A Tale of Two Christmases Filming Locations, Movie Review and More


A Tale of Two Christmases will premiere on Hallmark Channel ( Source : hallmarkchannel )

The Hallmark Channel original film A Tale of Two Christmases will release on November 26, 2022. Let's discover the location where the film was shot.

The story of Emma is told over the course of two Christmas celebrations: one where she stays in the town and celebrates with a newfound crush and his pals, and another where she goes back to her hometown to celebrate with her family and Drew, a close friend who might harbor affections for her. Emma's double vacation finally aids in her learning what will actually bring her happiness in both love and life.

Fifteen-holiday movies were shot in and around Ottawa in 2022, setting a record for the city. If you've always wanted to be in a Hallmark Christmas movie, you're in luck. 

You can see some of these new Christmas films and see what Ottawa spots you can locate in November, as several of the movies will be released, including A Tale of Two Christmases, on November 24. Keep an eye out for locations like Sparks Street, the RiverOak Skating Trail, and the Fairmont Ch√Ęteau Laurier.

A Tale of Two Christmases Filming Locations

A Tale of Two Christmases filming location has not been revealed yet. Most of the sites where Hallmark Christmas movies are filmed aren't precisely what they appear on screen, but that doesn't lessen their beauty.

The bulk of actual places that serve as the backdrops for Hallmark movies are spread out over the United States & Canada, and they all have a thing in common: They're stunning! So, A Tale of Two Christmases also might have been filmed in those locations. 

Nearly 60 of the brand's intimate romance, family, and comedy films are made in Vancouver each year, making it a Hallmark hotspot. Hallmark's moving tales are savored all year long, especially during the Christmas season, by those looking for a gripping mystery, a lighthearted giggle, or a touching romance.

A Tale of Two Christmases will premiere on November 26
A Tale of Two Christmases will premiere on November 26 ( Source : hallmarkchannel )

Christmas at Graceland, one of the most popular Hallmark Channel holiday films of 2018, was filmed at Elvis Presley's illustrious Memphis, Tennessee, home. Christmas decorations from Graceland, including the blue lights that Elvis' father installed, were incorporated into the movie.

In addition, Connecticut has served as the snowy, merry setting for several similarly snowy, merry Hallmark Christmas films.

Over the years, the state has been invaded by these made-for-TV movies, which have decorated downtown streets, bakeries, and inns with Holiday decorations from the blistering heat of July to the vibrant foliage of October. Few individuals can claim to live in a Hallmark Christmas movie, but people in Connecticut are relatively close.

Meet A Tale of Two Christmases Cast 

A Tale of Two Christmases cast includes Chandler Massey, Marissa Leong, and more.

Katherine Barrell As Emma

Katherine portrays the character of Emma in the movie. Before beginning her professional career, Canadian-born Kat Barrell attended the esteemed George Brown Classical Theatre School.

Barrell has made appearances on several television programs. Still, she is most known for her part as the well-liked Officer Nicole Haught in the SyFy drama "Wynonna Earp," which led to the popular social media hashtag #wayhaught being created by fans.

Katherine Barrell plays Emma in A Tale of Two Christmases
Katherine Barrell plays Emma in A Tale of Two Christmases ( Source : hallmarkchannel )

Barrell's portrayal of Joy Harper in seasons six & seven of the Hallmark Channel exclusive primetime series "Good Witch" is what Hallmark viewers recognize her for most. In addition to having a strong passion for humor, Barrell has studied at The Groundlings in Los Angeles.

She co-produced and featured in the highly lauded comedy short Issues, which was then optioned as a television series. She worked as a recurring character on Catherine Reitman's sitcom "Workin' Moms," and she played the lead role in the Netflix film My Ex-Ex.

Chandler Massey As Drew

Chandler is playing the character of Drew in the movie. Over the past few years, he has accumulated many awards for his remarkable performance in film and T.V. series. 

Chandler was born and reared in Atlanta, Georgia, along with his two younger siblings. In May 2009, Chandler received his high school diploma from Norcross. He participated in several of the school performances and was quite involved in the Drama Club when he was there.

Chandler Massey plays Drew in A Tale of Two Christmases
Chandler Massey plays Drew in A Tale of Two Christmases ( Source : deadline )

Later in the year, he relocated to Los Angeles to attend UCLA and pursue his acting career. After finishing his first quarter at UCLA in December 2009, Chandler applied for and was offered the part of "Will Horton" on Days of Our Lives, N.B.C.'s most popular daytime soap.

Chandler became the first actor to get this accolade for portraying a homo character during his first four years on the program, earning four Daytime Emmy nominations and three victories for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series.

To complete his education at UCLA and to appear in a few independent films, he quit Days in 2013. Chandler received his fifth Emmy nomination in 2017 for his performance as Will Horton in Days. 2018 saw him receive his UCLA diploma.

Evan Roderick As Max

Canadian-born actor Evan Roderick "Anderson" is from Vancouver, British Columbia. After playing hockey at a high level for several years, including three seasons in the BCHL, he started acting professionally.

Evan Roderick plays Max in A Tale of Two Christmases
Evan Roderick plays Max in A Tale of Two Christmases ( Source : ar )

Following a string of injuries, Roderick decided to give up hockey and focus on the performing arts, which were indeed his love. Since then, he has participated in several notable film and television productions.

Roderick has additional creative abilities because he has always been involved with music. He is a self-taught vocalist and guitarist currently pursuing both acting and music careers.

Other Casts 

  • Marissa Leong As Holly Matthews
  • Sunita Prasad As Sharice
  • Keith MacKechnie As John Peterson
  • Beverley Breuer As Deena Peterson
  • Shaughnessy Redden As Bob Heaton
  • Eduard Witzke As Tree Lot Worker

Some FAQs

Where can I watch A Tale of Two Christmases?

It will be available on Hallmark Channel. It is one of the 40 Hallmark Christmas movies.

When will A Tale of Two Christmases premiere?

It will release on November 6. Mark you calender!

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