Local Community Auctions Roles for Hallmark Christmas Movie

A area people invented a novel approach to fund new Christmas decorations for the city. They auctioned roles in a Hallmark film starring Erin Cahill and Wes Brown. The concept was so inventive it nearly appeared like a Hallmark film plot all by itself.

A Mississippi Town Auctioned Hallmark Roles in a Holiday Fundraiser

Natchez, Mississippi, hosted the vacation fundraiser in July as a part of its “Christmas in July” fundraising occasion, WJTV reported. The fundraiser included auctioning three roles in a Hallmark film that’s filming within the city in August. Although the roles are for extras, the winners will even have an opportunity to audition for a talking half within the film too.

Sarah Laukhuff, Christmas in Natchez Committee Member, advised The Natchez Democrat that the three “additional” roles are going to be extra in-depth than your typical additional movie position. They’ll be simply seen once they’re on display screen and can have extra display screen time than most extras.

The fundraiser sounds prefer it comes straight out of a Hallmark film. The occasion raised funds for brand new metropolis Christmas decorations. In addition to the Hallmark roles, different public sale objects included resort stays, a group tour, and dinner for 10 at an area restaurant. In totla, greater than $5,000 was raised by the fundraiser, The Natchez Democrat reported.

The Movie Stars Erin Cahill & Wes Brown

The Natchez Democrat additionally reported that the Hallmark film being filmed in Nachez stars Erin Cahill within the lead. The Advocate reported that Wes Brown will probably be starring reverse her within the film. Brittany Ishibashi, Ali Liebert, and Percy Daggs III are additionally starring within the movie.

The film has a working title of “The Search for Christmas.” It’s about three sisters who develop aside and the way they discover their approach again collectively due to Christmas.

Filming is anticipated to start August 30 and the film will air in late November to mid-December. The movie is being made by Evergreen Film Productions and is using a lot that’s genuine to Natchez, together with the city’s annual Christmas parade.

Daniel Lewis of Evergreen Film Productions advised The Natchez Democrat that the film was imagined to initially be filmed in Louisiana, however he fell in love with Natchez and had the script reworked to suit with the city.

Lewis stated: “We will probably be taking pictures in companies and will not be altering names. We additionally need to put as many Natchezians within the movie as potential. … There will probably be a number of alternatives for individuals to be cast as extras, together with children, mother and father, and many others. We’re additionally casting diversely to show Natchez as a complete.”

The Advocate reported that the group has an extra casting name for paid and nonpaid extras of all ethnicities and ages.

Evergreen Films has been working intently with native residents to safe what it wants for filming. On August 11, the corporate posted a request for residents who may need to hire a spare car, since rental automobile costs had been so excessive on account of COVID-19.


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