In the upcoming Christmas movie that Candace Cameron Bure is producing, Andrea Barber will share the screen with Dan Payne as a co-star.
“Christmas on Candy Cane Lane” is Bure’s second Christmas project with Great American Media for the 2022 season and the first produced under the banner of Candace Cameron Bure Presents. It was developed as part of her Candy Rock Entertainment venture. The new film will be part of the network’s holiday programming franchise, “Great American Christmas,” which returns on October 21.
Barber plays Ivy Donaldson, who is going through a life transition in the film, which is based on Sheila Roberts’ novel. Ivy struggles with the long shadow cast by her late mother, Muriel, the darling of Icicle Falls; head of the Candy Cane Lane Lights Extravaganza, owner of The Christmas Haus, and a former TV star known adoringly as the “Christmas Maven.” The shoes appear to be too large to fill. When Ivy’s difficulties reach a climax, a series of comical and mysterious events bring Icicle Falls neighbors, including Ivy’s entire family, together in a masterstroke of perfection only the “Christmas Maven” herself could appreciate.
“It brings me great joy to bring you the incredibly talented and funny Andrea Barber. Having a 30-year bestie friendship both on and off camera has allowed me to find the perfect project to introduce the Christmas genre audience to her brilliant comedic skills, her heartwarming authenticity and vulnerability that is a rare gem today. Just as I have, audiences will fall in love with Andrea’s warmth and relatability, and chuckle along with her all the way down Candy Cane Lane,” Candace Cameron Bure stated.