A Christmas For Mary

Release Date:  12/8/20; OWN
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  David DeCoteau
Studio(s):  Hybrid; OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network; Harpo Films
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Vivica A. Fox (Vivian), Jackée Harry (Deborah), Morgan Dixon (Lena), Leah Briese (Stephanie), Alonzo B. Slater (Michael), Ricco Ross (David), Kelli Dawn Hancock (Claudia), Chris Rouse (Earl), Mercedez Ja’Miece (Julie).

Story:  A holiday tale of rediscovery and renewal when up-and-coming journalist Lena Jones (Dixon) is tasked with delivering a story by Christmas that will wow her boss, magazine editor Vivian Vaye (Fox), who is dangling a promotion to head writer over Lena’s head. Intrigued by a portrait of a mysterious woman painted by her late grandfather, Lena journeys to the small town of Pineville, where with her mother, Deborah’s (Harry) blessing and support, Lena uncovers a long-ago forgotten tale of young love that not only uncovers cherished memories of the past, but also inspires Lena to follow her heart and find her own true love … and her perfect Christmas story.  Source(s):  Shadow & Act; Black Film & TV.