Candy Cane Candidate Cast

Candy Cane Candidate Cast: The movie Candy Cane Candidate stars Jacky Lai and Jake Epstein as the main cast. Let’s have a look at the detailed information about the movie cast, & crew, plot, trailer, and photos.

Candy Cane Candidate is a Lifetime original TV movie set to release on December 20, 2021, as a part of Lifetime’s Christmas holiday movie celebration ‘It’s a Wonderful Lifetime starring Jacky Lai and Jake Epstein. The movie also stars Kara Duncan, Mickey Nguyen, Stephanie Herrera, Jinny Wong, Edwina Renout, Benedict Marsh, and Danny Vo.

Candy Cane Candidate follows the charming Julia who returns to her hometown for Christmastime after the loss of her recent political campaign for the city council. Jacky Lai starred as Julia, and Jake Epstein starred as Parker, her old high school rival.

Candy Cane Candidate is directed by Pat Kiely, who is an actor, and producer, his directorial credit includes the recently released TV movies “Christmas in My Heart,” and “Cupids on Beacon Street.” Produced by Shane Boucher, and Caitlin Delaney. Arnie Zipursky, Fernando Szew, Hannah Pillemer, Larry Grimaldi, and Megan Ellstrom serve as executive producers.

Movie Details

Movie NameCandy Cane Candidate
DirectorPat Kiely
ProducersShane Boucher, Caitlin Delaney, Arnie Zipursky, Fernando Szew, Hannah Pillemer, Larry Grimaldi
WritersMelissa Bustamante
EditorRyan Kovack
Country of OriginUnited States
Release DateDecember 20, 2021
Original NetworkLifetime

Candy Cane Candidate Main Cast

Jacky Lai

Jacky Lai
Jacky Lai(Source: Instagram)

Jacky Lai Quick Biography

Date of BirthNovember 10
Home TownToronto, Canada
Known forthe roles Suzy Yung in “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” and as Young Nun in “Once Upon a Time.”
Social AccountsInstagram

Jake Epstein

Jake Epstein
Jake Epstein(Source: Instagram)

Jake Epstein Quick Biography

Date of Birth16 January 1987
Age34 Years(as of 2021)
Home TownToronto, Canada
Known forthe Gemini Award-winning performance on “Degrassi,” Jake played the character of Craig Manning, a musician with bipolar disorder. Recurring roles “Designated Survivor,” “Suits,” and “Gone.”
Social AccountsInstagram

Candy Cane Candidate Full Cast List

  • Jake Epstein as Parker
  • Jacky Lai as Julia
  • Stephanie Herrera as Mayor Rodriguez
  • Mickeey Nguyen as Jax
  • Kara Duncan as Lucy
  • Jinny Wong as Stella
  • Benedict Marsh as Nick
  • Edwina Renout as Sylvie
  • Danny Vo as Daniel Nguyen

Candy Cane Candidate Plot

“Julia returns to her hometown of North Falls for Christmas after her recent political campaign for city council ended in a landslide loss. She realizes coming home means running into her old high school rival, Parker.”


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Lifetime’s ‘Candy Cane Candidate’premiere on December 20, 2021, at 8/7c. Don’t miss to watch.

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