CANADIAN DIRECTOR MONIKA MITCHELL TO DIRECTOR ‘THE KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ FOR NETFLIX, VANESSA HUDGENS TO STAR & EXECUTIVE PRODUCE

Cameras will roll this April in Ontario, Canada.

Vanessa Hudgens, Netflix, Monika Mitchell

VANESSA HUDGENS TO STAR & EXECUTIVE PRODUCE ‘THE KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ FOR NETFLIX
Vanessa Hudgens has boarded Netflix’s The Knight Before Christmas, a feature which the High School Musical and Rent: Live star will also executive produce.

The pic, directed by Monika Mitchell and written by Cara Russell, follows a gallant English knight who seeks out his true quest after a sorceress inadvertently sends him from the medieval era to present day. While there he soon finds himself falling for a caring high school science teacher who is disillusioned by love. Josh Whitehouse, who stars in MGM’s reboot of Valley Girl and the upcoming HBO Game of Thrones prequel, also stars. Cameras will roll this April in Ontario, Canada. READ MORE


VANESSA HUDGENS TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE AND STAR IN NETFLIX’S THE KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
We must have been good this year, because Vanessa Hudgens is adding to her holiday movie commitments. According to Deadline, the star will executive produce and star in a Netflix original movie titled The Knight Before Christmas. Hudgens’ producer credit on the film marks a first for the star. No release date is set yet.

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The Knight Before Christmas is a love story that involves a time-traveling English knight from the past who unexpectedly finds his way to the present, and of course, falls in love. Deadline reports that the knight’s paramour will be “a caring high school science teacher who is disillusioned by love.” Could that be the role Hudgens is playing? It hasn’t been confirmed yet, so we’ll have to see. READ MORE


MONIKA MITCHELL SHOOTS FOR NETFLIX
Toronto – It’s been about a month since the news broke that Netflix would be making a huge investment to produce Canadian content in Canada. Yesterday we learned that award-winning director Monika Mitchell will begin production on a fantasy feature for the streaming service titled The Knight Before Christmas. When you think about it, it’s a title that has been waiting to be made.

Written by Cara Russell, the cast is led by American actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens (pictured), who also serves as one of the Executive Producers on the project. The Vanessa Hudgens, Monika Mitchell Shoots for Netflix, image,California-based actress is best known for playing Emily Locke in the series Powerless. We’re fairly certain 29-year-old Josh Whitehouse gets to play the titular knight. READ MORE

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