The holiday movie, which is part of Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas TV event, will also see the ‘No Air’ hitmaker showing off her vocals by belting out ‘This Christmas’ and ‘Oh Holy Night’.
AceShowbiz -Singer-turned-actress Jordin Sparks is celebrating Christmas early this year after signing on to star in a holiday movie for America’s Hallmark Channel.
The “No Air” hitmaker will executive produce “A Christmas Treasure“, in which she will co-star with “The Expanse” actor Michael Xavier, and she will show off her vocals by belting out covers of “This Christmas” and “Oh Holy Night”.
Sparks’ original festive tune, “Oh, It’s Christmas”, from her 2020 holiday album, will also feature in the movie, which will follow her writer character Lou as she debates her career future, according to Deadline.
“Christmas is so special to me and I’m thrilled that I get to share this festive movie with you all this year,” Sparks said in a statement. “I loved being able to perform some of my favorite Christmas melodies, one for the first time, as part of the movie.”
“Joining the Hallmark family is a dream come true! I know people are going to fall in love with Lou and our story that truly represents the phrase, ‘Home is where the Heart is.’ “
“A Christmas Treasure” will premiere as part of Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas TV event, although an exact launch date has yet to be announced.
This holiday movie follows Sparks’ character Lou who questions whether she should move to New York after Christmas to further her writing career or stay in Pine Grove to carry on her family’s local newspaper after opening a 100-year-old time capsule and finding her grandfather’s journal. At the same time, Xavier’s character Kyle who is also at a crossroads visits Pine Grove for the holidays.
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