Heather Locklear is coming to Lifetime in a new movie, Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story. In addition to Locklear (Melrose Place, Too Close To Home), this movie will star Candace Cameron Bure’s daughter, Natasha Bure (Fuller House, The Farmer and The Belle: Saving Santaland), Jason MacDonald (The Vampire Diaries, A Unicorn For Christmas), and Emily Rose (Haven, Matchmaker Christmas). Meghan McCain (The View, Moms) will be executive producing.
This movie tells the real-life story of Kristine Carlson, who went from heartbreak to wholeness, after the tragic death of her husband. Here is what we know about this upcoming movie.
Heather Locklear Starring In New Lifetime Movie Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff
Heather Locklear is coming back to television! She will be starring in the new Lifetime Movie, Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story. According to The Futon Critic, Locklear will portray Kristine Carlson.
She is the co-author of the best-selling book series Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. She wrote this with her husband, Dr. Richard Carlson. However, Kristine’s entire world immediately falls apart when her husband Richard, passes away unexpectedly.
Despite dealing with loss and incredible grief, Kristine reaches deep to find the will and strength to move herself and her family forward from this tragic loss.
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Meghan McCain Shares Her Personal Relationship To Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff
The new Lifetime movie is based on Kristine Carlson, a figure that has inspired many. First, with the book she co-wrote with her late husband, Dr. Richard Carlson, Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff. Kristine was happy to have Richard be the face of the book. However, right before Christmas, 2006, Richard died of a pulmonary embolism while on a cross-country flight.
Now, a single mother to two daughters, Kristine has to face her grief and become the face of the book and brand that she built alongside her husband. Her story has inspired many. That includes Meghan McCain.
Meghan McCain shared how important this book is to her. She wrote on Instagram, “I am beyond excited and honored to be partnering with @lifetimetv and @kristine_carlson to executive produce the legendary Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff book into a Lifetime film with icon @HeatherLocklear starring as Kristine. This book helped me through my own journey in grief and loss with inspiration from Kristine and the “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff” story. I can’t wait to continue on this journey with the creation of this movie and to be given the opportunity to share it with all of you and be a part of the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff family. I know this movie, like the book is going to help and inspire so many people and there is no better time than now for it to be made!”
Meanwhile, Heather Locklear has been posting books by Kristine on her Instagram. She must be prepping for this important role!
When Will Lifetime’s Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff Air?
Lifetime will soon be filming Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story in Nashville. It will air sometime before the year ends.
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