Amazon Freevee to Present Its First Original Holiday Film

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

Amazon Freevee is getting into the holiday spirit with its first original holiday movie, which will debut later this year.

Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale) have been cast as the romantic leads in Hotel for the Holidays. The film focuses on an ensemble of guests and staff at the Hotel Fontaine in New York City around Christmas. Petsch plays Georgia, an ambitious young woman and manager of the luxury hotel which attracts an array of guests from heartbroken singles, an infamous pop star and a European ex-prince who abdicates his throne. Georgia’s professional and personal life become complicated when she is caught between the charming hotel chef Luke (Massoud) and thee sophisticated ex-prince staying at the hotel.

The cast also includes Max Lloyd-Jones (The Book of Boba Fett) as Prince Raymond, Kayleigh Shikanai (American Gods) as Pandora, Jami Belushi (According to Jim) as Kiki, Neil Crone (It) as Milton, and Jayne Eastwood (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) as Florence.


Hotel for the Holidays is created by Brad Krevoy and executive produced by Krevoy, Lorenzo Nardini, and Amy Krell on behalf of the Motion Picture Corporation of America, along with producer David Anselmo, and executive producers Susie Belzberg Krevoy and Ernie Barbarash. The film is directed and executive produced by Ron Oliver, and written by Maggie Lane and Margarita Matthews.