Where ‘A Little Daytime Drama’ Was Filmed & Cast Stories

The Hallmark Channel is premiering “A Little Daytime Drama” on Saturday, August 21, at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central. The film stars Jen Lilley, Ryan Paevey, and Linda Dano. Here’s a take a look at the place the film was filmed and the cast who introduced the film to life.

If you miss the film’s premiere, you may catch it once more August 22 at 6 p.m. Eastern, August 26 at 8 p.m., August 29 at 12 p.m., September 4 at 5 p.m., or September 23 at 6 p.m. Eastern.

‘A Little Daytime Drama’ Was Filmed in Canada

According to IMDb, “A Little Daytime Drama” (beforehand referred to as “Love within the Afternoon”) was filmed in Canada, together with Vancouver and The Bridge Studios in Burnaby, British Columbia. The film was filmed from June 22 by means of July 10.

Director Heather Hawthorn-Doyle shared this photograph from filming at The Bridge Studios and wrote: What an absolute rush! I used to be based mostly at The Bridge studios for 3 years producing “Love It Or List It Vancouver” [email protected]&@toddtalbotand now I’m there taking pictures a television film [email protected]_lilley&@ryanpaevey – airing on Hallmark on August 21!”

Lilley mentioned on Instagram that saying she was excited in regards to the film was “an understatement” as a result of that is her favourite Hallmark Channel film to date.

Paevey shared this photograph from Vancouver whereas filming, writing: “there’s one thing magic about summertime in Van…”

He reiterated this once more in a video, saying this was “among the most lovely nation I’ve ever seen.”

He additionally shared a photograph of his busy workspace whereas he was quarantining earlier than the film began filming.

Latonya Williams shared that she cherished being within the film.

Director Heather Hawthorn-Doyle shared that she was nonetheless ending the film a couple of week earlier than its premiere.

She shared this photograph and wrote, “we simply made one hell of a film!”

She mentioned she felt fortunate to have the ability to direct such a fantastic cast.

Brittany Mitchell, who additionally stars within the film, shared this photograph from filming in Vancouver.

Lilley mentioned that Dano stole the show.

Casey Manderson shared a humorous photograph from filming and mentioned he appeared taller than Paevey by “strategically inserting oneself on a hill” within the photograph.

Dano shared this lovely photograph and wrote: “Fell in love with these two folks… Jen Lilley and Ryan Paevey… most enjoyable ever.. and Kim Arnott.. govt producer extrodinair… film airs Sat… August twenty first at 9:00 pm on Hallmark.”

Lilley replied: “I’m soooooo excited for this one and I really like you madly!”

Meet the Cast

The synopsis reads: “In order to avoid wasting her daytime cleaning soap drama from cancellation, head author Maggie should persuade Darin, fan favourite actor and her real-life ex-boyfriend, to return to the show.”

Jen Lilley stars as Maggie. Her credit embrace “Snowkissed,” “USS Christmas,” Angel Falls,” “Love on Repeat,” “Love Unleashed,” “Paris, Wine and Romance,” “Winter Love Story,” “Mingle All the Way,” “Days of Our Lives” (Theresa Donovan for 478 episodes), “Yes I Do,” “Harvest Love,” “Eat, Play, Love,” “Youthful Daze” (Natalie), “General Hospital” (Maxie Jones for 112 episodes), “Disaster Date,” and extra.

Ryan Paevey is Darin. His many credit embrace “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” “A Timeless Christmas,” “Matching Hearts,” “A Summer Romance,” “Christmas on the Plaza,” “From Friend to Fiance,” “Hope at Christmas,” “Marrying Mr. Darcy,” “General Hospital” (Nathan West for 284 episodes), “The Client List,” “Harvest Love,” “Locked In,” and extra.

Linda Dano is Alice. Her credit embrace “Days of Our Lives” (Vivian), “Chronicle Mysteries,” “Reservation Road,” “See Jane Date,” “Guiding Light,” “General Hospital” (Rae Cummings), “One Life to Live” (Gretel Rae Cummings), “Port Charles” (Dr. Rae Cummings,) “All My Children” (Rae Cummings,) “Another World” (Felicia Gallant for 1,067 episodes), “As the World Turns,” “The Montefuscos,” and extra.

Also starring are:

  • Brittany Mitchell (Gwen/aka Nicole)
  • Jake Foy (Stewart/aka Chase)
  • Michele Scarabelli (Lucinda Fairchild/aka Sarah Gerard)
  • Serge Houde (Walter Fairchild/aka Ted Gerard)
  • Latonya Williams (Teri)
  • Ryan Jinn (John)
  • Cameron Bancroft (Gregory James)
  • Raugi Yu (Mickey)
  • Emily Giannozio (Trudy/aka Lexi)
  • Casey Manderson (Zak Peters)
  • Veronica Long (Rhonda)
  • Sarah Whitney (Fran)
  • Robert Underwood (Joey Buchanan)
  • Graeme Duffy (Ken)
  • Leah Beaudry (feminine fan)
  • Stewart Prince (male fan)
  • Joe Sutherland (Tony)


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