Premiere, a personal shopper falls for an event planner, on Sunday, November 4th, 2017 at 6pm PT, 9pm ET on DirecTV on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/11/4 – “It’s about research and getting to know the person and finding out what they want most,” says The Perfect Christmas Present star Sam Page. “It’s not necessarily what’s on their list its what they want more then anything that is on their list, but they haven’t asked for.”
“His friend comes to him begging him to make an exception for a short term study period to find the perfect gift for his girlfriend,” say Page. “He feels their relationship is pulling at the seams he wants to tighten it up. Tom finds himself thrown into this by his friend who then explains to his girlfriend Tom does something else so Tom can help plan an event that she is working on. They start working together in close quarters.”
“My legal name was being used by another actor, so when you join the union you have to register yourself as a product essentially,,” says Page. “So when I got into the union I had to come up with another name. Luckily, I found a good family name with some meaning, that I didn’t even realize had a deeper meaning then when I chose it.”
“When I chose Page, my grandmother called me,” says Page. “She said I’m so touched that your taking the family name on. My great grandmother Izola Forester and my grandfather Mann Page. I didn’t realize it until my grandmother told me, I am the latest person in the entertainment industry since my great grandparents. I did not know that. She said they were a writing and directing team for silent films.”
“I’ve seen one of their films,” says Page. “It was really interesting. It was right at the advent of talkies. It was a silent film and they went back and had it cut at the very end the two people trying to find each other spoke at the end. The actors dubbed it in. It’s amazing how incredibly talented these silent actors were. The had to come back a year later and dub in this little scene.”
Sam Page is Tom a professional Secret Santa he helps busy people find the perfect presents for their loved ones.
Sam Guinan-Nyhart is Paul an old college friend hires him to find a gift for his girlfriend.
Tara Holt is Jenny Paul’s girlfriend. In the weeks before the holidays Tom gets to know Jenny and what she likes and her interests. As he spends quality time with Jenny Tom starts to fall for her.
Tom also helps Jenny plan an event for Jenny’s non-profit. Jenny starts to have feeling for Tom. But neither wants to hurt Paul, so don’t act on their growing feelings.
Ta’Ronda Jones is Meg Jenny’s friend. Jemmy voices her concerns about her and Paul being right for each other to her friend.
Emily Peterson is Victoria a former client of Tom’s she tells Jenny that Paul hired Tom to get to know Jenny to pick the perfect gift for her. Jenny, feels miss-trust for both Tom and Paul.
Tom really wants to make it up to Jenny and wants to make her Christmas wish happen. He hopes his will come true too.
- Sam Page is Tom
- Tara Holt is Jenny
- Sam Guinan-Nyhart is Paul
- Ta’Ronda Jones is Meg
- Emily Peterson is Victoria
The Perfect Christmas Present is a Winter Road Productions, LLC production. Kristofer McNeeley, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew are executive producers. Margret H. Huddleston co-executive producer. Stacia Crawford producer. Blair Hayes director. Script by Blaine Chiappetta.
Hallmark Channel is a Crown Media Family Networks’ 24-hour cable television network distributed to 88 million U.S. homes.
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