Hallmark Mainstay Lacey Chabert to Headline Netflix Holiday Rom-Com

Hallmark viewers may be doing a double-take after hearing that fan favorite star Lacey Chabert's 2024 Christmas movie will be for Netflix. Worry not! We know she'll also be in at least one Hallmark Christmas movie, the already filmed The Christmas Quest with Kristoffer Polaha. For Netflix, she's taking a more holiday (not Christmas) approach with Hot Frosty. Read on for more details including casting news for Hot Frosty.

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What is Hot Frosty about?

Hot Frosty follows Cathy two years after losing her husband when she magically brings a handsome snowman to life. Through his naïveté, the snowman helps Cathy to laugh, feel and love again, as the two fall for each other just in time for the holidays…and before he melts.

Who's behind the scene on Hot Frosty?

Many of the names behind the scenes are familiar to Hallmark viewers. Jerry Ciccoritti, whose previous credits include Schitt's Creek, Hudson & Rex and Bomb Girls, is set to direct. He also directed, Two for the Win, Love's Complicated and Angel Falls Christmas for Hallmark. The story is written by Russell Hainline, who wrote last year's The Santa Summit and 2022's In Merry Measure for Hallmark. Joel S. Rice and Michael Barbuto are producers for Muse Entertainment on Hot Frosty. Muse Entertainment's production credits include Catch Me if You Claus, the Signed, Sealed, Delivered and Aurora Teagarden Mystery movies and Never too Late to Celebrate.

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Meet the cast of Hot Frosty

Lacey Chabert

Chabert is best known for her roles in Mean Girls and Party of Five. She has starred in dozens of films for Hallmark including The Wedding Veil trilogies, A Merry Scottish Christmas and Groundswell.

Dustin Milligan

Hailing from Canada, Milligan has starred in Schitt's Creek, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and Rutherford Falls. Other credits include FUBAR, Blindspot and Silicon Valley.

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Craig Robinson

Comedian Craig Robinson is best known for his roles on The Office, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Hot Tub Time Machine. He has also voiced characters on Agent Elvis, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show.

Joe Lo Truglio

Lo Truglio is best known for his roles on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Reno 911! He has also voiced characters on Monsters at Work, Robot Chicken and Bob's Burgers.

Kate Mixon

Mixon is best known for her role on Eastbound & Down. She previously appeared in The Thing About Pam, Mike & Molly and George & Tammy.

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Lauren Holly

Best known for her role on Picket Fences, Holly has also appeared in Dumb and Dumber, Family Law and Designated Survivor.

How can I watch Hot Frosty?

Hot Frosty will premiere exclusively on Netflix.

When does Hot Frosty premiere?

An official date has yet to be announced, but Hot Frosty will premiere in 2024 as part of Netflix's holiday lineup.

What other holiday movies does Netflix have planned for 2024?

Netflix has several movies planned including Our Little Secret, starring Lindsay Lohan and Kristin Chenoweth, and Meet Me Next Christmas with Christina Milian.

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