Holly Robinson Peete has just signed a major deal with Crown Media Family Networks, the parent company behind Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Their deal follows recent announcements from Lacey Chabert and Brennan Elliott.
Peete has signed an exclusive deal with Crown Media that includes holiday movies
Peete has signed an exclusive multi-image deal with Crown Media. appointment reported. The report didn’t elaborate on how many films the deal covers or how many years it will last. However, the report noted that their exclusivity covers creating vacation movies only with Crown Media Family Networks, which owns the Hallmark brands.
Peete said in a statement to Deadline: “Hallmark is one of the most unique and warm-hearted destinations on television, especially at Christmas, and I’m so proud of the projects we’ve undertaken together over the past few years. I am very excited to continue my work with them to create joyful and heartfelt films together, while highlighting special stories that viewers can truly see themselves in.”
Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks, said deadline About the deal: “Since her first film with Hallmark in 2015, Holly’s intelligence, vulnerability and tireless advocacy have made her one of the most beloved talents of our networks, on screen and off. We are so excited to continue making films with Holly and to be her official home for original television movies this Christmas.”
pete shared the news on Instagram and wrote: “Thank you everyone at @hallmarkchannel, you have not only supported my career but also my family, my charity @hollyrodfdn and the communities of #autism & #parkinsonsdisease through our collaboration and everything that is important to me! And love to my amazing team: Dan, Jeff, Kevin, David, Kim & Jessica🙏🏾🔥 You guys are the best! …Let’s Freekin Gooooo!”
Many Hallmark stars, friends and colleagues joined in to congratulate her in responses.
Peete is known to Hallmark fans for her numerous Hallmark films, including Our Christmas Journey, which aired in December, her popular Christmas in Evergreen film series, and her starring role in Morning Show Mysteries. She also starred in a Hallmark reality series called Meet the Peetes. Her many other credits include American Housewife, Mike & Molly, Chicago Fire, Love, Inc., Like Family, For Your Love, One on One, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper”, “21 Jump Street” and many more.
Peete’s latest Christmas film, Our Christmas Journey, was special to her
In December 2021, Peete executive produced and starred in Hallmark’s film Our Christmas Journey. The film premiered on December 4 at Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Lyriq Bent, Nik Sanchez and Aloma Wright also starred.
In addition to portraying a character with autism in the film, Sanchez is also on the autism spectrum himself. people have reported.
pete wrote on Twitter on Sanchez’s role in the film: “There was no way I would do a film about #autism without proper portrayal.”
she also said on Twitter About the film: “I’m just overwhelmed with emotions because I’ve wanted to make a film about an #autistic family transitioning towards #Christmas for a while.”
In a way, Peete’s film mirrored her real life. She and her husband Rodney Peete have a son, RJ Peete, 23, who is on the autism spectrum. people have reported.
In a statement, Peete said: “I am making this film for my son RJ, others with autism and their families. I am grateful to Hallmark for bringing this story to screens with authenticity, respect and hope.”
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