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Dean Cain, Jean Louisa Kelly, Mimi Kennedy, Reginald Veljohnson Star in "The Three Gifts," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Completed Production
The film, "about a childless couple who invite three orphans to spend Christmas with them and end up falling in love with the boys," is due on December 19.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


Movie to Premiere December 19

Dean Cain ("The Gambler, The Girl and the Gunslinger"), Jean Louisa Kelly ("Yes, Dear"), Mimi Kennedy ("Dharma and Greg") and Reginald VelJohnson ("Family Matters") star in "The Three Gifts," a holiday Hallmark Channel Original Movie about a childless couple who invite three orphans to spend Christmas with them and end up falling in love with the boys.

The movie has completed production and will premiere on Hallmark Channel December 19 (9-11 PM, ET/PT).

Because their orphanage is being renovated, three orphan boys who are known for being troublemakers temporarily move in with Jack (Cain) and Cheri (Kelly) Green over the Christmas holiday. Rita Green (Kennedy), Jack's aunt who runs the orphanage, asks the couple to take the unruly children during the renovation because they are a loving couple and she knows they will be good to the children. The Greens are unable to have children, and Jack is hesitant about becoming a father. He'd rather invent toys for the couple's toy company.

Rodney (VelJohnson), the toy shop foreman, keeps an eye on the boys who at first visit and then eventually work in the factory.

The situation is working out nicely except for one thing: Believing that one of them will be adopted by the couple, the boys are competing with each other. But they are all in for a big surprise because the couple has fallen in love with all three and are trying to figure out how to adopt all of them.

"The Three Gifts" is being produced by LG Films Production in association with Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer. Brian J. Gordon and James Wilberger are the producers. Dave S. Cass, Sr., directed from a script written by Donald Martin & Mitchell Gabourie.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming to a national audience of 88 million subscribers. The top-tier program service is distributed through more than 5,450 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel consistently ranks among the highest-rated cable networks and is the nation's leading network in providing quality family programming. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel which focuses on the greatest family movies of all time.

  [september 2009]  


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