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Entertainment Reba McEntire to Star in Music-Themed Holiday Movie for Lifetime

09:22  06 march  2021
09:22  06 march  2021 Source:   etonline.com

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Reba McEntire will star in two films for Lifetime , the first of which will be a music - themed holiday flick. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images). Additionally, the film will include an original holiday song by McEntire . The second film involving McEntire will not be holiday -themed and is currently in She added: " Reba has been part of Lifetime ’s air many years ago and we can’t wait to welcome her back!" McEntire chimed in as well and said she's "thrilled" to team with Lifetime on the projects "for a return to television movies ." "My fans and I enjoy their programming and loved watching the ' Reba ' show there

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It may be March, but Reba McEntire already has the holidays in mind.

The country singer and actress will star in and produce Christmas in Tune, a music-themed holiday film for Lifetime's annual "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" lineup as part of her new two-movie deal, it was announced Wednesday. The movie will serve as a tentpole title for Lifetime later this fall and winter, and will also feature an original holiday song by McEntire.

Christmas in Tune tells the story of Belle, a marketing executive who is worried she may lose her job. She decides to reunite a singing duo for a charity Christmas concert, but the problem is -- the singers are actually her parents and they have not spoken to each other in years. Soon the at-odds couple is helping Belle get her life in order and she begins her own romantic duet with the new man in her life.

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It may be March, but Reba McEntire already has the holidays in mind. The country singer and actress will star in and produce Christmas in Tune, a music - themed holiday film for Lifetime 's annual "It's a Wonderful Lifetime " lineup as part of her new two- movie deal, it was announced Wednesday. The movie will serve as a tentpole title for Lifetime later this fall and winter, and will also feature an original holiday song by McEntire . Christmas in Tune tells the story of Belle, a marketing executive who is worried she may lose her job. She decides to reunite a singing duo for a charity Christmas concert

Reba McEntire is setting her sights on Lifetime . The famed singer-actress has signed a two-picture deal with the network, according to a press release, and will produce and star in both films. The first of the two movies , “Christmas in Tune,” will follow marketing executive Belle, who chooses to reunite a musical duo — made up of her estranged parents — for a Christmas charity concert. Reba McEntire will star in two films for Lifetime , the first of which will be a music - themed holiday flick.

Casting is currently underway and will film in the spring.

The second movie is currently in development for 2022 and will not be a holiday title.

“Reba has been a creative force in both music and television for many years. We are thrilled to have her on board to produce and star in not just one -- but two movies for us,” said Tanya Lopez, EVP of Movies, Limited Series & Original Movie Acquisitions, Lifetime and LMN in a statement. “Reba has been part of Lifetime’s air many years ago and we can’t wait to welcome her back!”

“I am thrilled to partner with Lifetime for a return to television movies! My fans and I enjoy their programming and loved watching the Reba show there for so many years," McEntire said.

Lifetime's announcement of McEntire's upcoming Christmas movie is the first holiday news of 2021 by those whose programming lineups culminate around the feel-good, seasonal programming at the end of the year.

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