Andrew Walker has just signed a major deal with Crown Media Family Networks, the parent company behind Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. His deal follows recent announcements by Lacey Chabert, Holly Robinson Peete, Brennan Elliott and Jonathan Bennett.
Walker signed an exclusive contract with Hallmark
Walker has signed an exclusive multi-image deal with Crown Media. appointment reported. The report did not say how long the deal would last. However, Deadline noted that this is an exclusive, multi-image deal.
Walker told Deadline about the new contract, “I’m humbled and grateful to have been a part of the Hallmark family for a decade now. I love diving into each character to create quality films with positive content that makes people feel good. The impact this network is having on its viewers is contagious and I am excited to continue our collaboration.”
Walker’s first film with Hallmark was A Bride for Christmas. He most recently starred opposite Nikki DeLoach in the mystery film Curious Caterer: Dying for Chocolate. He also starred in the 2021 Christmas film My Christmas Family Tree. His Christmas film ranked second in terms of live/same-day viewership, behind only “Christmas at Castle Hart,” according to ShowBuzz Daily numbers shared by the @SleepyKittyPaw Twitter account.
His film reached 3.27 million viewers live/same day. “Christmas at Castle Hart,” which took first place, received 3.31 million. Third was “A Royal Queens Christmas” with 3.23 million.
Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive VP Programming, told Deadline about Walker’s new deal, “Andrew has a special talent and charm that shines through in every role. He’s become our viewers’ favorite for a reason. We couldn’t be happier to continue our partnership with Andrew and can’t wait to see him in his next role.”
Walker shared the news on Instagram
Walker first shared the news on his Instagram story.
He wrote: “Very excited to continue this beautiful journey with the @hallmarkchannel family and of course all you amazing fans!!!”
At the license plate shared the news on InstagramThey were inundated with excited comments from fans.
Adrienne Ragan wrote: “❤️❤️❤️ such a talented actor. Thank you for signing him.”
Maria de Ciccio wrote: “❤️ This is a great love, Andrew Walker makes it even more special that he’s from Montréal ❤️.”
During the holiday season, Walker and Hallmark co-star Tyler Hynes drew a lot of attention when they appeared in cameos in each other’s films. Walker appeared in “An Unexpected Christmas”. The cameo scene showed Walker encountering Hynes at a bar decorated for Christmas, while Hynes’ character was meeting with co-star Bethany Joy Lenz. You can watch the scene here in our story.
Hynes had a surprise cameo in Walker’s My Christmas Family Tree. Hynes played the role of a coffee shop clerk in the first part of the film. You can see photos from this iconic moment in our history here.
Walker is planning another surprise for fans. He and Paul Greene are hosting a special four-night cruise event in 2023.
CONTINUE READING: Hallmark’s April 2022 film schedule
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