Calling all Lori Loughlin fans here because we have some exciting news! GAC Family announced Friday that Lori Loughlin will star in her first romantic comedy for the network, titled Fall Into Winter.
After the college admissions scandal, Lori Loughlin’s comeback has been slow. But now she’s back in a starring role—on Great American Family TV! Her first major acting part will be in their new TV movie Fall Into Winter,
The TV movie will air in January 2023 as part of GAC’s winter programming slate. The network is following up its recent broadcast of When Hope Calls Christmas with a new movie starring Loughlin as Abigail Stanton in an encore performance from Hallmark Channel’s When Calls The Heart. Here is everything you need to know.
Lori Loughlin Made Her Way To Great American Family With The Upcoming Romantic Comedy
Loughlin’s latest TV movie, Fall Into Winter, is her first project since 2018. The film begins production on October 23 for a January 2023 premiere as part of the network’s annual winter programming event.
This should come as no surprise to those who have been following Loughlin’s career after she was released from prison in 2020. In fact, the same media company allowed her reprise her role as Abigail Stanton on their show When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas last holiday season!
Bill Abbott, President and CEO of Great American Media commented on the announcement saying that Lori is a genre defining star with whom the organisation has had the privilege of collaborating for 15 years.
He further added that they both have a shared vision for creating meaningful and memorable movies that resonate with passionate fans, and he looks forward to welcoming her back to Great American Family where she will anchor the company’s winter programming slate in 2023.
Abbott was formerly CEO of Hallmark Media and left the network after he pulled a Zola.com wedding commercial that featured two women kissing — all because some people complained about it.
Conservative groups praised him for his programming choices, but critics pointed out that the channel doesn’t have any movies featuring a non-white or LGBTQ+ lead character. He moved over to Great American Family TV where he could pursue stories with more conservative appeal
The storyline of this movie revolves around Lori Loughlin playing Keely in the romantic comedy. Keely’s brother sells the family-owned candy shop to his best friend. Keely, who is desperate to find connection & common ground, ends up selling her half as well.
The love story in this film offers the viewers a way to relate to Keely, a girl who’s been hurt before.
Brooks has his own experiences with pain and his past is mirrored in Keely’s. When they meet, they may both be at their breaking points, but will be finding each other be the opportunity for both of them to find new beginnings?
Fall Into Winter is written by Cara J. Russell and executive produced by Brad Krevoy and Susie Belzberg Krevoy.