Davis (Sex and the City) stars as Eve Morgan, a workaholic who, upon her untimely death, finds herself tethered to her guardian angel (MacLaine) and learning to become a Christmas angel in heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, Eve is assigned the difficult task of helping struggling singer Max (McCormack, Will & Grace) use his musical gifts to heal old family wounds. As Max begins to overcome his issues, Eve begins to embrace the meaning of Christmas, heal wounds of her own and perhaps find love along the way.
Jack Grossbart and Linda Kent executive produce Christmas Angel in Training. Harvey Kahn is producer. Paul Shapiro directs from the original teleplay written by Gregg McBride and Tippi & Neal Dobrofsky. Angelic Productions is the production company on behalf of Crown Media Productions.
Christmas Angel in Training will premiere at 8 PM Saturday, November 26, exclusively on Hallmark Channel. The film is the first in the Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise to be produced by Hallmark Channel’s Crown Media Productions, and marks the 255th film in the movie franchise. The film will be a featured part of the “Countdown to Christmas” annual programming event, as the network celebrates the 65th anniversary of the long-running award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame series.
Davis is repped by Atlas Artists, APA and Sloane Offer. McBride is repped by APA.