Where Was ‘Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone’ Filmed? Cast Stories

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is premiering a brand new film, “Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone,” on Sunday, September 26 at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central. The film stars Tom Everett Scott, Mia Maestro, and Ella Ballentine. Where was it filmed? Read on to study all about filming areas and tales from the cast.

If you miss the premiere, you may catch the film once more September 28 at 7 p.m. Eastern, October 1 at 9 p.m., October 3 at 5 p.m., or October 21 at 5 p.m. Eastern.

‘Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone’ Was Filmed in Canada

“Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone” was filmed in Canada, totally on Vancouver Island, based on a video shared by Ballentine. She stated she was “endlessly grateful” for her alternative to be there.

Tonquin Beach (a part of Vancouver Island) in British Columbia is one other filming location.

Week 2 of the film completed filming on June 19, Ballentine shared on Instagram.

The film relies on a ebook by Phaedra Patrick. The ebook is her second novel. She wrote on Instagram: “I’m delighted [email protected] are making my 2nd novel Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone (often called Wishes Under the Willow Tree within the UK) into a movie! What a unbelievable cast, and the script is beautiful too. It’s going to be beautiful 💕”

Patrick owns a writing shed that appears positively cozy.

Meet the Cast

Hallmark’s synopsis reads: “Benedict Stone and his spouse, Emilia have separated after 10 years of making an attempt for a child. Benedict desires Emilia again, however Emilia wants house to determine what she wants. So, when Benedict’s teenage niece Gemma mysteriously arrives on his doorstep his life is turned the wrong way up. Benedict and his brother have been estranged for 20 years however Gemma assures him her dad is aware of she’s there. When Gemma finds out that Benedict and Emilia are separated, she makes it her mission to get them again collectively. Love conquers all, does not it?”

Tom Everett Scott is Benedict. His credit embody “Sister of the Groom,” “Council of Dads” (Scott), “The Healing Powers of Dude” (Marvin), “God Friended Me,” “13 Reasons Why” (Mr. Down), “I’m Sorry” (Mike), “Danger One,” “Scream: The TV Series” (Kevin), “Christmas Connection,” “La La Land” (David), “Reign” (William), “Forever,” “Brave Town,” “Z Nation” (Garnett), “Beauty and the Beast” (Sam), “Southland” (Det. Russell Clarke), “Law & Order” (Donald Shalvoy), “Cashmere Mafia,” “Saved” (Wyatt), “ER” (Eric), “Do Over” (Joel), “Philly” (Will), “The $treet” (Jack), “Grace Under Fire” (Matthew), “The Love Letter,” and extra.

Ella Ballentine is Gemma. Her credit embody “The Dark and the Wicked,” “L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables” (Anne Shirley), “Black Conflux,” “Against the Wild 2” (Emma), “Saving Hope,” “Milton’s Secret,” “The Captive,” “Time Tremors” (Medie), and extra.

Mia Maestro is Emilia. Her credit embody “Mayans M.C.” (Sederica), “The Binding,” “End of the Century,” “Nashville,” “Scandal” (Elise), “The Strain” (Nora), “Hannibal,” “Grand Street,” “The Twilight Saga” (Carmen), “Crusoe” (Olivia), “The Music Never Stopped,” “Water and Salt,” “Alias” (Nadia), and extra.

Alison Araya is Adriana. Her credit embody “Family Law,” “Mystery 101,” “Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries,” “The Christmas Yule Blog,” “If I Only Had Christmas,” “Julie and the Phantoms” (Aunt Victoria), “Sleeping with Danger,” “The Neighbor within the Window,” “Lost in Space” (Aubrey), “Riverdale” (Ms. Weiss), “Love You to Death,” “The Man within the High Castle,” “Altered Carbon,” “Arrow,” “Second Chance,” “Ties That Bind” (Victoria), “Fear the Walking Dead” (Maria), “The Whispers,” “The Nine Lives of Christmas,” and extra.

Also starring are:

  • Matt Hamilton (Charlie)
  • Viv Leacock (Harry)
  • Andy Nez (Owen)
  • Matthew James Dowden (Lawrence)
  • Francesca Bianchi (Maggie)
  • Austin Trapp (Steve)
  • Samuel Braun (Sean)
  • Roark Critchlow (Reggie)
  • Stephanie Florian (Diane)
  • Georgie Daburas (Joseph)
  • Rochelle Greenwood (Jenny)
  • Quinten James (Young Benedict)
  • Cameron Hallman (Young Charlie)
  • Heba Shire (Customer)
  • Andy Canete (Waiter)
  • Alec Santos (Tony)
  • Maddy Hills (Lisa)
  • Xander (Kimberley the Cat)


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