Sarah Paulson, Karen Allen and Emily Alyn Lind have been added to the cast of Hallmark Hall of Fame telepic “November Christmas,” to be aired the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend on CBS.
John Corbett and Sam Elliott have previously been announced. Pic, based on the short story of the same name by Greg Coppa, is written by P’nenah Goldstein, who penned former Hallmark original “Loving Leah,” which aired in 2009.
Director is Robert Harmon, vet of several “Jessie Stone” telepics. Brent Shields is exec producer, while David Rosemont produces.
“November Christmas” is being shot in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Storyline involves a small Rhode Island community where neighbors band to together to create holiday moments for a girl who is facing a serious illness. The story is told in flashbacks from her perspective at a healthy age 23.