Lifetime’s latest It’s A Wonderful Lifetime Christmas movie is Christmas On Wheels. Starring Tiya Sircar (The Good Place) and Michael Xavier (Christmas Comes Twice), this is the story about a magical red convertible and giving.
What Is Lifetime’s Christmas On Wheels About?
In this Lifetime Christmas movie, antiques collector, Ashley (Tiya Sircar) returns to her small hometown. Her beloved uncle broke his ankle, and she is needed to help care for him during the busy Christmas season.
When she gets there, she discovers that her mom’s red convertible has been sold. Although Ashley told her uncle to do what he thought best, she is still heartbroken. This vintage car holds a lot of wonderful memories.
Ashley winds up on a bit of a hunt for the vehicle with Duncan (Xavier), her uncle’s lawyer. Ashley and Duncan have previously met, at an auction. While she holds historical items valuable for their story, he is only interested in the cold, hard cash.
Eventually, they find the vehicle, but it needs some TLC. After the vehicle is restored, Ashley repeats what she would do with her mom, in her youth. She fills up the car with presents. She shares these gifts with the local community. They all remember Ashley from years past. She was there with her mom, giving people gifts, sharing the Christmas spirit.
Moreover, these memories and good Christmas feelings make Ashley rethink her future. Does she really want to go back to the city? Or should she stay home and continue her late mother’s legacy?
Christmas On Wheels One Of First Movies Filmed After Quarantine
According to Trib Live, Christmas On Wheels was one of the first 2020 Christmas movies to start filming in Canada, post coronavirus quarantine. This meant following new, untested safety protocols. One of those safety protocols had to do with the customary kiss.
According to director Marita Grabiak, there were negotiations with the actors. “The executive producer asked me to feel out the situation with the actors.” After determining that neither felt comfortable kissing, they wound up agreeing to a hug and a dancing scene.
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It’s A Wonderful Lifetime Christmas!
Lifetime started airing new Christmas movies in late October. Some of the titles includes The Christmas Aunt. This movie stars Keisha Knight Pulliam (Tempted By Danger) and Jarod Joseph (The 100). This movie tells the story of childhood friends, reunited at Christmas. They never looked at each other in a romantic way. Maybe the holiday atmosphere makes them look at each other a bit differently?
Another 2020 fan favorite is Candy Cane Christmas. This stars Beverly Mitchell (7th Heaven) and Mark Ghanimé (The Wedding Planners). Sometimes when you are looking for new traditions, you find exactly what you are looking for.
Solvang is one of the most Christmas-y towns in America. Catch A Very Charming Christmas Town to see the real-life beauty of this California town. This stars Natalie Hall (You’re Bacon Me Crazy) and Jon Prescott (Deadly Hollywood Obsession). Can a vlogger find their Christmas spirit, and some love, in this Danish town?
Be sure to catch Christmas On Wheels. This Lifetime Christmas movie premieres on Saturday, November 14, at 8 p.m. Eastern. Lifetime is airing Christmas movies nonstop.
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