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In times of GAC, Lacey Chabert Signs Exclusive Multi-Picture Deal with Hallmark Channel

Lacey Chabert is celebrated as the “Queen of Hallmark Christmas Movies”. A Christmas Melody star has now signed a multi-picture deal with Hallmark Channel. This makes her Hallmark’s star, producer and developer for 2 years.

The Mean Girls star recently posted on Instagram stating her gratefulness towards the channel. She wrote “Making these movies with @hallmarkchannel has brought such joy to my life,” she wrote. “I’m deeply grateful for the journey to continue! Thank you so much for your support.”

Hallmark’s Response

In times when the upstart rival GAC Family channel is locking some of Hallmark’s biggest stars like Danica McKeller, Jen Lilley, Jessica Lowndes, Hallmark has done it! The company has signed a two-year deal with fan-favourite Lacey Chabert. And yes, it comes as a challenge to the GAC.

The Crown Family Media Networks is the parent company of Hallmark. Lacey started her relationship with the company, starring in her first original Hallmark movie in 2010. Since then she has starred in over 30 original movies. Lacey recently  developed, produced and was starred in the trilogy, “The Wedding Veil.

Lisa Hamilton Daly, executive vice president of Programming at Crown Media Family Networks stated:

“Lacey’s warmth, talent, relatability, and creative sensibilities have endeared her to millions of Hallmark viewers for more than ten years, making her one of our most in-demand stars.” She inherently understands and embodies what our networks are all about — the transformational power of love and making people feel good — and we look forward to continuing our work with her to create heartfelt, compelling stories that will entertain, inspire, and touch our audience.”

About Lacey Chabert

Born in Mississippi, Lacey is famous for versatile roles and voices in various animated series like Justice League and Robot Chicken. The 39-year-old star made her big-screen debut in the late 90s, starring Penny Robinson in Lost in Space (1998).

She gave the voice of Eliza Thornberry in the Nickelodeon animated series “The Wild Thornberry” and subsequent movies on the said series. She gave her voice in the animated sitcom “Family Guy (1999)”. Mila Kunis took over this role after Lacey got busy with her schooling.

Lacey shot to stardom with her titular role in “The Brooke Ellison Story”, a biopic by “Christopher Reeve”. This movie was based on a real-life quadriplegic woman who struggled to graduate from Harvard. Lacey’s fans know her best from “Mean Girls (2004)”. Her role in Mean Girls got her “2005 MTV Movie Award”.

The Hallmark Legacy

Hallmark Channel is owned by Hallmark Cards, Inc., and is Crown Media Family Networks’ flagship channel. It holds a 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. The network’s lineup of original content includes movies, primetime, scripted series etc. The channel is a host to several annual programming events.

Hallmark is known for creating beautiful, symmetric and highly narrative Christmas movies. Do you remember Countdown to Christmas? This became a pop culture phenomenon and a highly successful holiday tradition for millions of viewers.

What are your thoughts about this recent deal between Lacey and Hallmark?

Mallika
I am Mallika Singh, a lawyer and writer by profession. Writing gives me a sense of freedom and independence. I am a keen observer and an ardent reader. When not at work, you can find me at the stable. Horse riding is another passion that keeps me going.
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