Hallmark’s Summer Nights Part 2 kicks off with Love, For Real. This movie stars Chloe Bridges (The Carrie Diaries, Pretty Little Liars), Taiana Tully (Aloha Surf Hotel, Water Like Fire) Scott Michael Foster (Halt and Catch Fire, Once Upon a Time), and Corbin Bleu (To Write Love On Her Arms, Dancing With The Stars).
Are you ready for a little reality dating gone awry?
What Is Hallmark’s Love, For Real About?
According to the Hallmark press release, Hayley (Bridges), is a fashion designer who needs to give her line a financial boost. She decides that the way to give her brand a publicity boost is to go on a reality dating show. She figures that she can be on the show long enough to find investors, then gets eliminated.
Moreover, Hayley’s best friend Bree (Tully) is also a contestant on that very dating show. Soon, the two friends put their heads together. They come up with the perfect scheme to help their careers by being contestants on the show.
However, they were not privy to the ultimate plans. Turns out, the reality show’s producer, Luke (Foster), and the dreamy bachelor Marco (Bleu) have made alternative plans. Each man has a personal reason for keeping the friends still competing on the show. They want both women in the finale.
Turns out, Marco is looking for love. He is sincere in his job to thoughtfully pick the right woman that he could love forever.
Subsequently, two friends competing has turned out to be a rating booster. In addition, there is the added drama that Hayley and Luke argue about the show’s progress. Hayley never imagined that this reality show was based on a scripted storyline! Now, Hayley and Luke must team up and keep her from being eliminated. How do they make her a fan favorite?
Now, things have become complicated. Fans are watching as the two start to fall in love. Now, Hayley has to determine who she picks. Does she pick the guy the audience wants for her? Or, does she pick the guy that she has fallen for?
Where Is Hallmark’s Love, For Real Filmed?
Hallmark’s Love, For Real was filmed in Oahu, Hawaii. This is the second 2021 Summer Nights movie taking place in Hawaii. The other is the Pascale Hutton, Kevan Smith movie, You Had Me At Aloha. Expect to see a lot of palm trees, beaches, lush scenery, and crystal blue water. It cannot get more romantic than this!
When Can You Watch Love, For Real?
Hallmark’s Love, For Real premieres on Saturday, July 31, at 9 p.m. Eastern. Encore showings include August 1, at 7 p.m., Thursday, August 5, at 8 p.m., Sunday, August 8, at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 14, at 5 p.m., and Thursday, August 26, at 4 p.m., Eastern.