Two peas in a pod! Kristin Chenoweth opened up in regards to the bond she shaped together with her Holidate costars, together with Emma Roberts.
“She’s not that a lot taller than me, so it gave my neck a break. I liked it. Secondly, I liked [that] there was an actual sisterhood we developed on that film with Emma, myself and Jessica Capshaw,” Chenoweth, 52, advised Us Weekly completely on November 11 whereas selling Kelloggs’ Do it Yuleself marketing campaign. “Cap’s in all probability one in all my greatest mates.”
The Wicked actress additionally gushed about costars Francis Fisher and Cynthy Wu, including, “We simply had a extremely tight-knit, female-powered group, and I’m actually happy with that.”
In Holidate, Chenoweth stars as Roberts’ character’s aunt. The holiday-themed rom-com, which hit Netflix on October 28, follows Sloane (Roberts) as she forges a platonic settlement with a person named Jackson (Luke Bracey) to be one another’s plus-ones to vacation gatherings. Over time, the pair begin to develop actual emotions for one another.
Holidate facilities on the significance of with the ability to spend the vacations with family members — and Chenoweth is not any stranger to the idea. In her family, there are specific traditions that her household has tried to uphold over time.
“My mother was large into ceramics after I was rising up. She made this lovely Christmas ceramic tree, and on every level is a candle. … We would mild a candle and say what we had been most grateful for,” she defined to Us. “That custom sort of bought somewhat misplaced as I turned an grownup and commenced to work on a regular basis. Though I haven’t got a ceramic Christmas tree — it is in all probability in my mother and father’ attic — as a result of we all know I’m on the go, they arrive to me loads. When I’m executed working this 12 months, I’ll get to return residence to Oklahoma and be with them for the primary time in a very long time.”
The Glee alum mentioned that she’s continued to follow her household’s candle-lighting custom wherever she is that point of the 12 months.
“It won’t be the ceramic Christmas tree, however candles and lighting with whoever I’m with,” she added. “Whether it is a cast of individuals in a live performance tour with me, it does not matter. I take the time. We mild a candle, and we are saying what we’re grateful for. I feel this 12 months it will likely be in all probability crucial one but.”
One latest custom Chenoweth could do with out this 12 months is exchanging “somewhat reward” together with her boyfriend, Josh Bryant. “What girl does not wish to be given a present for Christmas? But I actually do imply that I do not want a present this 12 months,” she defined.
Chenoweth’s love for Christmas has led to her starring in a number of vacation films and dropping the 2008 album, A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas. If she ever made extra holiday-inspired music, the Broadway actress mentioned she is “down” to work with Ariana Grande, with whom she carried out “You Don’t Own Me” for her 2019 document, For the Girls. “I might be so fortunate to get to sing together with her once more,” she mentioned.
Chenoweth lately teamed up with Kelloggs for its Do it Yuleself marketing campaign, which goals to supply fast and simple recipes for vacation snacking utilizing the model’s crackers. “In my household, across the holidays, we do not mess around. When it involves meals, we eat — and I personally am not a prepare dinner. I like issues that are available in packages,” she defined, noting that the recipes featured at www.KelloggsFamilyRewards.com are “all completely different, all distinctive and cute.”
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi
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