Emmanuelle Vaugier (Lost Girl) is starring alongside Kavan Smith (Stargate Atlantis) in romance Big Sky River coming to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries next month.
Looking to take a break from New York City and place some real distance between herself and her ex-husband. Tara Kendall (Vaugier) books a summer rental in Parable, Montana. The small, rural town endeared itself to Tara as a young girl and she credits her time in Parable for her love of horses and horseback riding. Sheriff Boone Taylor (Smith) has finally found his footing after losing the love of his life.
Boone is kind to his new neighbor, but he can’t deny that there’s something very special about Tara and he’d like her to stay for more than just one summer. When Tara’s stepdaughter reaches out for help, the painful realities of real-life step on any dreams of life in the country. That is, unless Tara can take care of those she loves and herself, all at once.
Kavan Smith will be instantly recognisable to Hallmark fans after starring in When Call The Hearts. Smith has appeared in the majority of seasons and plays Leland Coulter.
The movie also stars Michelle Harrison (The Flash), Cassidy Nugent (Sweet Carolina), Lochlyn Munro (Riverdale), John JJ Miller (Lost In Space), Sawyer Frasier (Batwoman) and Lucia Walters (Hannah Swensen Mysteries).
It is based on the novel of the same name by Linda Lael Miller. JB White wrote the screenplay with Peter Benson (Color My World With Love) directing and appearing in the feature.
Big Sky River premieres on Sunday, 7 August at 9 PM EST. There are additional showings on Tuesday, 9 August, at 7 PM, Thursday, 11 August at 9 PM, Sunday, 14 August at 5 PM, and Saturday, 27 August 27 at 3 PM.