Brett Dalton stars in Hallmark’s ‘Once Upon a Christmas Miracle’

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Brett Dalton is about to experience a miracle in Hallmark’s all new holiday film, Once Upon a Christmas Miracle.

Starring alongside, Aimee Teegarden (Friday Night Lights, Star-Crossed), the pair will play real life couple, Heather Krueger and Christopher Dempsey.

The couple’s love story went viral when Dempsey, a former Marine, donated his liver to Krueger, who had been diagnosed with stage 4 liver disease in 2014. The two of them were strangers at the time of the transplant but Dempsey’s good deed led to a whirlwind romance that eventually led to the couple tying the knot in 2016.

Hallmark has already released the official synopsis for the film:

“Told she would have less than a few months to live without a liver transplant, Heather Krueger’s time was running out when a kind stranger, Chris Dempsey, heard of her plight and discovered he was a perfect match. The two met and before long a friendship developed into romance. The movie follows Heather and Chris’ journey over three Christmases as his selfless gesture leads to a Christmas miracle for everyone involved. Based on a true story.”

Once Upon a Christmas Miracle is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, December 9th at 9pm/8c. Check your local listings.

Win a VIP Experience with FaceForward LA and Brett Dalton

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to rub elbows with some of your favorite celebrities at a glamorous charity gala in Los Angeles? Here’s your chance!

Brett Dalton recently announced, via Instagram, that he would be attending Face Forward’s 9th Annual La Dolce Vita Gala on September 22nd. His post invites fans to donate at least $10 toward the charity for a chance to be entered in a drawing to win a VIP experience for the night.

The event will be hosted by actor, Jeremy Piven, and include a musical performance by Grammy Award winning artist, Ne-Yo.

Face Forward’s mission is to provide emotional support and reconstructive surgery for women, children and men who have been victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and any cruel acts of crime.

Tickets for the September 22nd event are still available here and you can make your donations for a chance to enter in their sweepstakes here.

Brett Dalton co-stars in off Broadway Comedy ‘The Understudy’

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Brett Dalton is Jake in 'The Understudy'

The Understudy,” is a backstage comedy by Theresa Rebeck and Brett Dalton will be headlining as Jake in the upcoming season at the Wesport Country Playhouse. Set in a broadway theater, the play centers around the understudy who has been called in to cover Jake, a C-list movie star trying to gain some stage cred.

The play itself focuses on the American obsession with celebrity and the way that it has corrupted  the theater industry. Jake is the quintessential movie star, with a toned physique and air of smug satisfaction at his blossoming career. His latest movie is a hit, and he’s playing Kafka on Broadway alongside an even bigger movie star. In the titular role of the understudy, Harry becomes increasingly angry at Jake's wooden performance.

Brett Dalton, Eric Bryant and Andrea Syglowski rehearse for The Understudy

Starring alongside Brett Dalton are Eric Bryant as Harry (WCP's "Room Service" and "The Invisible Hand", for which he won the 2017 Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play) and Andrea Syglowski as Roxanne ("A Doll's House" - IRNE Award nomination for Best Actress; "Venus in Fur" - Elliot Norton Award and IRNE Award for Best Actress; recipient of Robin Williams Scholarship). The play is directed by David Kennedy, in his tenth season as Playhouse associate artistic director.

The Understudy season runs from August 14 to September 1.

Tickets can be purchased via the Wesport Country Playhouse.

Brett Dalton’s Upcoming TV Projects

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Brett Dalton has some exciting upcoming projects, and will be back on your television screens sooner than you think! Just in time to make you swoon this Valentine’s Day, The Hallmark Channel has confirmed that Cooking with Love will premiere on February 11th at 9:00PM. There will also be repeat showings scheduled throughout the month (check the Hallmark Channel’s website here for listings), and watch the promo by clicking here!

Cooking with Love is a film about finding love in the most unlikely of places. Kelly (Ali Liebert) is a TV producer in the running for a promotion. When the head chef of her children’s cooking show suffers an unexpected injury, Kelly hires controversial celebrity chef Stephen (Brett Dalton) as a replacement. The pair can’t seem to agree on anything, but that doesn’t stop sparks from flying on set. You can also watch a ‘Behind the Scenes’ video here.

It has now been confirmed that Dalton’s next project is a guest appearance on ABC’s new crime drama, Deception. Dalton initially tweeted on his birthday that he was flying to set, but it wasn’t until a fan encountered him in New York that we had more to go on.

We received further confirmation that he might be appearing on the show this season when one of the show’s stars, Ilfenesh Hadera, posted a photo of Brett with her co-star, Jack Cutmore-Scott, from set.

We now know that Dalton will be playing a character named Isaac Walker in the new series. At this time he is confirmed to appear in episode 11, with the series commencing on March 11. We will update you if we obtain any more information surrounding this new role. 

For more Cooking with Love, see the images in our gallery here

Are you excited for Brett’s upcoming projects? Hit us up in the comments below!

Brett Dalton cast in Hallmark movie ‘Cooking with Love’

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Brett Dalton has been cast in a new Hallmark movie entitled Cooking with Love. Slated to air in February 2018, the film will feature as part of the channel’s Valentine’s Day line up throughout the month. At this time no plot details have been announced, but filming is already underway in Vancouver, and the movie is expected to finish production on December 21st.  The film will also feature Kimberly Sustad (The Romeo SectionWalking the Dog). Wonder’s Ali Liebert is on board to produce.

This will be Dalton’s first role post Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and adds to his growing list as leading man. We will continue to closely follow this upcoming project and update you with new details as they become available.

Are you excited for this new role? Let us know in the comments!

Win a trip to meet Brett Dalton

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You may not know that Brett Dalton became an honorary committee member of Face Forward LA in 2016. Brett has teamed up with them to bring you the VIP Con experience of your dreams to celebrate his recent return to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Starting with just a $10 donation, you can be automatically entered to win a trip for you and a guest to one of Brett’s upcoming 2017 conventions. Once there, you’ll get the chance to meet and hang out with the actor himself.

Face Forward’s mission is to provide emotional support and reconstructive surgery for women, children and men who have been victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and any cruel acts of crime.

Two grand prize winners will be chosen on or around May 11th before Brett’s next convention in Harrisburg. All the information you need is right here, and best of luck to all the donors!

Brett Dalton returns to Agents of SHIELD

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Warning: major spoilers for Tuesday’s episode of Agents of SHIELD ‘Self-Control’. Although if you made it this far you probably already know…

First he was Agent Grant Ward, the straight-laced Specialist who could shoot the legs off a flea at 500 yards, so long as it wasn’t windy. Then he was Grant Ward, the Hydra sleeper agent who betrayed his team and lost everything he cared about. Next came Grant Ward, leader of a new Hydra revolution, who experienced a somewhat crushing defeat at the hand of is-he-really-a-Director-if-his-agency’s-disbanded Coulson. Somehow, against all odds, he returned as Hive, an alien wearing that familiar Grant Ward face. And now he’s back, back again. This time as Grant Ward: virtual reality boyfriend?

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. concluded the second pod of it’s fourth season, subtitled ‘LMD’, by revealing that virtually the entire team has been trapped in Aida’s VR ‘Framework’ and replaced by LMDs. In a last-gasp attempt to save their friends, Daisy (Chloe Bennet) and Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) decide to enter the Framework, planning to ‘wake’ the team. Of course, nothing ever works out as imagined in this universe. Daisy emerges in the VR realm to the news that she and her boyfriend are getting called in on a mission. Daisy assumes that she’s about to see Lincoln, saying his name before emerging into the bedroom. As she moves through the room we see a photo of Daisy and her beau. Spoiler alert: it’s not Lincoln.

That’s right folks, it’s time for things to get weird. Many long-time watchers of Agents of SHIELD have been calling for Brett Dalton’s return since Hive exploded at the end of last season and, as first reported by EW, their pleas have been heard. Although he has yet to actually reappear on the show, Marvel themselves offered confirmation of Framework Grant Ward, with further assurances from the showrunners.

As revealed in the latest episode, the premise of Aida’s Framework is that a regret will be fixed for each of the agents. Of course, fixing things can have unpredictable results. It seems that Grant Ward looms large in the list of regrets for Daisy, now seemingly immersed in the persona of the character we first met, Skye. At this stage it isn’t clear how hard people in the Framework have to fight to hold on to reality, and ‘real’ Daisy has no reason to love Ward. It’s anyone’s guess how this particular Skyeward reunion will play out. But one thing’s for sure, Brett Dalton is back and, in a moment I never thought would happen, I’ll leave you with some final thoughts from Jed Whedon: “…we wanted to have Brett back. We missed him.”

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns Tuesday April 4, 10PM on ABC