The Hallmark Channel's latest movie, When I Think of Christmas, was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Directed by Peter Benson, the film is of the comedy-romance genre. The story of the movie follows Sara (lawyer), who comes back to her hometown to help her mom move. Her ex-boyfriend, Josh, also comes back home, and they reconnect with each other. After that, they planned for the Christmas concert and make the holiday remembered.
The 2020 new movie centers on the relationship between Sara and Josh. The film stars Niall Matter and Shenae Grimes-Beech in the lead role. The film is written by Blythe Robe and Mike Robe.
Here is everything to know about the filming locations, release time and date, and casts of the movie 'When I Think of Christmas.'
Hallmark's When I Think of Christmas Filming Locations
Hallmark's When I Think of Christmas was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Most parts of the movie were filmed in Vancouver. It is a prominent filming location for movies and TV series.
The movie was filmed in Vancouver due to its exceptional weather, fantastic terrain, and moderate oceanic climate.
The other Hallmark movies filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, include Hope at Christmas, Warming Up To You, All Saints Christmas, and others.
Shenae Grimes-Beech, who played the character of Sara, shared a photo on her Instagram handle (@shenaegrimesbeech).
The captions read, 'The first week back on set, done and dusted!!!'. She added, 'I can’t believe it’s been five years since I’ve been on a film set. For 15 years, that environment was my home away from home, and I was so relieved that it all came right back like riding a bike!'.
Likewise, Beth Broderick, who played the role of Anna, posted a selfie on Twitter (@bethbroderick) with Niall Matter and a photo with Shenae on her Instagram profile (@bethabroderick).
When I Think of Christmas Release Time and Date
When I Think of Christmas was released on November 20, 2022, at 8 p.m. Eastern and 7 p.m. Central.
The holiday-romance genre film has already been released. The runtime length of this movie is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The trailer of the movie was dropped on November 2, 2022, by the Hallmark Channel on YouTube.
The film, which was premiered recently, has no critic review yet as per the site rottentomatoes at the time of writing.
Meet The Cast of When I Think of Christmas
Produced by Charles Cooper, the movie 'When I Think of Christmas premiered on the Hallmark Channel on November 20, 2022.
You can learn more about the cast and crews of 'When I Think of Christmas.'
Niall Matter, as Josh
The Canadian-American actor, 42, portrays the role of Josh in the hallmark film 'When I Think of Christmas.' He played the leading role in the movie. His role as Sara's (character played by Shenae Grimes-Beech) ex-boyfriend was imposing.
Niall Matter is known worldwide for his appearance in The Best Years, Eureka, Melrose Place, 90210, Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Love at First Dance, and Christmas at Dollywood, among others. He works on a mix of both American and Canadian projects.
Shenae Grimes-Beech as Sara
Shenae Grimes-Beech also plays the lead role of Sara in 'When I Think of Christmas.' In the movie, she can be seen arguing with Josh (a character played by Niall Matter).
Shenae Grimes-Beech, 33, is a Canadian actress recognized for her portrayal in 90210, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Picture This, True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet, and more. She made a cameo appearance in the horror film 'Scream 4' in 2011.
Beth Broderick as Anna
Beth Broderick played the role of Anna in When I Think of Christmas.
Broderick, 63, is famed for her appearances in numerous films and shows, including Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Under the Dome, Lost, and more.
Other Cast Include
- Peter Benson as Christmas Rapper
- Michelle Creber as Lynette
- Bobby Stewart at Mr. Clarkson
- Daniel Bacon as Mayor
- Alistair Abell as Uncle Ted
- Jane Benoit as Brooke
- Tara Pratt as Imogene
- Sofia Hodsoni as Ellie
- Jocelyn Gauthier as Caitlin Books
- Maria Yanagisawa as Becca