Candace Cameron Bure Speaks Out on Jodie Sweetin Replacing Her in Christmas Sequel – Explained!

On Friday, October 28, The Hallmark Channel aired an official sequel to Candace Cameron Bure’s hit Christmas film, “Christmas Under Wraps.” The sequel was referred to as “A Cozy Christmas Inn,” and featured Jodie Sweetin in the lead. Her character, Erika, fell in love Andy, performed by David O’Donnell. Andy was the identical character that Bure’s character fell in love with in the primary 2014 film. Bure commented about the entire thing in a current social media publish.

Bure Had a Lighthearted Comment About the Character Switch



Sweetin posted on Instagram about her new film airing quickly. In the film, her character is courting Andy, whom Bure’s character Dr. Lauren Brunell had beforehand dated in the primary film.

In response to Sweetin’s publish, Bure commented, “Tell Andy Dr. Brunel says Hi 😉.”

Sweetin replied, “@candacebure hahahaha…. I will! 😂.”

Lauren & Andy Broke Up Before the New Movie

Although Hallmark by no means marketed the film as a sequel to Bure’s “Christmas Under Wraps,” the film most undoubtedly was. Before the film aired, Hybrid Productions confirmed with Heavy that “A Cozy Christmas Inn” is the official sequel to “Christmas Under Wraps.”

In addition, the film had most of the similar characters, together with Andy, Hattie the diner proprietor, and Andy’s dad who runs Holliday Shipping. Even Andy’s backstory of residing in Seattle for a time, which was shared in the unique film, performed a task in the sequel. Jodie’s character was a girlfriend Andy had again when he lived in Washington.

In the primary film, Bure’s character Lauren determined to remain in Garland, Alaska, working the Garland Hospital. She had even given up the prospect at a giant fellowship in Boston so she might date Andy. In the sequel, we had been rapidly advised that she’s now gone. She moved to San Francisco for a giant fellowship after deciding that life in a small-city wasn’t the suitable selection for her. Of course, that was nice information for Sweetin’s character, who’s in seeing if there’s nonetheless a spark along with her ex-boyfriend.

The first film, “Christmas Under Wraps,” remains to be the “most watched Hallmark Christmas special ever,” in response to Variety. The film premiered in 2014 and had practically six million viewers on its premiere night time alone.

Back in mid-December, David O’Donnell (Andy) shared a video and different social media posts from Utah, seemingly whereas he was filming the film. When he posted about being in Utah on December 9, one individual replied, “How come you’re never in Hallmark Movies anymore? Watching Christmas Under Wraps again and you’re one of my favorites!❤️😍👏.” He wrote again, “patience my friend 😘.”

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Meanwhile, Sweetin’s starring in two Christmas films this season. “Merry Swissmas” is premiering on Lifetime on November 5, and Sweetin shall be taking on Lifetime’s Instagram account to promote the film.

She’s starring in this film reverse Tim Rozon.

The synopsis reads: “Alex has wonderful memories of Christmas with her best friend Beth, until Beth started dating Alex’s ex, Jesse. Because she has missed the last few Christmases with family due to her demanding job as an architect, Alex is excited to spend the holidays with her mother Caroline, who is opening an inn in Switzerland. Much to her dismay, she learns that Jesse and Beth are also visiting for the Inns’ opening. When Alex meets Liam, a single father and the manager of her mother’s inn, Liam attempts to show her all the Christmas traditions and culture of Switzerland and helps Alex open herself up to love and forgiveness this holiday season. Stars Jodie Sweetin, Tim Rozon, Mikaela Lily Davies, David Pinard, and Jane Wheeler (2022).”

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