In the Hallmark Channel movie Christmas in Homestead, a famous movie star (Taylor Cole) comes to the small town of Homestead, Iowa to film a holiday-themed movie. There, she falls in love with the town innkeeper (who is also the town’s mayor) Matt. The feelings of love are mutual.
Matt is portrayed by Michael Rady. He’s known for his roles on UnREAL (Coleman Wasserman), Jane the Virgin (Lachlan Moore), Emily Owens M.D. (Micah Barnes), The Mentalist (Luther Wainwright), House of Lies (Wes Spencer), Melrose Place (Jonah Miller), and Greek (Max Tyler), among others. Rady made his acting debut in the 2005 film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Kostas). Christmas in Homestead premieres on Thanksgiving Day at 8pm on Hallmark Channel. It will air again on Nov 26 at 12pm, Nov 30 at 10pm, Dec 4 at 4pm, Dec 9 at 8pm, Dec 12 at 2pm, Dec 17 at 6pm, Dec 23 at 10pm, Dec 25 at 6:30pm, and Dec 27 at 8pm.