Lacey Chabert’s New Hawaii Movie & Leading Man Revealed

Lacey Chabert has been busy filming a brand new Hallmark film in Hawaii. Details in regards to the film — together with her main man — have lastly been revealed.

Ektor Rivera Is Starring with Chabert in ‘Groundswell’

Chabert is starring in “Groundswell” reverse Ektor Rivera, Deadline revealed. This film will premiere on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, somewhat than the Hallmark Channel, on August 21.

The film, primarily based on the novel by Kattie Lee Biegel, is filmed on location in Hawaii.

Deadline shared the next synopsis: “In Groundswell, on the heels of a private {and professional} setback, Atlanta chef Emma (Chabert) travels to Hawaii the place she meets Ben (Rivera), a good-looking, reclusive surf teacher whose classes assist her to regain her footing.”

Biegel instructed Deadline, “I’m an enormous fan of Lacey’s films, and she or he has been my dream option to play Emma, from Day 1. This challenge is near my coronary heart, and there’s no one higher to convey us alongside on Emma’s journey.”

On Monday, May 23, Chabert posted particulars on Instagram in regards to the first day of filming.

She wrote, “It’s day one on a brand new job for me in Honolulu! I assumed I’d by no means been right here earlier than however my mother jogged my memory we had been right here after I was 5 years old. This is a pic from that journey! So at this time, I’m setting apart any nervousness or fears and smiling huge with pleasure and gratitude. I believe my 5 12 months old self would approve ❤️ I hope you’ve got a terrific day!”

Rivera Starred in ‘Sugar Plum Twist’

This is not Rivera’s first Hallmark film. For Christmas 2021, he starred in “Sugar Plum Twist.” This was one among two films that premiered on Hallmark’s streaming service. He starred with Jamie Gray Hyder and Laura Rosguer.

Rivera’s different credit embrace “StartUp” (Eddie), “La ultima gira,” “Q’Viva!: The Chosen” (singer), and extra.

Rivera shared on Instagram that he actually loved filming in Hawaii and it was some of the pleasing work experiences he is had.

Here’s a video he shared from Oahu:

According to IMDb, “Groundswell” additionally stars Katie Lee, Bernard Aderhold-Lindsey, Napoleon Tavale, and Darny Chau. Lee Friedlander is directing.

Author Katie Lee Biegel can also be a chef who hosts a show on the Cooking Channel and is a choose for Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship,” together with main the digital collection, “What Would Katie Eat?’ She’s printed quite a few cookbooks and married Ryan Biegel in September 2018.

“Groundswell” is her first novel.

The Amazon synopsis reads: “Sometimes the most important ripples come from the smallest occasions. Like the day that novice PA Emma Guthrie walks into world-famous film star Garrett Walker’s trailer. When she walks out, she’s on her solution to changing into Mrs. Emma Walker, buying and selling her denims and flip-flops for closets filled with Chanel and the beginning of a profitable screenwriting profession. But when an incriminating textual content message throws her marriage into query, Emma flees New York City for a sleepy coastal city in Mexico. Here, she meets attractive, California-born Ben, who teaches her in regards to the therapeutic powers of browsing, exhibits her the fun of the straightforward life, and opens her as much as the opportunity of love. An irresistible insider’s glimpse right into a glittering world, Katie Lee’s debut novel is a fascinating story about how dropping all the things you thought you wished will be step one to discovering what you want.”


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