Hallmark Channel continues its lineup of fall movies with the latest premiere, “Wedding of a Lifetime.” The film, which stars Jonathan Bennett and Brooke D’Orsay, opens on Saturday night.
The film will be a great treat for fans, allowing them to reunite with two very familiar faces who have been Hallmark regulars over the years. While Bennett will forever live in the hearts of “Mean Girls” fans for his role as Aaron Samuels in the hit 2005 film, he has become a familiar face at Hallmark over the years, with his most in “Love at First Glance,” “Christmas Made to Order,” “The House of Christmas” and “The House of Christmas 2: Deck Those Halls.”
Meanwhile, D’Orsay has long been a Hallmark Channel favorite, with her most recent roles being in “Miss Christmas,” “Christmas in Love,” “Beverly Hills Wedding” and “A Dickens of a Holiday.” “. She also starred in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries films “Nostalgic Christmas” and “A Godwink Christmas: Second Chance, First Love.”
So what can fans expect from this movie? Let’s find out.
“Darby (D’Orsay) and Jake (Bennett) are an engaged couple who have been together since their days as high school sweethearts in their tight-knit mountain town,” reads the film’s synopsis. “Over the years, they have found themselves stuck and loveless. As Darby and Jake prepare to break the news of their separation to their families, they inadvertently find themselves entered into a ‘romantic relationship competition’ put on by a popular national daytime show. TV show after being nominated by the whole town.”
To make matters more awkward, the grand prize for the winning couple is an all-expenses-paid wedding, but despite not wanting to fake it, Darby and Jake decide the best they can do is go ahead with the competition so as not to disappoint. . their loved ones.
“Even though Darby and Jake are uncomfortable pretending they’re still engaged, they decide to continue with the show,” the synopsis continues. “Neither of them wants to disappoint their family and friends, and being on the show could give them a boost in their careers.”
However, as they continue to outdo the competition, the pair may learn that the only ones they’ve been cheating on are themselves.
“Will the charade end with Darby and Jake coming clean and going their separate ways, or will the competition reignite their romance?” the synopsis asks.
“Wedding of a Lifetime” airs Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm EDT on the Hallmark Channel.