Erin, Ben Napier’s Christmas Movie: Cast, Premiere Date, More
As if Erin Napier and Ben Napier Couldn’t be more talented, the duo have revealed they will be making their acting debut this winter! The HGTV duo will appear in the new film A Christmas open day on Discovery+. Keep scrolling for all the details so far on their exciting new project.
What roles will Erin and Ben Napier play in ‘A Christmas Open House’?
It’s no surprise that just like their real-life jobs, Erin and Ben will play expert characters in restoring homes. Their roles as Henry and Sarah Wright were based on the success of their real-life series Hometown.
“Henry is a master carpenter and custom furniture builder, and Sarah is an expert color choice and transformative design artist,” reads a synopsis for the film, per Variety.
Erin studied graphic design before rising to fame restoring homes in Laurel, Mississippi, while her husband is a former youth minister with a passion for woodworking. His craftsmanship led him to land the spin-off series Hometown: Ben’s Workshop in 2021.
Who are Erin and Ben’s teammates in “A Christmas Open House”?
The couple will appear in the film alongside Katie Stevens, Victor Rasouk and Bobbi Eakes. Katie plays real estate agent Melissa Norwood, who renovated her mother’s new house with the help of her high school crush.
The decision to cast both HGTV stars and Food Network stars in this year’s holiday lineup was a no-brainer for the producers of Discovery+. In 2021, pioneer woman star Ree Drummond appears in Candy-Coated Christmaswhich turned out to be a big hit for the network.
With four new holiday movies slated for this year, more familiar faces from beloved reality TV shows will make an appearance. Like it or list itit is Hilary Farr landed a role in Design Christmas. Chief Bobby Flay play in A delicious Christmas and another Food Network star Duff Goldman join the cast of A Gingerbread Christmas.
“As we developed the scripts for all four projects, there were very obvious story and plot details that helped determine who would be best suited for each title,” Kathleen PinsonChief Content Officer of US Networks Group, said Variety in August 2022. “Erin Napier told us how much they love Christmas and Christmas movies, and how excited they would be to participate, so we developed an opportunity for them. Long before HGTV fans met Hilary Farr, she was an actress, so stars lined up to get her back to something she loves.
When will ‘A Christmas Open House’ premiere?
The four Christmas films, including A Christmas open day launches November 11, exclusively on Discovery+.