Ree Drummond is making her acting debut in a Discovery + movie called Candy coated Christmas. The pioneer woman star portrays a baker who is not too far from reality. Fans have been getting into the holiday spirit and have started seeing Drummond on screen and have a lot of ideas.
What is ‘Candy Coated Christmas’ about?
Drummond is one of the beloved stars on the Food Network and it was a no-brainer casting her for a Christmas-themed movie. Kathleen Finch, director of lifestyle brands for Discovery Inc., said in a press release that “nearly 60 million viewers watched the Food Network between Halloween and New Year’s Day.” This is the main reason Discovery is now entering the Christmas movie business.
Candy coated Christmas It also stars Molly McCook, Aaron O’Connell, Jae Suh Park, John McCook, Lee Garlington, Landry Townsend, among others.
Drummond plays Bee, owner of Bee’s Bakery, who befriends Molly when she arrives in Peppermint Hollow, the mint capital of the world.
The movie is now streaming on the discovery + service.
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What are fans saying about Ree Drummond’s performance?
Drummond’s work as an actor is now in the open for all. After the debut of Candy coated Christmas, many fans have taken to Drummond’s Instagram profile to leave their thoughts on his performance. The reviews are positive and most of them support the celebrity chef in this new endeavor.
“It was adorable and you did an amazing job, Ree!” replied a fan.
“Seen! You were a natural! The real star of the show!” Added a follower.
“I saw it this morning on discovery plus. I loved it, ”said one Instagram user.
“This is great…. Just when you thought you had done it big… YOU WON IT VERY BIG !!! Very proud of you !!!” another fan mentioned.
“I just saw Ree !!! I loved it, of course, I am a fool for a good family wins, love story !! You did great !! Please send in brownie sandwiches! “another follower commented.
“I just saw the movie. It was so cute! You were great! “Said another Instagram user.
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Ree Drummond was nervous about acting
The pioneer woman Star is used to being in front of a camera, but she’s used to playing herself. Upon Candy coated Christmas, Drummond plays a fictional character and has to follow a script. It was in August that the Food Network star spoke about making her acting debut in a movie.
“Look at those tight knees, I was sure I would end up passing out like those bridesmaids / groomsmen we used to see fall into America’s Funniest Home VideosDrummond said in an Instagram post where he shared photos from the film set.
Drummond continued: “I was nervous filming this movie because I’m not an actor, and being on a film set in Utah was a completely different experience than filming a cooking show in my own kitchen. Fortunately, once a woman reaches fifty, the possibility of embarrassing herself doesn’t really stop her from doing anything in life. “
And that’s the reason the fans love The pioneer woman because she always takes risks and is not afraid to make fun of herself either.