new life for herself. Amelia finds herself falling in love with a local named Sam (Donovan) as she tries to figure out how to get back to her father’s kingdom.
“It was a lot of fun. It’s just a fun movie,” Donovan said during a December 2021 Q&A for the movie. “A very opposites attract, fish out of water [story].”
He gushed over his costar, adding, “She’s a sweetheart. She’s talented so we just kind of hit it off. We grew together. We had a lot of things in common to make that onscreen chemistry natural.”
If fans missed Donovan’s GAC Family debut they can catch Jingle Bell Christmas again when it airs on both Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3, as part of the network’s Great American Christmas in July.
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