The protagonist of the Hallmark movie Destination Wedding is Ellie Hamilton. She’s planning her sister Mandy’s (Andrea Brooks) destination wedding in Acapulco, Mexico. It’s a complicated affair as Ellie is forced to work with the best man Jeremy (Greg Mount), who is Ellie’s ex-boyfriend. When the bride and groom don’t show up to the wedding, guess what happens.
Ellie is portrayed by Alexa PenaVega. She’s known for her roles on Nashville (Kiley Brenner), The Tomorrow People (Hillary Cole), Ladies Man (Wendy Stiles), and in the Spy Kids movies (Carmen Cortez), among others. PenaVega was also a serious contender on Dancing with the Stars (2015) where she competed against her real-life husband Carlos PenaVega. Destination Wedding premieres on Hallmark Channel Saturday, June 3 at 9pm. It will air again June 4 at 7pm, June 10 at 7pm, June 11 at 1pm, and June 24 at 5pm.