‘Tis the period for holiday break rom-coms! Numerous indulgent Christmas-set romance flicks become a staple of DVRs just about every holiday time and they typically star well known celebrities who have their possess accomplished listing of credits. A number of of these initiatives have even borrowed admirer-beloved Tree Hill citizens to lead, including the likes of Jana Kramer, Bethany Pleasure Lenz and Chad Michael Murray.
This year’s authentic holiday film lineup also options new projects from all three A single Tree Hill alums.
“It was so much exciting to do. It was magnificent to be ready to be an executive producer on it and actually like, get my hands on it,” the “I Got the Boy” songstress solely told Us Weekly of her Lifetime romance The Holiday Fix Up in November 2021. “We were definitely in a position to, like, make it as natural as we can, but nevertheless working with the method that all people loves for these Lifetime motion pictures.”
Above the decades, several of their OTH costars, including Hilarie Burton, Stephen Colletti and extra have also tried using their hand at costarring in Christmas films. Again in 2018, the Rural Diaries creator recruited a slew of her previous costars for Lifetime’s A Christmas Agreement.
“Hilarity ensues and we drop in enjoy,” Burton informed the Hollywood Reporter in November 2018. “That’s what happens at the holiday seasons. You drop in enjoy. … We racked up as many Just one Tree Hill young ones as we could down there.”
The film — which also functions Robert Buckley, Danneel Ackles, Antwon Tanner, Tyler Hilton and Elizabeth Harnois — follows Burton’s character, Jolie, as she tends to make a bogus-dating offer with her greatest friend’s brother Jack (Buckley) in trade for critical enterprise assistance.
“The producer, Daniel Lewis, and I had labored with each other a long time in the past on Xmas on the Bayou with Tyler Hilton and we really hit it off,” she recalled to the journal. “He’s turn out to be a near friend of mine and he had texted me when I was expecting with my daughter and questioned me to come down to Louisiana and do a different movie. I explained, ‘Let me have my newborn and then give me three months and I’ll come back to function for you.’ And he held me to it. … Robert Buckley and I experienced been trying to do a Xmas movie jointly for five yrs. There was a distinctive output in Vancouver years back wherever he was on hiatus from iZombie and he was gonna get the job done for much less dollars. We were hoping to get about the Canadian tax incentive and that studio just would not crack the principles. It’s pretty much far better that it labored out this way since not only did Robert and I eventually get to function with each other, but we acquired to convey all of our pals together, as perfectly.”
Just one year afterwards, numerous of the previous WB stars teamed up once again for Lifetime’s A Christmas Desire.
“We obtained to do a One Tree Hill reunion last 12 months for The Xmas Deal, so this calendar year we had an even even larger forged, so we got to pull in far more of our close friends,” Burton told Us in Oct 2019. “Colin Fickes had performed Jimmy Edwards on 1 Tree Hill and I consider he was a seriously underutilized character and he ended up coming back and creating a significant impact on the clearly show. Colin is a amazing actor and when we had been attempting to determine out who would play Tyler Hilton‘s brother — they have the identical crystal blue eyes! Colin is this kind of a professional and is also these types of a joy, so it was seriously fantastic to provide him in.”
She added at the time: “It seriously gets an exercise in figuring out which of your close friends is accessible and is proper for the part and we’re just so lucky that when we get in touch with, folks enjoy the style. It is enjoyment, so it’s an effortless thing to connect with and check with a person to do.”
Scroll below for a finish guide of the getaway motion pictures led by OTH favorites: