Kristoffer Polaha has completed a number of Hallmark motion pictures through the years, going again to his first in 2016, Dater’s Handbook and his most up-to-date being 2023’s A Winning Team. While talking with TV Insider about the latter, he shared that one with a June marriage ceremony is on his bucket listing. Is the rest?
“I really like the thriller viewers, and I really like that style, so I’d like to get to start out asking the query ‘Whodunit?’ once more with Hallmark, and who is aware of, perhaps I’ll ultimately or one other,” he shared, noting that the final Mystery 101 did finish with a unfastened thread. “I’ve a pair concepts, however I additionally actually love trusting [SVP, Casting, Crown Media Family Networks] Penny Perry. She does such a tremendous job. The community is aware of the best way to deal with their actors while you’re in that household. In my complete 23-year profession, I’ve by no means felt a larger sense of collaboration and weirdly companionship with a community that I do with Hallmark and the folks that work there. It’s a extremely fantastic place to work.”
He continued, “I believe what occurs is actors elsewhere, they’ve this sense of actor-ship, however Hallmark, you genuinely begin actually feeling like a coworker. There are some individuals in entrance of the digicam, however the general public are behind it. However we’re all simply coworkers, and we’re becoming a member of our hearts and minds and our youthful vitality to telling nice tales and so they’re actually doing a very good job at it. … I don’t suppose I’ve turned down [a script from Hallmark] but. I believe each script I’ve learn, been supplied, I’ve stated sure to as a result of every certainly one of them, both the character is so superior and I’ve cherished it or the story itself was one thing that I simply couldn’t not say sure to.”
Polaha additionally has A Biltmore Christmas developing for Hallmark’s 2023 Christmas lineup. “After I obtained that script, I learn it, it was like, ‘Are you kidding me? Sure, completely,’” he stated.
We invited Polaha to check out a few of his Hallmark rom-coms and share what stands out about them. Scroll right down to see what he needed to say about Dater’s Handbook, We Wish You a Married Christmas, Rocky Mountain Christmas, and extra, together with that cameo in 2022’s Haul Out the Holly. As for who he’d wish to make a cameo in certainly one of his Hallmark motion pictures? In addition to the actor who “owes [him] one” after his, his decide is Brendan Fraser.