EXCLUSIVE: Tia Mowry can be a part of Lifetime’s authentic film franchise for years to come back. The Game and Sister, Sister alumna has closed a three-picture cope with the A+E community to star in and produce three vacation films for his or her It’s a Wonderful Lifetime slate. The telefilms will air starting 2021. The pact comes on the heels of Mowry starring in two back-to-back Lifetime vacation films – A Very Vintage Christmas (2019) and My Christmas Inn (2018) – each of which will even be featured throughout this yr’s vacation schedule.
Mowry will produce the three movies underneath the deal by way of her manufacturing firm with government Tiegen Kosiak.
“We are committed to fostering long-term relationships with beloved talent that our viewers connect with and are thrilled to have Tia jumping on our sleigh,” mentioned Tanya Lopez, EVP of Movies, Limited Series & Original Movie Acquisitions, Lifetime and LMN. “Like our holiday movies, Tia is fun, spirited and relatable and we look forward to creating new holiday viewing traditions with her for years to come.”
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Mowry has appeared in over 400 hours of tv, together with three tv collection which have efficiently gone into syndication. In addition to A Very Vintage Christmas and My Christmas Inn, Mowry starred within the Lifetime romance Double Wedding, for which she obtained an NAACP Image Award nomination. Mowry presently stars within the Netflix collection Family Reunion.
“I am excited to collaborate with Lifetime both in front of and behind the camera.” Mowry added. “Christmas is one my favorite times of the year and Lifetime Christmas movies have always encompassed that. I’m looking forward to taking my production company to a whole new level and being a part of the creative process from beginning to end.”
This yr’s It’s a Wonderful Lifetime programming occasion will kick off October 23 and have 24/7 holiday-programming all the way in which to Christmas, along with 30 new vacation film premieres.
Mowry is repped by UTA, Vault Entertainment and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson.