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Hallmark Channel News: Why Did Alexa PenaVega Have To Leave Hollywood?

Hallmark ChannelHallmark’s Alexa PenaVega and her husband Carlos PenaVega have starred in several Hallmark movies. Alexa and Carlos have recently promoted their new movie as well as their memoir. Alexa is opening up about her and Carlos’s decision to leave Hollywood. Alexa admits that she just couldn’t live the Hollywood lifestyle any longer and needed to get away for a heart reset. Is the couple happier now that they have gotten away from Hollywood?

Hallmark Channel – Carlos PenaVega Was Not Getting Roles

In an interview with Fox News, Alexa admits that not only were Hollywood influences getting to Carlos but he was getting rejected for every role he auditioned for. “Every audition he went on, it would get down between him and one other guy and the other guy would always get it,” Alexa said. “This went on for a full year.” Alexa says she was pregnant at the time and with the stress, they moved up their timeline to relocate from Hollywood to Hawaii. Alexa admits she felt that God was telling her they needed to leave Hollywood. Eventually, Alexa realized that she wasn’t moving for Carlos, she was moving for herself.

Hallmark Channel – We Didn’t Fit The Hollywood Mold

Hallmark Channel’s Alexa they were trapped in the internet world and needed to take a step back. Alexa wanted to get away from “Sunday Morning Christianity” and she craved more from it. Alexa says, “When we were living in California, there was never actually a break. The industry happens 24/7. And we thought, we need a place to go and reconnect and that needs to be our home.” Carlos also said that he could not relate to people who did not agree with the way he wanted to live his life.

Hallmark Channel – Love In The Limelight

Alexa and Carlos’ new movie Love In The Limelight will kick off the network’s “Fall Into Love” program beginning in August. This new project will appear on Hallmark on August 6, 2022, and includes six new songs pinned by Carlos. Love In The Limelight is inspired by the real-life love story of Willie Aames and Winnie Hung. Nick (Carlos PenaVega), the Mendez Boyz, receives a letter from Summer (Alexa PenaVega), a devoted fan. Nick responds to Summer’s letter with a phone call which sparked a lasting friendship. Nick and Summer finally meet face to face when his manager books the band at a small venue in Summer’s hometown.

Summer’s grandmother is around to encourage her to follow her heart. Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President of Programming at Crown Media Family Networks says, “We are committed to broadening the scope of our storytelling to offer viewers a fresh perspective, while still creating the heartwarming movies they love and expect from us. Love in the Limelight is a perfect example of this approach and we can’t wait for fans to see it.”

The PenaVegas have certainly had their share of success with Hallmark. We hope to see many more movies to come.

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