Sweeter Than Chocolate Hallmark Cast and Movie Review
Sweeter Than Chocolate cast includes Brenda Strong, Dan Jeannotte, and Eloise Mumford in lead roles. The Hallmark movie is scheduled to release on February 4.
The channel is set to drop a new title with much drama and romance just before Valentine's Week. The film will give viewers perfect vibes of 'love in the air' feeling and a secret formula to finding true love on Valentine's Day.
Primarily targeted at families, Hallmark features a mix of miniseries and television movies, mainly in the romance genre, all around the year. And most recently, the newest film Sweeter Than Chocolate has caught fans' attention.
The film will soon join the list of some of the most loved romantic Hallmark movies, such as A Country Wedding, A Dash of Love, A Harvest Wedding, A Maple Valley Christmas, A New Year's Resolution, A Novel Romance, and much more.
Meet The Cast Of Sweeter Than Chocolate
Sweeter Than Chocolate cast includes Eloise Mumford and Dan Jeannotte as lead actors. Brenda Strong, Linda Ko, and Jordana Summer also star in the movie.
The movie features incredible cast members who will absolutely win the hearts of thousands of its viewers.
Here is the list of the primary cast members of the film:
Eloise Mumford as Lucy
Mumford is an American actress notable for her roles on television series such as The River, The Right Stuff, the Fifty Shaed of Grey, and Lone Star.
Born and brought up in Olympia, Washington, the actress began her acting career portraying Megan Emory in four episodes of Crash in 2008. The following year, she appeared in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mercy, and Some Boys Don't Leave.
She gained significant recognition after starring on the Fox series Lone Star in 2010 and the ABC paranormal series The River in 2012. She appeared as a female lead, Anna, in the Blumhouse Productions feature Not Safe For Work in 2014.
Dan Jeannotte as Dean
The Canadian actor, Jeannotte, came to public notice for his portrayal of Brandon Russell in the American-Canadian fantasy comedy-drama series Good Witch. He is also known for playing James Stuart in CW's Reign.
He is also featured in the recent Star Trek: Strange New Worlds as Sam Kirk. Besides being an actor he is also an improviser, writer, and voice artist.
He did voice performance and motion capture for the character Arno Dorian of Assassin's Creed: Unity.
Having been in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades since 2006, Dan has added 37 credits to his name as an actor. His most recent projects include The Royal Nanny, Lease on Love, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and Home for a Royal Heart.
Brenda Strong as Helen
American actress Strong began her career in television with guest-starring appearances in Party of Five, Twin Peaks, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Sports Night, Blossom, Seinfeld, and Scandal.
People may also remember her as a regular cast member in hit sitcoms such as Scorch (1992), The Help (2004), and Desperate Housewives (2004-2012).
She is further known for Starship Troopers, The World and the Glory, Dallas, and The 100.
Jordana Summer as Georgie
Canadian actress Jordana began training professionally for television and film at age 15. Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, she fell in love with the arts in school and community theatre.
After appearing in several short films, she signed with her agent in 2021 before booking a co-star role on Riverdale. Her other projects include 2022's Dream Sequence and Do You Know the Boogeyman?
Other supporting actors:
- Linda Ko as Nora Nguyen
- Nik Andrews as Wyatt Greggs
- Bobby Stewart as Malcolm
- Lesley Mirza as Female Customer
- Jillian Knowles as Young Helen
- Liam Boland as Scott Sweet
- Amy McInnes as Customer
Hallmark Movie Are Mostly Filmed In Canada
Sweeter Than Chocolate was filmed in Canada like most other Hallmark movies. Consider, in 2022, 73 original Hallmark films were shot there (half of them were Christmas-themed).
Interestingly, 95 percent of the company's stable directors are from Canada. Over half of the holiday projects are filmed in Canada, with go-to shooting locations ranging from Kelowna, British Columbia, to Selkirk, Manitoba.
In the context of Sweeter Than Chocolate, the movie is a holiday romance and many of its cast are Canadians, such as Jeannotte and Jordana. The channel's other upcoming film Love In Glacier National Park was filmed at Fernie and Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia.
The Film Is Based On A Book
The original movie is based on a book written by author Lizzie Shane. Hallmark Publishing released the book on January 17, 2023.
Readers may have noticed the phrase "soon to be a Hallmark Channel original movie" as a product description on the vendor page for the book. The movie's official announcement was made at the end of December 30, 2022.
Shane is a contemporary romance author born in Alaska. She has won the HOLT Medallion and the Golden Heart Award and has been named a finalist for Romance Writers of America's RITA Award three times.
Sweeter Than Chocolate Plot Summary And Review
The upcoming 2023 Hallmark movie is about a chocolate shop owner Lucy and TV reporter Dean. Lucy's local bakery is rumored to have the secret chocolate recipe to finding true love on February 14.
Her shop has been in her family for generations, and people believe if you eat the shop's Cupid chocolates on Valentine's Day, you will meet your soulmate. However, Lucy herself isn't sure if the rumor is true and is magic or just romantic optimism.
An ambitious and skeptical TV reporter, Dean is not in favor of a business taking advantage of such romantic desperation.
He then investigates the local bakery, and together they find that the truth can be complicated.
The channel recently released a short movie preview, and fans couldn't be more thrilled. "I love a good Hallmark movie with a touch of whimsy and magic. Bring on the valentine's vibes," pinned one superfan.
The film will premiere on February 4 at 8/7c pm ET on Hallmark Channel.
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