ShowBizzBuzz: Will Blagrove in holiday laugher ‘The Christmas Classic’

3 min readDec 29, 2023
Will Blagrove and Pamela Witte in ‘The Christmas Classic’

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Who is Buzzworthy?

Actor Will Blagrove, who hits the slopes with big laughs in the seasonal holiday film The Christmas Classic, available VOD on all major streamers from Quiver Distribution.

What is the premise of The Christmas Classic?

The film is described as following: Elizabeth Bird, who returns to her hometown intent on buying a rundown ski resort on orders from her boss and future father-in-law. Unfortunately, her plan to avoid her oddball family fails when she accidentally bumps into her sister and is forced to stay through Christmas. The complications continue as she gets to know the charming ski resort owner causing her question if she should marry her rich, controlling fiancé or stay back home surrounded by love and family?

Will portrays Akeem Baptiste, a fun-loving Caribbean native married to Elizabeth’s kooky aunt Betsy.

What else do we know about The Christmas Classic?

Will appears in the film alongside Malin Akerman, who stars as Elizabeth, and Amy Smart as her sister Lynn. Actor Ryan Hansen is the resort owner and Pamela Witte is Aunt Betsy, Will’s wife in the movie. Shane Dax Taylor directed the film and co-wrote the holiday-themed script with Austin Nichols.

What does Will Blagrove have to say about his experience?

“I loved working with Shane Dax Taylor. He’s an actor’s director — he really lets you play and create the character,” Blagrove explains.

Where else have we seen Will Blagrove?

Will has been popping up alongside comedy veteran Amy Schumer lately, recurring in Inside Amy Schumer on Paramount+ and Life & Beth on Hulu. He also played Keith Michaels on the CW’s Black Lightning, and appeared on Quantico, Broad City, Mysteries of Laura, Law & Order SVU, and Gossip Girl. His film credits include Lionsgate’s Divergent, James L. Brooks’ comedy How Do You Know with Paul Rudd, and the starring role in the indie drama, Cost of a Soul, about a soldier returning home from the Iraq war.

What else do we know about Will Blagrove?

Gamers and kids know Will from a bunch of projects. He is the voice of ‘Righteous Thunder’ in the Sony PlayStation’s Powers, and Jackson Ellis in the NBA 2K games. On Nickelodeon, he voices several animated characters, including Nabu on Winx Club, Daddy Lion in Go Diego Go, and Chase on Super Wings.

What’s next for Will Blagrove?

Audiences can see Will coming soon in the indie film Thirsty starring Kyra Sedgwick and Sung Kang, and in season two of American Rust with Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney on Amazon’s Freevee.

How can you keep up with Will Blagrove?

Find out more at:
Instagram: @willblagrove
FB: /WillBlagrove
X: @willblagrove




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