Could Taking the Reins be the first Hallmark movie that Wendy enjoyed more than Megan? Listen in as the ladies of Long Story Short discuss Taking the Reins, the third movie in this year’s Fall Harvest line up. But first, how bad was the digital fall foliage?
Don’t Miss our Bonus Countdown to Christmas Episode!
Look for another bonus episode on Friday, October 1st from us in your podcast feed!
We will preview the first nine Countdown to Christmas movies! Listen in for our first impressions, plus if we plan to watch it or skip it based strictly on cast and synopsis.
We also will talk about the impending IATSE strike and how that might affect Hallmark Channel’s plan of premiering 41 new movies during the holiday season. And finally, what we hope for from movie #9 – #30.
News and Notes About Taking the Reins
- This movie was filmed on location in Connecticut.
- Taking the Reins was previously titled Love at the Steeplechase.
- Filming wrapped in July 2021.
- The production company for this movie told Hartford Courant that leaves would be digitally recolored.
Chemistry Between Nikki DeLoach and Scott Porter?
Spoiler alert: Wendy says that the kiss between characters Sam (Nikki DeLoach) and Luke (Scott Porter) was the hottest kiss she’s seen from ANY Hallmark movie this year. The chemistry between Nikki DeLoach and Scott Porter was perfect. Great casting!
Did you like Taking the Reins? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you thought of last week’s Hallmark movie!
Catch Up on all the Fall Harvest Movies
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Don’t miss out on our reviews of the 2021 Fall Harvest movies: