Nikki DeLoach Wants a New Holiday Hallmark Movie With Andrew Walker

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nikki deloach excited to work with Andrew Walker But Hallmark’s Curious Caterer Secrets franchise — but it’s ready to reunite for a holiday feature.

DeLoach, 44, told exclusively us weekly She would “love” to do another Christmas-specific project with Walker, 44. actors started Their onscreen partnership with A dream of Christmas 2016 And if the stars align, they will tackle its sequel.

DeLoach said, “I’ve had this idea that I’m dying and have wanted to do it for years,” noting that a lot of fans want a Hallmark sequel for one reason or another, but a dream of christmas That’s what she’s pulling for.

The actress is looking to pick up the slack 10 years later – as it will be a decade since she filmed the first installment – with Penny (DeLoach) and Stuart (Walker) having three children.

“When we first saw him in that movie, he didn’t have kids. They 1714801503 There are three children. They’re underwater,” DeLoach said. We, imagining a new story. “They are underwater because of their jobs. They are underwater with their children. They are underwater teeming with life.

She teased that it will be like her and Walker’s life now that they are both married and have children. DeLoach has sons William “Hudson”, 10, and Bennett, 6, Husband Ryan Goodell, walker and his Wife cassandra troy They also have two boys: West, 8, and Wolf, 4.

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DeLoach said of inspiration, “I find myself waking up every day and going to bed at the end of the day completely exhausted from all the work I’ve done in that one day.” “And what if they both make a wish unknowingly? ‘Oh my god. Yes. Remember when we had no responsibilities? “Remember when we didn’t have people just to take care of us?”

This wish will transport both characters to an alternate reality. [where they] We have to work together to get back to each other.”

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In a dream of christmas, DeLoach’s character wishes a break from his marriage. When Penny becomes alone and Stuart doesn’t know who he is, he realizes that his life was perfect as it was and he must try to put it back together.

While a sequel is something DeLoach has “wanted to introduce and pitch for a long time,” he has another idea for a holiday movie with Walker that could be just as much fun for fans.

“Andrew and I did this really incredible Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade event, which is the most incredible holiday event I’ve ever been a part of. And it was a Hallmark movie,” DeLoach said. We Of the 2023 experience in California. “I was like, ‘We just have to set up the cameras.’ These are bananas, how they are hallmarks.”

Nikki DeLoach has her heart set on making a new holiday Hallmark movie with Andrew Walker

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The annual event, which takes place in Newport Beach, includes boats decorated with Christmas decorations and a visit from Santa. During the December 2023 parade, DeLoach and Walker were grand marshals, which sparked the idea of ​​a possible Hallmark film.

DeLoach explained, “Now we’re thinking and trying to work on something that we can do in partnership with Newport Beach to potentially make an incredible movie.” “And it will star me and Andrew.”

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She recalled an “extraordinary” time spent watching the boat parade in person, so much so that she and Walker were brainstorming what to do next.

“They’re a really tight-knit community, which is great. and it reminds me how i was raised In my little town,” DeLoach gushed. “Just the hard work and effort that people put into building their homes and their boats [festive] And everything is completely Christmassy. It was amazing.”

Although no holiday movies have been greenlit by Hallmark, fans can watch all of DeLoach and Walker’s films Curious Caterer Secrets movies On Hallmark Now. Some of their Hallmark Channel rom-coms are also available to stream.