MARC BLUCAS ADDED TO THE CAST OF A CHRISTMAS…PRESENT, ALSO STARRING CANDACE CAMERON BURE, FILM COMMENCES PRODUCTION FOR GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY
NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2022 — Great American Family today announced Marc Blucas (My Life with the Walter Boys, Swagger) has been added to the cast of A Christmas…Present,co-starring with Candace Cameron Bure, and premiering on the network in November 2022. The film is the concept of Bure’s Candy Rock Entertainment and her inaugural project since signing a partnership agreement with Great American Media to develop, produce, and star in original content across the company’s portfolio of brands. The new film will be part of Great American Christmas, the network’s holiday programming franchise which returns on October 21 with a new slate of original holiday movie premieres every Saturday and Sunday and Christmas movies all day and all night through the end of 2022.
In A Christmas…Present, Bure and Blucas play Maggie and Eric Larson, professionals and parents of a busy family who make the decision to travel to Maggie’s widowed brother’s home for Christmas. Everyone in the family has different expectations for the holiday. Through a series of transformative events, Maggie learns to embrace the reason for the season.
Candace Cameron Bure, Jeffery Brooks, Ford Englerth and Gerald Webb are producing the project on behalf of Candy Rock Entertainment. Brad Krevoy, Eric Jarboe, Amanda Phillips, Amy Krell, Lorenzo Nardini, Susie Belzberg Krevoy, and Jimmy Townsend are executive producers. Brent Ryan Green produces. Michael Shepard and Bradley M. Goodman are supervising producers. Marlisa Fruehauf associate produces. Talia Bella is line producer. Lesley Demetriades directs A Christmas…Present. Written by Rick Garman.
ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY:
Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country. Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials. Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv
ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN MEDIA:
Great American Media is home to the family-friendly portfolio of brands Great American Family, Great American Living and Great American Adventures. As the flagship service, Great American Family features family-friendly series, original holiday movies and seasonal rom-coms that celebrate faith, family and country. Great American Living is the unscripted companion to Great American Family that celebrates family-friendly traditions every day and every season. As the company’s first FAST channel, Great American Adventures features scripted and unscripted content highlighting themes including cooking and DIY. The Great American Media portfolio of brands was established in June 2021 by Bill Abbott and a group of US-based family offices.
ABOUT CANDY ROCK ENTERPRISES:
Candy Rock Enterprises is a joint-venture between award winning actress, producer and New York Times Best Selling Author Candace Cameron Bure and the full-service development and execution team behind Redrock Entertainment, Ford Englerth and Jeffery Brooks. Candy Rock’s Entertainment division develops and produces television projects, lifestyle programming and feature length films with an emphasis on family-friendly content.
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