Days of Our Lives alum Chandler Massey is on his way back to the screens and this time he is bringing us a movie that will warm everyones’ hearts. The cozy seaside village of Mystic, Connecticut, is about to shine once more, just over 30 years after it became famous for “Mystic Pizza.” This time, the reason for its return is not just a stroll down memory lane but the delightful holiday magic of “Mystic Christmas.” Mark your calendars for the Hallmark Channel’s big premiere on Saturday, October 28, 2023. As part of the network’s beloved “Countdown to Christmas” event, Mystic promises to win our hearts once again.
Days of Our Lives Alum Chandler Massey and Jessy Schram’s Unforgettable Reunion
In this heartwarming movie, Jessy Schram takes the lead as Juniper, a globetrotting marine animal doctor. Juniper arrives in Mystic during the holiday season as a favor for her college roommate, Candice. Her mission? To help a cute seal named Peppermint get back into the wild after healing at the local aquarium. But there’s more than just marine animals in Mystic; there’s also a chance to restart a long-lost romance.
Enter Days of Our Lives alum Chandler Massey as Sawyer, the owner of a local pizza shop and Candice’s brother. Years ago, Juniper and Sawyer shared a memorable night of love. Now, the sparks of their romance ignite once more. Their love story comes with a twist. The sands of time are slipping away. Juniper’s visit to Mystic is only temporary, while Sawyer is deeply rooted in his hometown.Will the charm of Mystic and its friendly folks be enough to convince Juniper to stay, or will fate tear them apart once again?
Mystic Christmas: Mystic Locations and Nostalgia
Fans of Mystic, Connecticut, will be delighted to learn that the movie was filmed in the same beautiful places. These locations are the ones that made “Mystic Pizza” a beloved classic. The Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport Museum, and Olde Mistick Village all provide the perfect background for the heartwarming story. While Sawyer’s pizza place isn’t the original Mystic Pizza, Mango’s Wood-fired Pizza, it still serves as the setting for the latest love story.
And for those who can’t get enough of the original, keep an eye out for a brief appearance by William R. Moses, who played Tim in the classic film. For Chandler Massey, “Mystic Christmas” is his third holiday-themed film for the Hallmark network. With past roles in “Next Stop, Christmas” and “A Tale of Two Christmases,” he’s no stranger to spreading holiday cheer.
Massey’s heartwarming performances also include “Heart of the Matter” for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and “The Professional Bridesmaid,” which premiered last summer. Talking to Connecticut Insider, he shared his excitement about being part of this heartwarming Christmas tale, emphasizing the happiness of being part of a feel-good story. Don’t miss out on the enchantment of “Mystic Christmas.”
You can catch a sneak peek in the preview below and then set your alarms for 8 p.m. EST on Saturday, October 28, when the movie will air on the Hallmark Channel. Get ready to be swept away by the holiday spirit, rekindled love, and the timeless charm of Mystic, Connecticut, in this delightful holiday movie. For all latest Days of Our Lives updates, keep coming back to TV Season & Spoilers.