The Way Home is including one other huge star to its forged.
Hallmark introduced Tuesday that Chyler Leigh (Supergirl, Grey’s Anatomy) has joined the forged of its new authentic primetime collection.
The undertaking is slated to start manufacturing later this month for a 2023 premiere on Hallmark Channel.
Leigh performs Kat Landry, who moved away from her small, Canadian farm city of Port Haven a few years in the past following a household tragedy, and stays estranged from her mom Del (Andie MacDowell) to this present day.
With her marriage coming to an finish and having simply been laid off from her job, Kat decides to return house after receiving an surprising letter from Del urging her to come back again.
Although her 15-year-old daughter Alice is none-too-thrilled, Kat and her daughter arrive at her household’s farm, although the reunion isn’t what Kat had envisioned.
As the three generations of ladies slowly work on discovering their footing as a household, they embark on an enlightening – and stunning – journey none of them might have imagined. “
Chyler Leigh and Andie MacDowell are the proper mother-daughter pairing for our new collection, ‘The Way Home,’” mentioned Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. “
We at Hallmark Channel can’t await her to grace our screens as a member of this forged.”
The new collection is govt produced by Marly Reed and Arnie Zipursky for Neshama Entertainment; Larry Grimaldi, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew for MarVista Entertainment and Heather Conkie, Alexandra Clarke, Andie MacDowell and Chyler Leigh.
Leigh is represented by The Burstein Company, UTA and lawyer Mitch Smelkinson.
The undertaking’s existence was introduced in June when the cabler formally positioned a collection order.
It brings Macdowell again into the Hallmark fold after beforehand headlining the hit authentic collection Cedar Cove.
“We’ve found our perfect Del Landry in Andie MacDowell,” mentioned Hamilton when the present received picked up.
“It was crucial to cast someone with the ability to handle the nuances and depth of the role and we can’t wait to see her bring Del to life.”
“Our viewers loved Andie MacDowell when she starred in Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove, our first original primetime series,” added Laurie Ferneau, Senior Vice President, Development, Crown Media Family Networks.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome her home to Hallmark Channel and we know our fans will fall in love with her all over again.”
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