Jennifer Love Hewitt Starring, Directing Lifetime’s ‘The Holiday Junkie’

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Party Of Five alum Jennifer Love Hewitt is returning to Lifetime in a big way this holiday season. She is starring, directing, writing, and executive producing the new Christmas movie The Holiday Junkie. Moreover, this movie has a personal meaning to the 911 star.

What is this movie about, and who is her special co-star? Here are all the details on this upcoming It’s A Wonderful Lifetime movie.

Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brian Halliday - Instagram
Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brian Hallisay – Instagram

What Are All The Details About Lifetime’s The Holiday Junkie?

Jennifer Love Hewitt is back on Lifetime again. This time with the Christmas movie The Holiday Junkie. According to TV Insider, on Thursday, the network announced that The Client List star is back in a big way. She is starring in this movie along with her husband, Brian. Hallisay. In addition, their children will also be starring in this movie.

In this movie, she portrays Andie, “who runs a decorating and planning service company with her mom, Mimi.” Sadly, Mimi passes away. Now, Andie has to go through her first Christmas without her mom. That means she has to “carry The Holiday Junkie torch on her own.” This challenge opens her up to the joys of the holiday. Moreover, it opens her to love. But most importantly, she finds a way to remember her mother in a special way.

Hewitt co-wrote this movie with Anna White, as well as stars in this movie, and directs it, as well as is the executive producer. Best of all, she is doing this alongside Brian. In a statement, she shared what this means to her. “To be able to direct and be in this movie with my husband is such a special opportunity. And to be back home with Lifetime feels as right as Christmas magic!”

The last time Jennifer Love Hewitt was behind the camera directing was for Lifetime’s The Client List, where she met her husband. The two also play ex-spouses in 911.

Eliane Fontana Bryant, EVP and Head of Programming Genres For A&E Lifetime and LMN was happy for the reunion. “Jennifer is beloved by Lifetime and our viewers. We’re excited to work with her again on this special project near and dear to her and to have it as one of our cornerstones for our It’s A Wonderful Lifetime slate.”

Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt - YouTube
Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt – YouTube

When Will The Holiday Junkie Premiere?

When will Jennifer Love Hewitt fans get to see the premiere of The Holiday Junkie? This movie will be part of the It’s A Wonderful Lifetime programming that should start in November and run through Christmas Day. The premiere date will be forthcoming.

Christmas movie fans, are you excited for Lifetime’s first 2024 Christmas movie announcement?

Georgia Makitalo

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