Directed by Ron Oliver, Hallmark’s ‘Love in the Limelight’ is a romantic drama film that adheres to 2 veteran penpals– Summer Rivera and Nick Mendez. Nick, who has been Summer’s crush ever since her teens, is now the diva of a prominent band. This makes it harder for her to reveal her feelings as he is currently wanted by every other woman in the area. When Nick shows up in Summer’s town for a resurgence performance, the penpals lastly have the possibility to satisfy each various other.
The meet-up between Nick and also Summer sets the stage for the relationship to bloom into a charming partnership as she lastly has an opportunity to talk her heart out. She is also encouraged by her granny, Grandma Rivera, to follow her heart as well as take her possibilities.
Love in the Limelight Filming Locations
‘ Love in the Limelight’ was filmed totally in Utah, particularly in Salt Lake City and Wasatch County. Most of the story is set in Summer’s home town, which is Salt Lake City, so it makes sense why the production team chose to mostly establish up camp in the exact same city.
Salt Lake City, Utah
A bulk of the critical series for ‘Love in the Limelight’ were lensed in Salt Lake City, the funding as well as most populous city of Utah, as well as the county seat of Salt Lake County. The production group of the romantic drama set up camp in The Grand America Hotel at 555 South Main Street in Salt Lake City to tape numerous indoor scenes. The 5-star resort attributes hundreds of spaces with state-of-the-art features and many more extravagant attributes.
Extra portions were likewise taped in the Salt Lake City International Airport at West Terminal Drive in Salt Lake City. Apart from this enchanting dramatization, Salt Lake City has actually held the manufacturing of several other movies and television shows over the years. Several of the notable ones consist of ‘Hereditary,’ ‘Dumb and also Dumber,’ ‘The Night Clerk,’ and also ‘Big Love.’
Wasatch County, Utah
As per records, the cast and also crew members of ‘Love in the Limelight’ likewise seemingly utilized the locales of Wasatch County of Utah to tape some additional parts of the movie. The region has several protected locations and lakes in its location, including Currant Creek Wildlife Management Area, Soldier Creek Recreational Area, Deer Creek State Park, Strawberry Reservoir, Witts Lake, and Currant Creek Reservoir. Films and also TV programs like ‘A Home of Our Own,’ ‘Love, Fall & Order,’ ‘Friends & Lovers,’ as well as ‘Yellowstone’ have actually used the locales of Wasatch County for their manufacturing.
Love in the Limelight Cast
Alexa PenaVega essays the function of Summer Rivera in the Hallmark movie. She may look like a familiar face since she features in the ‘Spy Kids’ series as Carmen Cortez as well as in ‘Repo! The Genetic Opera’ as Shilo Wallace. On top of that, she is understood for numerous various other shooting projects, consisting of ‘Taking A Shot at Love,’ ‘Ms. Matched,’ ‘Nashville,’ and also ‘The Tomorrow People.’ Alexa’s real-life better half, Carlos PenaVega, plays the love rate of interest of Summer– Nick Mendez– in the charming motion picture.
Carlos is understood for playing the role of Carlos Garcia in the television series ‘Big Time Rush.’ Other than that, he likewise includes in ‘Killing Hasselhoff’ and also ‘Spare Parts.’ Various other cast members who play critical duties in ‘Love in the Limelight’ are Ivonne Coll (Grandma Rivera), Chase Ramsey (Toby), René Rivera (Antonio Rivera), Angela Cole (Ashley), Karin Argoud (Maria), René Rivera (Antonio Rivera), and also BZ Cullins (Dewey).