Jaicy Elliot is taking a break from Seattle and heading to Louisiana in My Southern Household Christmas, which premieres November 24 on Hallmark. The actress spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife about this “family-centric” movie, which additionally occurs to be her first Hallmark Christmas film.
“My Southern Household Christmas is a film about household reconnecting throughout the holidays,” Jaicy stated. “The story follows Campbell, the character that I play, who receives a telephone name from her long-lost father’s new spouse, and he or she’s making an attempt to get them to reconnect in Louisiana, particularly in Sorrento. She is invited to return and spend a while with them and, by means of her job, she finally ends up going there to write down an article.”
Campbell is a journey journalist and begins to cowl the Cajun traditions in Sorrento. In exploring these traditions, Jaicy defined that Campbell “will get to satisfy her father and the query is raised as as to if or not she’s going to inform him as a result of he doesn’t know she’s his daughter. You observe her on her journey to deciding whether or not or not she desires to be reconnected together with her father, and in that journey meets a man and falls in love.”
The Gray’s Anatomy actress cherished My Southern Household Christmas as a result of it’s “so family-centric. It’s in contrast to different Christmas Hallmarks that I’ve seen, and it talks about giving folks a second likelihood and likewise letting your self be open to discovering love in numerous points and the alternative ways which you could we will have love in romantic relationships, but additionally in additional of a defining love, a father’s love, and household. She has sisters so it’s a extremely heartwarming film. You undoubtedly need to have your tissues when your watch that film as a result of it’s very touching.”
Jaicy really grew up in France and moved to america about 7 years in the past. “I didn’t notice how a lot of a French heritage there was in Louisiana, and I didn’t notice how a lot Cajun tradition continues to be very a lot impartial to huge American tradition. They’ve all of their very own traditions, they want their very own language. It was actually fascinating to speak with the folks there and get to know them and get to listen to their tales,” Jaicy informed HollywoodLife.
Jaicy’s co-stars embrace the nice Bruce Campbell and One Tree Hill alum Moira Kelly. “They each have such an appreciation for the job that we get to do. Moira had been caring for her youngsters for some time, so it was enjoyable to speak about her perspective on Hollywood. She hasn’t lived in California shortly, so I bought to listen to a variety of actually enjoyable tales about her life in Hollywood.”
She continued, “Bruce Campbell is simply an icon. I grew up seeing his face in all places. He’s been on all the spectrum of what this world gives, which led to a variety of actually in-depth, existential life conversations. I felt like we have been household as a result of we actually gave one another the time to inform our tales, and it was a really bonding film as a result of I felt like all of us had very distinct views and experiences. I felt very, very lucky and really fortunate to be within the room with them and to listen to their ideas and what they should share.” My Southern Household Christmas will air at 8 p.m. on Hallmark.