Ne-Yo, Serayah To Star In BET Plus Holiday Movie ‘Sound Of Christmas’

Deadline reports R&B artist Ne-Yo has the lead role in the BET+ holiday film ‘Sound of Christmas.’ The TV movie directed and written by Booker T. Mattison hails from executive producer Tressa Azarel Smallwood ’s MegaMind Media.

Sound of Christmas  is a film adaptation of The Replacement Wife  by bestselling author Tiffany L. Warren. The film  focuses on a down-on-her-luck woman facing eviction just before Christmas  who must navigate budding romantic feelings for a handsome but grieving billionaire when she takes a job nannying for his two children right before Christmas.

Also joining the holiday film are Draya Michele (LA’s Finest ), Serayah (Empire ), Michael Anthony, Roxzane T. Mims (Greenleaf ) and newcomer Alijah Kai. The film was shot in Atlanta and will debut in December.

Serayah plays Montana, a natural haired beauty who seems to be all out of luck after she’s laid off, loses her unemployment, and is about to be evicted right before Christmas. Not only that, she breaks up with her stunning boyfriend because she no longer wants to “live in sin.” Trying to keep her faith strong, she’s offered a job by church elder and matriarch of a billionaire haircare dynasty, Estelle Chambers’(Mims), to nanny for Estelle’s grandkids who lost their mother 5 years prior while her son, Quentin Chambers (Ne-Yo), never quite recovered from his wife’s passing. Now blessed with a job and a place to live in the Chambers mansion, Montana is faced with the new challenge of caring for children who pull pranks to push her away, an ex who won’t leave her alone, and budding romantic feelings for Quentin whose nightmarish girlfriend, Chloe (Michele), is determined get a wedding ring from him. Equipped with the power of music and a loving heart, Montana brings the Christmas spirit and possibility of new beginnings to the Chambers household.

Sound of Christmas is executive produced by Smallwood, produced by Ron Robinson, Yaneley Arty and Donte Lee and Mattison.

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