Jonathan Bennett stars in 'The Christmas House'

Actor Jonathan Bennett joins "GMA" to discuss the new holiday film, which is making Hallmark history by featuring a gay couple. "The Christmas House" premieres Sunday at 8 p.m. on Hallmark.
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A brand-new holiday movie, "The Christmas house" is premiering Sunday night on the hallmark Channel, and we're joined by one of the film's stars, Jonathan Bennett. Always good to have you here. Thanks for being with us. Hey, guys. Thank you so much for having me. Well, with the most wonderful time of the year coming up, what can viewers expect from this move Oh, man, I mean, I think everyone can expect to see a movie that is so heart felt and warm and also extremely funny. I mean, this family, the Mitchell family, is one of the funniest groups of people you will ever see. They love each other. They support each other unconditionally, and it's just a really hilarious yet touching story, and they can also expect to see the hallmark holiday table get bigger and better than it's ever been before. All right. Let's take a look at a clip from the movie. You guys are adopting? We're trying. But I've had to learn to let things fall apart and then pick up and keep going and what you realize is it may hurt, but you will get throu This film is making hallmark holiday history by featuring a same-sex couple in leading roles. What does it mean to you to be a part of this inclusive movie? I'm telling you, it feels like I'm a part of progress and it feels so good. I can just imagine what younger me would have thought seeing a movie like this with a story line that represented who I was. You know, representation is extremely, extremely important and to be able to represent this story line on Hallmark Channel for me it's an honor, and I'm so excited, and I'm just so proud of everyone at Hallmark Channel for taking such good care with this story line and just making a beautiful heartfelt story about unconditional love. And that's what family and that's what the holidays are all about. And hallmark does all the Christmas movies, so we were excited to see them. We're playing a game called holiday movie plot or not. Jonathan, you're going to give us holiday movie descriptions and we'll guess if it's a real plot or not. Take it away. I love it. Whit, it's no "Christmas vacation," okay? So don't even go for it, all right? It's a honey of a tree, Clark. Honey of a tree. Here we G plot number one, single mom Lauren goes from Chicago to Memphis for business but finds so much more. She falls back in love with her ex-boyfriend clay at none other than Elvis Presley's old home. Plot or not? I'm going not. Elvis Presley didn't live in Chicago, did he? He didn't. It's a plot, guys. Whoa! What? It's "Christmas in graceland. Yes. They actually filmed it at Elvis presgraceland property in Memphis. Oh, Memphis, okay. It's okay. Okay. Here we go. Jonathan, thank you so much. We're out of time. We need to wrap it up. Okay, we're done. Jonathan, it's always good to have you. Check out "The Christmas house" airing tomorrow at 8:00, 7:00 channel on the hallmark Channel, and you can read more about Jonathan starring in "The Christmas house" right now on our website, Thank you so much. We'll be right back. Thank you, guys.

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