Lori Loughlin is starring in her first romantic comedy,, for Great American Family, and the network's CEO has plans to make «America's sweetheart» the face of the network.GAC announced on Thursday that the 58-year-old actress will star as Keely, who is in utter shock when she finds out her brother sold his half of their family-owned candy shop to his best friend — and her nemesis — from high school.
Keely and the nemesis, Brooks, are forced to find common ground but something else might also be in store for them.Loughlin is no stranger to GAC.
She appeared as part of an ensemble cast in the network's Christmas special last December,. In that two-part premiere, Loughlin reprised her character, Abigail Stanton.
The star had last played Abigail on season 6 of Hallmark Channel's before the network cut ties with her in March 2019 due to her involvement in the college admissions scandal.Loughlin initially pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges before accepting a plea deal in August 2020, which stipulated that she serve two months in prison, be under two years of supervised release, pay a fine of $150,000 and complete 100 hours of community service.Read more on etonline.com