Caesars EntertainmentWe knew Mariah Carey would be directing a Christmas movie for the Hallmark channel, but now we’ve got the details on the project.
According toUSA Today, the diva will direct, star in and sing in Melody & Mistletoe, which will air December 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Mariah will play a music teacher who helps the new girl in town write a song for the local Christmas pageant.
In a statement, Bill Abbott, president of the company that oversees Hallmark, says of Mariah, “She is exceptionally smart and savvy. Getting to know her a little bit, I’m amazed at her capacity to multi-task.”
Cincinnati.com reports Mariah will shoot the movie in October in that city.
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