The forthcoming Lifetime Movie Scentsational Christmas includes a lead cast with Nanzneen Contractor and Mykee Selkin.
You might’ve second-guessed the plot by the movie’s portmanteau title. Yes! the upcoming Lifetime holiday movie is about a girl named Ellie who is a perfumer.
It is one of 26 Lifetime’s new holiday movies that will be releasing this year. Learn in brief about the upcoming movie’s cast, release date, and synopsis, in the article below:
Meet Lifetime Movie Scentsational Christmas Cast
Most of the cast of Scentsational Christmas are already familiar with holiday movies. They’ve already appeared in holiday movies previously.
Nazneen Contractor As Ellie
Nazneen Contractor is an Indian-born Canadian actress who plays the lead role of Ellie in the Lifetime movie.
Ellie is a perfumer who meets Logan, a writer, who is back home for the holidays. Eventually, they start feeling for each other. Don’t forget to watch the cute holiday movie which is soon to be released.
The Canadian actress is not the only cast of Indian origin in the upcoming movie. Actor Sugith Varughese who plays her onscreen father Jamar’s role was also born in India.
She is a mother to her two children, a son, Darius Rota, and a daughter, Avalucia, whom she shares with her husband, Carlo Rota. He is also an actor.
Mykee Selkin As Logan
Mykee Selkin appears as Logan in the upcoming Lifetime movie.
Love sparks ignite between him and Ellie while she visits her father’s home for the holidays.
This isn’t Selkin’s first-holiday movie. He has already appeared as Devon in the 2021 movie A Chance for Christmas. Whereas, he will appear in Jack’s role in the 2022 movie Designing Christmas which is soon to be released.
Some of Selkin’s acting credits include Jesse Howard in Cooking Up Love, Max in Alpha Hippie, Deus Rex in Cleansed, Sam in Three Wishes, Owiti Chikezie in Waste Paper, Paris in Banish‘d, and more.
Sugith Varughese As Jamar
The 65-year-old actor, Sugith Varughese, appears in Jamar’s role (Ellie’s father) in the movie.
Jamar is the lead role, Ellie’s father, who owns a candle shop. He isn’t benefitting from the business. The shop is on the verge of collapsing which is need to be saved.
He is a Canadian actor, writer, and director born in Cochin, Kerala, India. However, Varughese grew up in western Canada. Raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Sugith, attended York University where he earned a Master of Fine Arts.
Varughese is also an award-winning actor boasting over 100 acting credits, currently 105 excluding his upcoming 4 acting credits. The Canadian actor has a career spanning almost four decades, currently 39 years.
Jennifer Gibson As Mindee
Jennifer Gibson who plays Mindee in the movie has a career span of three decades in the industry.
The actress is best recognized for Suits, Maps to the Stars, and A Dog’s Way Home. Besides acting, the actress has also served as a director and a producer thus far.
She has one credit for serving as an executive producer in the 2021 television movie Christmas Movie Magic. Likewise, she also has worked as a producer for Maybe This Time which is in the post-production process.
The veteran actress has a daughter named, Georgia. She studies in grade 3. The mother-daughter spent quality time together giving snippets of those moments via her Instagram.
Robin Dunne As Andrew
The 46-year-old, Robin Dunne, portrays Andrew’s role in the Lifetime movie.
Dunne also comes in the list of the cast whose first-holiday movie isn’t Scentsational Christmas. He has appeared in various holiday-movie during his acting career including The Enchanted Christmas Cake, The Christmas Temp, and more.
He was previously married to Hiedi Lenhart; however, their marital life came to an end. Dunne exchanged a wedding vow with his co-star Farrah Aviva. They welcomed their firstborn in March 2021.
Samantha Helt As Nastia
Samantha Helt starts in Nastia’s role in the upcoming movie.
The actress is best recognized for appearing in Boys vs. Girls, Hello Stranger, and Beauty and the Beast. Helt is a recipient of Best Ensemble Cast alongside her co-stars for “Boys vs. Girls.”
Michael Gordin Shore As Elijah
Richard Waugh As Raymond
Arcade Riley As Jack, and more.
Director: Robert Vaughn
Writers: Rickie Castaneda and Megan Hocking
Sebastian Battro: Executive producer’
Tom Berry: Executive producer
Louisa Cadywould: Executive producer
Lewis Chesler: Executive Producer, and more
Scentasational Christmas Plot Synopsis And Release Date
The forthcoming holiday-movie Scentasational Christmas has a cute plot that will warm your hearts this Christmas.
Lifetime: Scentsational Christmas Synopsis
Boss of Ellie, a perfumer, played by Nazneen gives her a task to create a holiday scent. She makes her way home in search of inspiration for the given task.
There the perfumer encounters a man named Logan (played by Mykee) who is staying with her father, Jamar (played by Sugith). Logan is a handsome yet bookish writer who is also in search of inspiration for his writing.
Logan is staying at Ellie’s family’s historic property, which comprises the perfumer’s late mother’s former candle-making cottage.
They work together to keep her mother’s struggling candle business afloat. Eventually, the perfumer and the writer develop something special between them as they work.
Scentsational Christmas Release Date
The movie is set to release on December 8, 2022, in the United States.
Just like the varied title of the movie in different countries, the release dates also vary accordingly. The release dates are presented in chronological order in the table underneath.
Don’t forget to mark your calendars after learning about the release date of the movie.