New yr, new Lori! Fall Into Winter marks Lori Loughlin’s TV film comeback — and her first movie as a lead for Nice American Household.
“Lori is a genre-defining star that I’ve had the distinction to name an in depth good friend and collaborator for greater than 15 years,” president and CEO of Nice American Media Invoice Abbott stated in a September 2022 press launch. “Now we have a shared imaginative and prescient for creating significant and memorable motion pictures that resonate with our passionate followers, and I sit up for welcoming her again to Nice American Household to anchor our 2023 winter programming slate.”
Loughlin, 58, was a significant star on the Hallmark Channel for greater than six years earlier than the community minimize ties along with her in 2019 amid the school admissions scandal. (Abbott, 60, was the channel’s CEO from 2009 to 2020.)
The Full Home alum made headlines in March 2019 after she and husband Mossimo Giannulli had been accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters, Bella, now 24, and Olivia Jade, now 23, into faculty.
The couple pleaded responsible to fraud fees in Could 2020. Loughlin served two months in jail, whereas her husband, 59, served 5 months. The Storage Sale Mysteries star and the designer additionally accomplished their required neighborhood service hours upon their respective releases.
The Homegrown Christmas actress joined forces with Nice American Media, which Abbott based in 2021, for her performing return in December 2021. She reprised her Hallmark position as Abigail Stanton within the two-episode vacation particular, When Hope Calls: A Nation Christmas.
Loughlin’s attachment to the mission impressed her former When Calls the Coronary heart costar Daniel Lissing to return as Jack Thornton within the particular.
“We stayed in contact by way of a fairly attempting time, and it was a very nice second to come back again to work collectively and simply join with my good friend in that means, reprising these characters once more that each of us weren’t certain that we’d ever be capable to play once more,” Lissing, 41, completely advised Us Weekly in December 2021, referring to his 2018 exit from the drama sequence. “The truth that we obtained that chance was a very particular second for each of us. We had good connection over that and a variety of gratitude to be on set only one extra time.”
The Summerland alum’s performing resurgence will proceed with Nice American Household’s Fall Into Winter, which premieres on Saturday, January 28, at 8 p.m. ET.
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