Actors Monique Coleman and Corbin Bleu will reunite on-screen to star in Lifetime’s original holiday movie, A Christmas Dance Reunion.
Individually, Coleman and Blue have worked on many projects, but A Christmas Dance Reunion will be the first project the two will join forces for since their days with the High School Musical franchise.
The pair, who played Taylor and Chad in the High School Musical trilogy, will play love interests in Lifetime’s new movie.
Coleman will play Lucy Mortimer, a renowned attorney, “who, along with her mother Virginia (Kim Roberts), returns to their old holiday getaway, the Winterleigh Resort, where she’s reunited with her childhood Christmas Dance partner, Barrett Brewster (Bleu), nephew of the owner. Together, they reinvigorate the holidays at the resort, but can they give that same passion to each other?”
Per the official description, “Though the resort has fallen on hard times and has stopped most holiday events, Lucy leads the charge in recreating the beloved Christmas traditions, including the popular Christmas Dance, to bring together new families and new hope to the resort. Now, Lucy must decide if she’s willing to take a risk on love and partner up once more with Barrett for what could be the last Christmas Dance.”
Both Bleu and Coleman posted about the film on social media, sharing. their excitement.
— Corbin Bleu (@corbinbleu) May 19, 2021
Coleman announced the news via her Instagram account, stating that “This has been the hardest secret to keep.”
Off Camera Entertainment and Brain Power Studio with Stephanie Slack will produce the movie. Margret H. Huddleston and Beth Stevenson serve as executive producers. Megan Henry Herzlinger and Brian Herzlinger are writing Brian serving as director.
A Christmas Dance Reunion will premiere during this year’s holiday season. The network also announced a second movie, Blending Christmas, starring Haylie Duff and Aaron O’Connell.