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Katrina Bowden Give Christopher Russell The Gift of Color in Hallmark's 'The Most Colorful Time of The Year'

Katrina Bowden Give Christopher Russell The Gift of Color in Hallmark's 'The Most Colorful Time of The Year'

Katrina Bowden gets Christopher Russell in the Christmas spirit in their new Hallmark movie, The Most Colorful Time of The Year.

The two actors will star with Ava Weiss in the new movie, airing TONIGHT, December 9 at 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel.

In a recent interview, Christopher opened up about his role as Ryan, who is a schoolteacher, an occupation which he hadn’t played yet on the network.

“It was a lot of fun playing the schoolteacher,” he shared. “We were able to use a real school and in the daytime (because we filmed it in August), and a lot of the kids in my class, that played my students, were so excited to be there.”

Chris added, “They were so keen and eager and we developed this rapport. The kids would listen to me more than the director so I became an actual teacher to them. It was a lot of fun and I got a couple of cute notes from that week written in crayon basically saying that they had a great week and it was pretty awesome.”

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Here’s the summary for the movie: Ryan (Russell) is an elementary school science teacher who meets Michelle (Bowden), an optometrist, whose daughter Bailey (Weiss) is in his class. While helping out in the school gymnasium giving eye exams Michelle notices something different about Ryan – he lacks interest in color which is surprising given the holiday season.

When Michelle is finished seeing the kids, she prompts Ryan to participate in an eye exam. He is reluctant and cuts it short, leaving her to suspect he may be colorblind. To confirm her suspicion, Michelle humorously tries to trick Ryan. He is guarded and sly but ultimately gives himself away. Michelle gain access to specialty glasses for Ryan but refuses them. When Bailey learns of this, she sneaks them into her backpack and leaves them on her teacher’s desk with a handwritten note, “These glasses exist because of science, and you taught me that science should give us hope.”

As Michelle and Bailey are leaving, they see Ryan exit his class with the glasses in hand. Michelle follows him into a building where there’s a colorful nativity scene lit up beautifully. When Ryan puts on the glasses and opens his eyes for the first time, the world appears in technicolor. His reaction is significant and emotional. He can’t believe how beautiful everything is!

Michelle takes it upon herself to introduce him to the world of color, setting off a series of adventures.

Check out a sneak peek below!

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