Carlos PenaVega and Alexa PenaVega to star in ‘Love At the Kettle’ on Great American Family

Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega
Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega. Photo Credit: Aaron Gatewood.

Carlos PenaVega and Alexa PenaVega will star in the new film “Love At the Kettle,” which will air on Great American Family. #Powerjournalist Markos Papadatos has the scoop.

Great American Family announced Carlos PenaVega (“Big Time Rush”) and Alexa PenaVega (“Spy Kids”) are set to star in the new, original movie, “Love At the Kettle,” which will have its World Premiere on the network as part of Great American Christmas 2024. The highly popular holiday movie event returns to air all-new Original movies this holiday season.

Great American Family’s Christmas event, Great American Christmas, which will kick off on October 11, 2024.

The PenaVegas will executive produce the film in Nashville, with pop culture multi-hyphenate, Mario Lopez (Once Upon a Christmas Wish) co-producing. For Christmas enthusiasts who cannot wait 125 days until the return of Great American Christmas, Great American Media announces Great American Christmas in July begins July 1 on Great American Family and streaming on Great American Pure Flix with 24/7, around the clock holiday movies, royal movie marathons, and beloved, faith-filled stories of the season.

In “Love At the Kettle,” up-and-coming singer songwriter Bella Harlan (Alexa PenaVega) comes home for Christmas and enlists her high-school songwriting partner Jack Grayton (Carlos PenaVega) to craft a song to win back her rockstar boyfriend by Christmas. As the two reunite for the first time in a decade, they embark on a Christmas journey down memory lane, and soon realize true love may be closer than they thought.

The heart of the movie centers on Jack’s role with The Salvation Army, and Bella soon finds herself inspired by his devotion and passion to a life of doing the most good. Filled with charming original music and its share of twists and turns, “Love At the Kettle” demonstrates the importance of never losing sight of the ones who matter the most.

“This is our second film this year with Carlos and Alexa, and I am so excited to be reunited and working with them on a number of projects that are different from the typical rom com,” said Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Great American Media. “The PenaVegas are about faith, family, compassion, and love. With Alexa and Carlos starring in and co-executive producing with Mario Lopez a story that celebrates faith, Christmas, and one of the most beloved charitable organizations in America, The Salvation Army — it is guaranteed to be a winning moment for our viewers,” Abbott concluded.

“We are so excited about “Love at the Kettle” because it represents everything Carlos and I love about Christmas and the holiday season. We want to be a light in this industry and to offer families positive, uplifting and faith-filled stories,” said Alexa PenaVega.

“We also feel fortunate to have worked with The Salvation Army for a number of years, and we look forward to representing the authentic goodness behind the brand and mission,” Carlos PenaVega added.

“Love At the Kettle” is executive produced by Mark Roberts, Mario Lopez, Alexa PenaVega, and Carlos Penavega. Brian Herzlinger directed from an original screenplay that was written by Horace Priester.