A Christmas Prince (TV Movie for Netflix)
Name: A Christmas Prince
001. Synopsis (below)
- 001. Synopsis
The film centres around a journalist from New York who is sent to Eastern Europe to cover a royal event. Joel McVeagh plays the best friend of Rose McIver‘s character, who goes to work in a European country, where she encounters the royal family.
- 003. Movie Informations Timeline
In mid-February, Rose Mciver has gone to Romania for professional purposes. Indeed, we later learned that she was there with other actors in order to shoot a film for Netflix -which will be released on the platform by the end of the year-. Check out the chronology below for all informations.
Feb 17th, 2017 – Rose McIver: “TAS-mania to RO-mania begins. Only 38 hours to go.“
Feb 24th, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “Delighted to be working with #AliceKrige on a #netflix project. Heading off to #Romania 2 re connect with old mates.“
Mar 1st, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “Cannot believe how glorious the weather is here in
#Bucharest #Romania. Delighted to be working here for #Netflix and loving my free day!“
Mar 7th, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “Just got in from a really really long day and long forward to a day off tomorrow.. Not allowed to talk about the production or cast or anything…what a shame but I can tell you I am having a Good time and love my fellow cast members!“
Mar 8th, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “Always enjoy getting to know new people, discovering genuine talent & delightful character. A real trooper too. What a combo Rose McIver.“
Mar 12th, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “Final days in
#Romania & quick stop back to #London b4 heading for #LA. Hope they welcome this little resident alien back with open arms.“
Week 10 – A lot of actors participating in this project finished their shooting in week 10. However, concerning Rose, she has not finished and she’s still there.
Mar 14th, 2017 – Sarah Douglas: “This was not for OA…this is a stand alone TV movie….out at the end of the year on Netflix.“
At the end of April 2017, we finally learned the name of Rose’s newest movie; ‘A Christmas Prince‘ as well as its release date which will be around the festive period. We also learnt that Joel McVeagh will play her best friend.
- 004. Joel McVeagh Interview
Joel McVeagh of Thackley started performing aged 11 at Centre Stage in Yeadon then the Yorkshire School of Acting. Aged 18 he started teaching junior classes and became an acting coach, along with training in the school’s adult classes. Joel has been in Romania recently filming Netflix movie A Christmas Prince. He plays the best friend of a character played by New Zealand actress Rose McIver, who goes to work in a European country, where she encounters the royal family.
Joel landed the role following an audition in London earlier this year. He recalls his reaction when Matt called with the news. “I just sat in my bed in shock then ran into the living-room and told my mum who jumped around the room with excitement!” he said. “When the filming came around in March, besides getting the script, I had no information about anything else until I landed in Romania. When I got on set I found out the film was led by Rose McIver. That was a real shocker as she’s the lead in an American TV series, iZombie.
“It co-stars Daniel Fathers who was massive in my childhood, from Disney movies Camp Rock 1 and 2. It was an honour to meet him, he shared amazing acting advice and recommended books I should read, such as Michael Caine: Acting in Film. I’ve read it twice since coming home.
“The filming experience was amazing. On my first day I was talking straight into camera. The whole crew was lovely.”
Matt said: “Joel is extrem