“Wonder Years'” Danica McKellar and Dan Lauria Are Reuniting for New Hallmark Christmas Movie


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Hallmark is getting ramped up for their annual holiday movie season and this time around, “Wonder Years” fans are in for an extra special treat!

Danica McKellar, who played Winne Cooper, took to Instagram to announce that her “Wonder Years” co-star Dan Lauria is playing her dad in a new Hallmark Christmas Movie, “Christmas at Grand Valley.”

“He was like a second dad to me and now we’ll be reunited on television for the first time in 25 years,” she said.

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I'm bursting with excitement, you guys!! Guess who's playing my dad in my new Hallmark Christmas movie?? YES, Dan Lauria, the gruff but loveable dad on The Wonder Years!! He was like a second dad to *me,* too – and now we'll be reunited on television for the first time in 25 years!! Our movie #ChristmasAtGrandValley premieres Sunday Dec 16th at 9pm/8pmC on @hallmarkmovie!🎄❤ Can't wait to start working with him and @brennanelliott2 next week!! 😍 . . . Who else is excited for this mini Wonder Years reunion?? 😊😊😊 . . . #Hallmarkies #TheWonderYears #reunion #WonderYearsreunion #WonderYearsDVD #WinnieCooper #JackArnold #MoWhite #LosAñosMaravillosos #AnosIncríveis #Dec16 #premiere #MiraclesOfChristmas

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“Christmas at Grand Valley” is just one of the 30+ Holiday movies premiering on the Hallmark Channel this year. According to Danica, the movie will premiere on November 22— the night of Thanksgiving, which means you can watch while your belly is full of turkey and pie. What more could you ask for?