Lifetime’s latest Christmas movie, sweet Christmas, is all set to premiere this Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 8/7c. With Camila Banus and Mark Hapka in the lead roles, this sweet and romantic film revolves around the popular phrase “opposites attract.”
The film features Camila Banús as Carmen, an affable pastry chef. Wearing the other chef’s hat is Mark Hapka as Jax, a perfectionist to say the least. Sparks fly in the kitchen when the two are forced to work together to create a special Christmas menu.
This is the official synopsis of sweet Christmas on Lifetime’s website:
“Lovely pastry chef Carmen dreams of opening her own Puerto Rican-influenced bakery. When the hotel owner, Víctor Flores, discovers Carmen’s talents, he invites her to apply for a position as pastry chef for her hotel’s Christmas gala. Knowing that other applicants will have culinary school backgrounds, unlike her homegrown skills, Carmen reluctantly applies.”
The synopsis further says:
“When accepted, she is paired with Chef Jax to curate the perfect menu for the holidays. But the two don’t mix well. Carmen is messy and cooks with her heart; Jax is a technique-obsessed perfectionist. As they race against time to put together their intricate holiday menu, sparks fly and they realize they might have more to learn from each other than they initially thought.”
In addition to Camila Banus and Mark Hapka, the incredible lineup of supporting actors includes David Fumero, Harrison Grant, and Terri Hoyos. sweet Christmas It is directed by Brittany Underwood, who is also a singer, producer, actress and director. The film is directed by writer Cristina Boada, whose previous works include the end of the game Y boom valley.
sweet Christmas is a sweet and touching movie perfect for this winter season: Let’s meet its cast
Camila Banus as Carmen
Carmen, played by Camila Banús in sweet Christmas, aspires to open his own Puerto Rican bakery one day. Carmen often has self-doubt because she doesn’t have a professional bakery degree. With the support of friends and family, she finally applies for the pastry chef position at the Christmas gala.
The 32-year-old American actress is best known for her roles in soap operas which include the hit shows, days of our lives (as Gabi Hernandez) and as Lola Montez/ Talia Shahid in one life to live. Some of the notable movies of him include lenny the wonder dog, wishing and hoping, Speak Now, almost unbelievable, Marigold the SlayerY kickback.
Mark Hapka as Jax
Mark Hapka as the male lead in this upcoming Lifetime movie is as compelling as it gets. He inhabits the role of chef Jax, who unsurprisingly prioritizes perfection above all else.
The charismatic 40-year-old has been in the news recently for his portrayal of Johnny Depp in Hot Take: The Depp Heard Trial, based on the controversial trial of Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard.
Mark began his film career after landing a role in the James Franco film, good weather max. Coincidentally, Mark, like Camila, appeared briefly in Days of our lives, Hannah MontanaTV series.
Hapka’s filmography includes a versatile list as 23 explosion, a sports drama film. In 2014, she was part of a sci-horror film called allergist. He showcased his diversity as an actor in the 2015 post-apocalyptic adventure film, the parallel.
Here is the trailer for sweet Christmas to get you in the holiday mood
sweet Christmas it has ingredients that make it the perfect holiday display with friends, family and loved ones. Made with love and served with Christmas spirit, the trailer promises that the film will be a fun-filled ride that will make viewers smile.
Carmen reflects Camila’s lively and charismatic personality, as shown in the preview. She’s not to be trifled with Chef Jax when it comes to her cooking skills, but she lacks passion, which she discovers with Camila’s help.
With great chemistry, beautiful locations and amazing food, sweet Christmas is here to make the viewing experience even sweeter.
sweet Christmas will be available to view on November 17, 2022, at 8/7c only on Lifetime.