Vanessa Matsui (Cassie in “La Fae Époque“) will be Heather Sheer and Christine Horne (The Keeper in “Let The Dark Times Roll“) will be Julia Stansfield in BALDY, a film that stars Kasey Rohl as a desperate university dance major who is faking cancer to crowdfund her education. After applying for a scholarship, she learns she has one week to present medical records proving she has cancer. Lanette Ware (nurse in “Family Portrait“) and Shanice Banton (Iris in “It’s Your Lucky Fae“) are also in the cast. BALDY recently completed filming in Hamilton, Ontario. No release date has been announced.
Matsui is also Teddy in A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS, the story of Noelle (Candace Cameron Bure), who stays late at her job in a department store on a snowy Christmas Eve, and accidentally gets locked in after closing. A strange woman appears out of nowhere in the shoe department, claims to be Nicole’s guardian angel, and shows her visions of Christmases past, present, and future. All of this leads to Nicole getting together with firefighter Jake (Luke McFarlane). A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS will next air on The Hallmark Channel on Wednesday, 19 December at 4pm.
Lauren Holly (Sadie the Djinn in “Midnight Lamp“) is Police Chief Bennett, mother of rookie detective Mackenzie Bennett in the romantic comedy CHRISTMAS CATCH. Mackenzie (Emily Alatalo) postpones her holiday plans and goes undercover to catch a suspected diamond thief (Franco Lo Presti), but begins to suspect he’s being framed, causing her partner (Detective Reid, played by Andrew Bushell) to suspect that she’s falling for the guy. CHRISTMAS CATCH will air on UPtv in the US on Thursday, 20 December at 4pm, and on Super Channel in Canada on Tuesday, 22 December at 12:15pm (all times Eastern). A trailer is available on YouTube.
Casey Hudecki (Rosette in “Dark Horse“) has an as yet unspecified role in BUFFALOED, a film set in the underworld of debt collection that follows hustler Peg Dahl (Zoey Deutch), who will do anything to escape her hometown of Buffalo, NY. After getting into some trouble and suddenly finding herself crippled with debt, she decides to become a debt collector herself, and comes into conflict with the city’s debt-collecting kingpin. Judy Greer co-stars as Peg’s single mother Kathy, who is subjected to harassment by Peg’s enemies. Noah Reid and Nicholas Carella are also in the cast. Directed by Tanya Wexler and written by Brian Sacca, BUFFALOED completed filming in Toronto last summer.
Jocelyn Hudon (Victoria in “Family Portrait“) will be Ruby in two episodes of THE ORDER, a horror/fantasy drama created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. The ten episode series will focus on Jack Morton (Jake Manley), a college freshman who joins a secret society and is drawn into a world of magic and intrigue. Sarah Grey (LEGENDS OF TOMORROW) co-stars as Alyssa, a political science major who is also a member of The Order. Leslie Hope will direct two episodes. There will be werewolves. THE ORDER should be on Netflix in the first half of 2019.