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Kansas City Chiefs, Hallmark Team Up For Holiday Movie

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Hallmark are teaming up for a holiday movie to air later this year. Find out more details about this partnership below.

Kansas City Chiefs and Hallmark Team Up For Holiday Movie

The Kansas City Chiefs and Hallmark are partnering with the NFL and Skydance Sports for the holiday movie Holiday Touchdown: A Chiefs Love Story. The film will premiere this winter on Hallmark Channel during the network’s 15th annual Countdown to Christmas event.

The film stars Tyler Hynes (Shifting Gears), Hunter King (The Santa Summit), and Ed Begler Jr. (Better Call Saul). Production begins next month, with filming to take place in Kansas City, Missouri. One of the locations will be GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the Chiefs.

“We are honored to partner with Hallmark on a project as unique as this,” Chiefs president Mark Donovan said in a statement. “As a club, we pride ourselves on exploring new ways to grow our brand, as well as connect with new audiences. This partnership unites two passionate fanbases and gives us an opportunity to show Chiefs Kingdom’s energy and tradition on one of the most-watched channels during the holiday season.”

Touchdown: A Chiefs Love Story Synopsis

Here is the film’s official logline via the Chiefs website:

In Holiday Touchdown: A Chiefs Love Story, Alana Higman (King) is sure that her family’s lifelong history as Kansas City Chiefs superfans makes them a frontrunner to win the team’s “Fan of the Year” contest. Derrick (Hynes), Director of Fan Engagement, is tasked with evaluating how Alana and her family stack up against the other two finalists. As the pair spends time together, it’s clear there’s a spark between them but when her grandfathers (Begley Jr.) vintage Chiefs, good luck winter hat goes missing, Alana begins to doubt everything she believed about fate, destiny and even questions her future with Derrick – unless, that is, a little Christmas magic can throw a Hail Mary.

It is unknown if any of the Chiefs’ players will appear in Holiday TouchdownSwifties would love nothing more than for Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift to appear in the movie. You’ll have to tune in this winter and see if it happens.