Candace Cameron Bure is dedicated to offering choices for individuals on the lookout for family-friendly, faith-based movies.
“I think we want to create an oasis in a cultural desert,” Bure informed Fox News Digital in an interview with Great American Family CEO Bill Abbot.
Abbott agreed, saying, “I think that the culture overall needs it. And there is just so little content out there that serves family and faith and is done in a quality way. And so that is a very big part of what our mission is and what we do, and the demand is huge.”
The two are additionally placing a significant emphasis on supporting our army, and held a particular screening for service members.
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Bure and Abbott have been working intently because the “Full House” star grew to become the channel’s chief artistic officer final 12 months, a title she fortunately embraced.
On high of her duties within the govt suite, Bure can be performing in movies on the channel. Her newest, “My Christmas Hero,” premieres the day after Thanksgiving, and stars Bure as an Army reserve physician “who’s on a mission to honor a fallen soldier.”
“They really are appreciative that we honor faith, family and country and that we are pro-country and we love America and we’re grateful for their service,” Bure stated. “So I know it means a lot to them that we honor them and we want to in really big ways because we know that we wouldn’t be here in peace without them.”
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She added, “So this is just a small gesture of appreciation on our end.”
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Bure and Abbot held a particular premiere screening of the film for service members and their households final week at Joint Army and Air Force Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington state, the place the movie is ready.
“It’s a joy to be here,” Bure stated. “We’ve met many people, [with] huge smiles on their faces, which are bringing us so much joy. But I know that they’re really happy that we’re here. And it’s a place where their whole family can come to watch the movie tonight. And that’s special for us because that’s who our movies are for, the whole family together.”
Abbott felt gratitude for the women and men defending the nation as effectively.
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“What comes across for me is the dedication that these military members have [shown],” he stated. “It’s remarkable how the service of the country is so passionate and so authentic and such a part of their DNA. And we feel very, very blessed to have people like that protecting the country.”
He added, “And our network is all about celebrating faith, family and country. And so it’s a privilege to be here.”
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Christmas is a significant focus for the channel as effectively, and one other “Full House” alum, Lori Loughlin, is becoming a member of in with a brand new film titled “Christmas Blessing.”
“It means so much to me. Lori’s the best,” Bure stated of her former co-star. “I mean, I’ve known Lori since I was, I think, 11 years old. We’ve had a lifelong friendship. She’s a wonderful person. She’s a fantastic actress. So we are so happy to have her at Great American Family.”
Abbott stated the film is “one of the best Christmas movies I’ve ever been involved with” and stated Loughlin is “a quality person.”
“It comes through in this movie and giving back and gratitude. And there are just so many characteristics to love about it,” he stated.