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Kellie Pickler to Star in Hallmark Movie 'Christmas at Graceland'

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Kellie Pickler to Star in Hallmark Movie 'Christmas at Graceland'

June 05, 2018

Elvis Presley's Graceland will have a starring role in the upcoming Hallmark original movie, "Christmas at Graceland.' 

The movie stars country star and 2018 Daytime Emmy Award nominee Kellie Pickler, who currently hosts CMT's daytime talk show, "Pickler & Ben." 

Pickler stars as Laurel, an executive from Chicago who travels to Memphis with the hopes of purchasing an old family-owned bank. While in Memphis, Laurel reunites with her ex-boyfriend, Clay, a local music promoter. Though Laurel tries to focus on her business acquisition, Clay is persuasive and reminds her of the days when they were a performing duo on the brink of stardom. 

Will Laurel return to her musical roots and fall for Clay again? Audiences will find out when the movie airs as part of Hallmark Channel's No. 1 rated program event, Countdown to Christmas.

"Christmas at Graceland"will film at Graceland beginning on July 9, and it will feature Elvis music, too.

Country star Kellie Pickler got her start as a contestant on "American Idol." She's topped the charts with hits like "Red High Heels," "Best Days of Your Life," "Don't You Know You're Beautiful" and "I Wonder." She and dancer Derek Hough won the 16th season of "Dancing with the Stars" in 2013. She now co-hosts "Pickler & Ben" with reporter Ben Aaron.

Stay tuned to Graceland.com as more details about the movie become available.