All my dreams are coming true!

This year, I’m even more excited than usual because Lifetime is FINALLY giving us a Christmas movie with an LGBTQ couple!!

Actors Ben Lewis and Blake Lee will be starring as the main couple in The Christmas Set Up. I bet their chemistry will be UNREAL, because they’re actually married in real life!!


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As if that weren’t cool enough, Fran Drescher will be in the film! You might know her as the fashion icon from The Nanny with the beautiful laugh.


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And to top it all off, Ellen Wong – from GLOW and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World – will be playing the best friend!


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Lifetime released a statement saying, “The world we create on camera should reflect the world we live in. … Our hope with these inclusive films and others is that people will see themselves while enjoying universally relatable holiday romances.”

Obviously, people online have been stoked over the news:

@etalkCTV Lifetime if this is your way to get me to start back watching lifetime movies then you are SUCCEEDING.
GIVE ME A GAY CHRISTMAS!!!!!

fran drescher playing ben lewis’ mom in a christmas movie?? who read my secret wishlist and decided to make dreams come true ✨

Thank you, Lifetime, for giving us the LGBTQ representation we deserve!!

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