‘Love in the Limelight’ on Hallmark: Cast, date, plot, and latest buzz about romance movie

Hallmark’s ‘Love In The Limelight’ stars the real-life husband and wife, Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega, who were last seen starring together in Paramount’s ‘Mighty Oak’ in 2020. The movie is a reel representation of the real-life love story of Willie Aames and his wife Winnie Hung, the writers of the film. Ron Oliver’s last directorial film was ‘The Housewives of the North Pole’ starring Kyle Richards, known for her Television show ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ and Betsy Brandt, also known for her role ‘Marie Schrader’ in one of the most-watched show ‘Breaking Bad’.


‘Love in the Limelight’ revolves around Nick (Carlos) and Summer (Alexa) who were pen pals for years but they somehow fall in love and now Summer is reluctant to go public as Nick is a boy band singer and comes to town for a comeback concert. Will Summer admit her love for Nick? That remains to be seen.



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When ‘Love in the Limelight’ is released and where can you watch it?

‘Love in the Limelight’ will premiere on Saturday, August 6, 2022, on the Hallmark Channel at 8/7c.


Who stars in Hallmark’s ‘Love in the Limelight’?

Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega, who are also real-life husband and wife, will play the lead roles of Summer and Nick. Chase Ramsey (“Law & Order: Organized Crime”) will play Toby, while Ivonne Coll (“Jane the Virgin”, “Glee”, “Lucifer”) is playing the role of Grandma Rivera.


Still of Alexa and Carlos PenaVega from 'Love in the Limelight' by Hallmark
Alexa and Carlos PenaVega in a still from ‘Love in the Limelight’ (Hallmark)

What is ‘Love in the Limelight’ all about?

The official synopsis of the movie states, “‘Pen pals with Nick (Carlos PenaVega) for years, Summer (Alexa PenaVega) is reluctant for her relationship with him to go public when the former boy band singer comes to town for a comeback concert. “


Who are the creators?

‘Love in the Limelight’ is written by Willie Aames, Winnie Hung, and Rich Tabach. The movie is directed by Ron Oliver.

What is the latest buzz around the movie?

According to Entertainment Tonight, the actors released a joint statement about the movie that read, “This movie takes our Hallmark experience to the next level.” Alexa and Carlos PenaVega in a joint statement added, “They allowed us the freedom to explore and create original music, stylized performances and a fresh take on a modern love story. We couldn’t be happier or more excited!”


Recently Alexa PenaVega uploaded a picture of her son which she captioned, “My kids were gifted the infamous tree hat last night but I can’t find the btr episode where it featured them… anyone know which one it is?”



You can watch the preview of the movie below.



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