Chesapeake Shores followers, it might have appeared like an extended look ahead to any information in regards to the fifth season, however we’ve some extra.
The collection, with new showrunner Pheof Sutton, returns on Sunday, August 15. Robert Buckley, whom Hallmark Channel viewers will acknowledge from films (together with 2020’s The Christmas House), is becoming a member of the solid when it does as Evan McKenzie — “a profitable, younger entrepreneur brings a brand new improvement mission into city,” Deadline studies. He’ll be difficult Abby O’Brien (Meghan Ory), who’s now her father Mick’s (Treat Williams) enterprise associate. (Williams additionally starred in The Christmas Home with Buckley.)
“Get away the SPF 80, we’re heading to the Shores,” Buckley wrote on Twitter whereas sharing the information.
And sure, Jesse Metcalfe’s exit was very recently announced, however we’re already questioning if Evan goes to turn into a brand new love curiosity for Abby. This can be a TV drama, in spite of everything.
Metcalfe is leaving the Hallmark Channel drama after starring as Hint because the collection premiere in 2016. “His character’s storyline will wrap up early in Season 5,” the community mentioned in a press release on the time. Season 4 ended with exes Abby and Hint seemingly about to search out their method again collectively, however one thing tells us that’s going to vary.
“There are at all times points when one little one out of many is designated to take over the household enterprise. Abby, in a number of respects, is completely fitted to it,” former showrunner Michael Berns instructed TV Insider after the Season 4 finale. “There may be a number of potential for lots of household battle particularly [involving] Abby’s employment from her father: What does that imply for cash for the household? What does it imply for who’s going to manage the O’Brien enterprise? I don’t know if Abby and Mick can work collectively terribly nicely both.”
Chesapeake Shores, Season 5 Premiere, Sunday, August 15, Hallmark Channel