Lacey Chabert shared on social media that she was dedicating her new Christmas film, “Christmas at Castle Hart,” to her sister Wendy. Wendy died simply earlier than Thanksgiving and days earlier than Chabert’s new film premiered on The Hallmark Channel.

She Said a Character within the Movie Reminded Her of Her Sister

Chabert revealed {that a} character within the film reminded her of her sister, Wendy. She mentioned she wasn’t going to reside tweet in the course of the film like she had deliberate and she or he wasn’t positive if she would be capable of speak in regards to the film in any respect. But then she realized shehadto speak in regards to the film due to how supportive her sister had at all times been of her work.

“Given the circumstances I will not be capable of reside tweet,” she wrote. “I did not know if I’d be capable of speak about it a lot in any respect, however after loads of thought, it grew to become clear to me. My sister was my largest cheerleader and would need me to nonetheless have fun my work. She’d be down proper irritated with me if I did not!”

Chabert hasn’t shared her sister’s reason behind demise. But when she first posted about her sister’s demise, she mentioned it was a “stunning loss” that “left us so damaged hearted.” She requested prayers for her sister’s two sons.

In her put up on Saturday, November 27, she shared {that a} character in her new film — Margo — reminded her of her sister.

“In an odd accident, one of many issues that separates this Christmas film from my different ones is that it truly options a fantastic relationship between two sisters,” she wrote. “While we had been filming I thought of Wendy many occasions because the character of Margo jogged my memory a lot of her… Wendy was the humorous one. She was at all times the primary one to have some outlandish plan that often received us into a little bit little bit of enjoyable hassle and had us laughing so laborious tears rolled down our cheeks. Margo jogged my memory of her [email protected] brings this character to life in probably the most good method!”

She went on to put in writing about how a lot she appreciated all of the cast and crew concerned within the film.

And then she wrote: “So tonight, I’d wish to dedicate this film to my sister and let it function a tribute to her stunning life. If you watch, I hope it makes you giggle and brings you some Christmas cheer. I hope you will hug your family members tight as you benefit from the film. Thank you in your continued assist. My like to you all! ❤️”

Her mates and colleagues joined in to share their assist.

Candace Cameron Bure replied, “Beautifully mentioned Lacy ❤️. We are with you!”

Jonathan Bennett wrote, “I like you and we won’t wait to look at.”

Alicia Witt replied, “lacey, i am sending you a lot love – peace and therapeutic to your damaged coronary heart. that is such a fantastic parallel. no coincidence ❤️❤️❤️❤️”

She Thanked Her Friends for the ‘Outpouring of Love’

In a earlier Instagram put up, shared on Thanksgiving day, Chabert thanked her mates and followers for his or her outpouring of affection.

She then wrote, “There’s a lot I wish to share with you about my hilarious, beneficiant, most kind-hearted sister Wendy and in time, I’ll. For in the present day, on this Thanksgiving day, I give thanks for her stunning life. I give thanks that we by no means ended a cellphone name with out saying I like you and I give thanks that I’ll see her once more.”

Melissa Joan Hart replied, sharing that Wendy had been one in all her dearest mates.

Hart wrote: “She was my dearest good friend after we moved to town and have fantastic reminiscences of singing showtunes and the soundtracks to Bodyguard and Robin Hood on the prime of our lungs in your house. Of taking all you little siblings to the films and across the metropolis. Of hanging out backstage of the numerous Broadway theatres you all carried out in.”