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Netflix Announces the Full Holidate Cast


Netflix today announced the additional Holidate cast members that are joining Emma Roberts. The Holidate cast includes Luke Bracey (Hacksaw Ridge, Point Break), Jake Manley (The Order, Midway), Jessica Capshaw (Grey’s Anatomy), Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor (The Babysitter, Meet the Blacks, Where’s the Money), Frances Fisher (Watchmen, Titanic), Manish Dayal (The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Resident) and Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies, Trial & Error).

In the film, Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays! Their enduring singledom leaves them subject to the judgment of their meddling family members or stuck with clingy, awkward dates on each festive occasion. When these two meet, they pledge to be each other’s plus-ones for each holiday celebration over the course of the year.

The film will be directed by John Whitesell (Big Momma’s House 2, Malibu’s Most Wanted) from a script by Tiffany Paulsen.

The project comes from Wonderland’s McG and Mary Viola (I Feel PrettyThe Babysitter). Wonderland is currently in production on the comedy Tall Girl for Netflix. Prior to that they produced Netflix hits The Babysitter, When We First Met, and the upcoming family action film Rim of the World. Additionally, they are the duo behind comedies The DUFF and I Feel Pretty.

Holidate marks the fifth collaboration between Wonderland and Netflix.

Mirko Parlevliet
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.