Former "General Hospital" star Vanessa Marcil (Port Charles' Brenda Barrett) stars in the upcoming Hallmark Channel movie "The Convenient Groom." In the film Marcil plays Dr. Kate Lawrence, a young celebrity marriage counselor with a best-selling book about finding Mr. Right. She finds herself engaged to her own Mr. Wright, and plans to use her wedding to promote her book and career. However as wedding preparations get underway, which she is documenting online for her fans, her fiancé Bryan dumps her, leaving Kate in a lurch. Fortunately her contractor, Lucas Wright, offers to play the part of her fiancé in order to help save her career and please her fans. However the guilt of lying to the public gets to Kate, who starts to develop feelings for her fake fiancé. Could Lucas Wright be her actual Mr. Right?
"The Convenient Groom" is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Denise Hunter and is part of her "Nantucket Love Story" series. The movie will air at 9:00 PM on June 18.
Vanessa Marcil became engaged over the past year. Recently Marcil and her fiancé were involved in an automobile accident, which left her fiancé with some injuries.
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- Dustin Cushman