Christmas is coming! The countdown has begun for the holidays. Us Weekly has the exclusive first look at GAC Family’s Merry Christmas WishesComing later in the year.
“I play Dylan. I think people are going to love Dylan mostly because he loves Christmas,” Cameron MathisonIn Us’ exclusive behind-the-scenes look of Merry Christmas Wishes.
The 52-year old actor is gushing about his costar Jill WagnerThe clip reveals why Janie will be loved by fans. “Because you make her so authentic and likable and sweet and sensitive and also at the same time, conflicted,” Mathison says.
In the movie, marking executive Janie returns home from New York City to a small town called Woodland Falls following her great uncle’s death. Despite being a big city girl now, Janie follows through with her uncle’s wishes to host the annual Winter Wonderland festival at her family’s farm with the help of farmhand Dylan, who is obsessed with Christmas.
The preview video shows the actors teasing the very festive set. This includes a giant Christmas tree in the barn, banners promoting the festival and pop-up shops. There are also farm animals grazing throughout.
“We’re in Ontario, [Canada]. We’re out in the middle of [nowhere]. It has been so beautiful,” Wagner, 43, says while on break from filming. “I am a country girl, I live on a farm, so anytime I get to be in a big barn like this, it’s heaven.”
Mathison took a break while he held a baby goat and fed the animals to share his favorite thing about being back with GAC Family. “For me, what’s most special is spreading love and spreading positivity,” he tells viewers in the teaser.
GAC Media, made up of GAC Family, and GAC Living was founded by the former Hallmark Channel boss Bill AbbottIn 2021.
In the fall of 2005, the network launched its Great American Christmas programming. A Kindhearted ChristmasMathison is the star Jennie GarthAnd Daisy gets a Christmas miracleWagner and Nick Bateman.
GAC Media announced in May that production had started. Merry Christmas WishesThe former name was The Christmas FarmThis is ahead of the second annual Great American Christmas.
Mathison and Wagner teased the joyous movie and what it was to work together via Social Media.
“Christmas wonderland up here in Canada ❄️☃️,” the former Home and FamilyThe cohost captioned a photo of him and his costar on May 11th. “This is such a sweet movie!☺️ You’re gonna love it🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄.”
Three days later, it was General HospitalStar shared a snowy photo of himself at work. “Look for the magic in every moment.❄️ It’s been easy to do while shooting this movie, working with incredible people … in beautiful northern Ontario,” Mathison wrote via Instagram. “But when we’re faced with challenging days, it’s our mindset that can keep us happy and positive in the face of adversity.”
The Mystery 101For her part, actress reflected on filming before returning to the States.
“Last day on set is always bittersweet for me. I have missed my family but this has been such a good experience and I will miss these people,” Wagner said in an Instagram video on May 21. “Love to the cast and crew and especially to my adorable costar @cameronmathison, you are so sweet, funny and talented.”
She added: “Here’s to many more 😉. Thank you @gactv, @billabbotthc and all who put me in such a great world!!” Mathison was quick to comment, writing, “Pretty damn grateful to have worked with you Jill. I knew you were amazing, but I didn’t know how amazing. Here’s to many many more❤️.”
GAC Family announced that Christmas is coming earlier than expected in June thanks to its inaugural Great American Christmas in July event. The channel will be available 24/7 for holiday fun from Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4.
Neben Replaying all 12 Great American Christmas Hits, Actress Jen Lilly is giving fans a preview of the all-new lineup scheduled to begin in October 2022 and run through the end of the year — including a bigger glimpse at Merry Christmas Wish.