Kyle Lowder Mermaid for Christmas Days of our Lives

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Days of our Lives actor’s magical holiday fish tale.

Days of our Lives two-time Daytime Emmy nominated actor Kyle Lowder (Rex Brady) has signed on for a starring role in the upcoming film Mermaid for Christmas, and will also act as an executive producer on the project along with Michael and Barbara Caruso (Winterthorne, Ladies of the Lake). Soaps.com has a rundown on the film, which is in the pre-production stage…

In a press release, executive producer Michael Caruso said Mermaid for Christmas “combines classic Christmas themes with an escapist fantasy element that only a mermaid can provide,” and described the film as “filled with warmth, humor, whimsy, and just a touch of magic.”

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Cast already in place in addition to Kyle Lowder include Jessica Morris (Jennifer Rappaport, One Life to Live; Ladies of the Lake), Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker, Days of our Lives), Kathleen Gati (Liesl Obrecht, General Hospital), Sheree J. Wilson (Walker, Texas Ranger; Dallas), Chadwick Armstrong (Not Another Celebrity Movie, Blood Relatives), Cole Smith (Meanwhile), and newcomer Emma Demirjian, who has appeared on The Bold and Beautiful.

Lowder recently returned to Days of our Lives for his second stint as Rex Brady, and previously played Brady Black on the same soap opera. He also appeared on The Bold and the Beautiful as Rick Forrester from 2007 – 2011 and worked as an actor and producer on the Ladies of the Lake series. Lowder has two other films currently in the post-production stages; action thriller, Nation’s Fire, and a comedy entitled Misfits, which surrounds four geeks who hire a life coach to help them change their lives.

Mermaid for Christmas is set to begin shooting and is scheduled to debut during the holidays.