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Fran Drescher Is a Merry Meddler in New Trailer for “The Christmas Setup”

The forthcoming film is Lifetime's first LGBTQ holiday movie.

Fran Drescher is here to spread some holiday cheer!

Lifetime has finally released the first trailer for the network’s upcoming first LGBTQ holiday movie, The Christmas Setup. Call us Mary because we are already feeling the holiday spirit.

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As NewNowNext previously reported, real-life married couple Ben Lewis (Arrow, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) and Blake Lee (Parks and Recreation, Mixology) play Hugo and Patrick, respectively, two former high school friends who fall for each other when Hugo returns to his hometown for the holidays.

The plot details from the Lifetime press site read:

Hugo, a New York corporate lawyer, and his best friend Madelyn head to Milwaukee to spend the holidays with his mom Kate, who is also in charge of the local Christmas celebrations. Ever the matchmaker, Kate arranges for Hugo to run into Patrick, Hugo’s high school friend and secret crush, who has recently returned after a successful stint in Silicon Valley. As they enjoy the local holiday festivities together, Hugo and Patrick’s attraction to each other is undeniable, and it looks as though Kate’s well-intentioned Santa-style matchmaking is a success. But as Hugo receives word of a big promotion requiring a move to London, he must decide what is most important to him.

The new preview shows Hugo and Patrick’s swoon-ful reunion, but it’s Drescher who steals the show as Kate, Hugo’s mother. She’s not only ecstatic about her son being back home but that he has a potential mistletoe meet-cute with a holiday hunk.

The Christmas Setup premieres December 12 on Lifetime. Check out the trailer below.
 

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