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Pictures: Summer Glau as an elf

Here are a couple of new images from Summers new christmas movie "Help for the Holidays."

 

 

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Help for the Holidays is coming to Hallmark Channel on Dec. 9, Summer plays Santa's elf Christine, who spends her days making toys and getting progressively bored to tears.

An emergency wish from a little boy in L.A. gives her the reprieve she’s been hoping for. The kid is desperate for a genuine family Christmas – something his workaholic parents never provide — and it’s pretty Christine who gets dispatched to L.A. to help make it happen.

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Date: 26 Oct 2012 | Comments (7)

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Help for the Holidays - Synopsis

Summer Glau in Help for the Holidays

 
 
The Hallmark Channel published a more detailed synopsys for 'Help for the Holidays'.
 
Summer Glau's upcoming movie, will premiere on Sunday, December 9, 2012, as part of 'The Heart of Christmas', the 12 new movies of Christmas, begining November 3 and featuring a new movie each weekend.
 
 

From Hallmark's press release, October 2012 :

You know, it's hard out there for an elf. First of all, you live up in the North Pole, where there's really nothing much to do. No malls. A crummy dating scene. And good luck trying to find a decent restaurant. Now imagine that this elf is young and beautiful, and she's stuck making toys all day long - and all night long, too.

This is the premise that launches "Help for the Holidays," a charming Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere on Sunday, December 9 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C).

The film stars Summer Glau ("Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles") as Santa's elf Christine, a young lass busily making toys and getting bored to tears up in the Pole. Christine is convinced that this is pretty much as good as it's going to get when Santa receives an emergency wish from a little boy in Los Angeles. It seems that the boy is desperate for a genuine family Christmas with his too-busy clan, and it's Christine who gets dispatched to L.A. to help make it happen. She interviews to be the nanny for kids Ally (Izabela Vidovic, "Christmas Angel") and Will (Mason Cook," Spy Kids: All the Time in the World"), who are too often left unsupervised and dismissed as an afterthought by their parents Sara (Eva La Rue of "CSI: Miami") and Scott (Dan Gauthier of "One Life to Live"). Mom and Dad, you see, run a mega-successful holiday store, and as a result their kids too often get left without a real Christmas to call their own.

Winter is soon upon us but all is not lost, we have Summer coming! It should be a great Christmas with this movie to enjoy. More, Summer Glau as an Elf, coming to L.A. to be the nanny for two dismissed kids makes 'Help for the Holidays' look supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Watch lovely pictures of Summer Glau as an elf in the News.

Date: 25 Oct 2012 | Comments (1)

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Help for the Holidays - Press Release

Summer Glau in Hallmark Channel Help for the Holidays

 
The Hallmark Channel has released informations on Summer Glau's upcoming Christmas movie Help for the Holidays.
 
Help for the Holidays, set to premiere on December 9 at 8pm,  is one of the twelve Hallmark Channel original movies scheduled before Christmas.

Be careful the premiere date announced previously at IMDb has been changed to December 9, which means less time to wait before we see Summer as an elf :-)

 

"HELP FOR THE HOLIDAYS"

Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Sunday, December 9 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C)

Starring: Summer Glau, Eva La Rue, Dan Gauthier, John Brotherton

Although she loves Christmas, Santa's elf Christine (Glau) wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the North Pole. When Santa receives an emergency wish from a little boy in Los Angeles, he puts Christine on special assignment, sending her to L.A. to give the VanCamp family - mom Sara (La Rue), dad Scott (Gauthier), and their two kids - a holiday wake-up call.

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Date: 25 Sep 2012 | Comments (7)

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Help for the Holidays - More on-set pictures

Make-up artist Michael Spezzano posted more on-set photos of Summer Glau, with or without her Elf ears. These photos offer a glimpse at the set and at Summer's costume in the movie. It seems they had a lot of fun filming Summer's new Christmas movie for the Hallmark channel.

 

Summer Glau in her ELF EARS!

On set

 

Here's a lovely picture of Summer in full costume and makeup previously posted by Michael.

On set

 

Take a look at the Gallery for more on-set pictures of Summer in Help for the Holidays.

Gallery link: Movies > Help for the Holidays (2012) > On set

Help for the Holidays is set to premiere on December 9, 2012 on the Hallmark Channel

Date: 18 Sep 2012 | Comments (6)

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Help for the holidays - Summer's fairy look and a major spoiler

Summer Glau filmed on August a Christmas movie for the US channel Hallmark in which her character, Christine Prancer, is an elf. Make-up artist Michael Spezzano, who worked on the movie, posted on his blog another photo of Summer taken during the filming.

This new photo reveals quite a bit on Summer's look on the movie. Like in Spezzano's previously posted photo,  this one shows Summer Glau's pointy ears, which as we know any good elf should have; but we have also a good look at her final makeup and costume.
 

Have you ever seen a better looking Elf?

Help for the holidays - Summer's fairy look

 
The photo is accompanied by the following commentary, that explains Spezzano's choice of makeup (Mary Lou Manizer by theBalm), gives a summary of the movie plot and a major spoiler on Summer's role :
 
I used this [honey-hued luminizer] on my actress SUMMER GLAU, on my last movie, HELP FOR THE HOLIDAY'S, where she played a Elf from Santa's Village that comes to the real world to help a family re-discover Christmas spirit, and falls in love in the process. So I wanted her too look fairy-like through the whole film.
 
'Help for the Holidays' is set to premiere on December 9, 2012 on the Hallmark Channel

 

More infos/gossip on the filming, including a glimpse of Summer's elf costume :

Date: 12 Sep 2012 | Comments (7)

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Help for the Holidays - News on Summer's Christmas movie

Help for the Holidays - Hallmark Christmas movie

Summer Glau's latest film Help for the Holidays is finally referenced at movie and tv database IMDb. More informations are available like Summer Glau's character name, Christine Prancer.
 
Summer's co-stars are Eva LaRue (CSI: Miami), Dan Gauthier or young actor Mason Cook. The movie was directed by Bradford May, who is specialized in tv movie and also in tv series like Smalville, or JAG.
 
Help for the Holidays is set to air on December 9, 2012 on the Hallmark Channel
 
If you're not afraid of spoilers, you can read gossip from the set, including a short synopsys and on set pictures.
 
Date: 08 Sep 2012 | Comments (5)

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