Niall Matter Fansite

Unofficial source for info on Canadian actor Niall Matter


October 2017

August 2017

June 2017

  • Niall and Erin have completed filming for “Engaging Father Christmas“, due to be broadcast on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries in the lead up to Christmas 2017.  “Finding Father Christmas” will be broadcast on the channel on Sunday July 9, at 5pm/4pm (C) and Saturday July 15, at 9pm/8pm (C).
  • Niall’s Canadian wrestling comedy, ‘”Chokeslam”, is now available on VOD in Canada.
  • Stop the Wedding“, the Hallmark movie Niall starred in last spring as a part of the channel’s ‘June Weddings’ series, has won a 2017 Leo Award for Best Direction (Television Movie) for director Anne Wheeler.
  • NEWS: It would seem the film Niall hinted at is indeed with Olivia Munn – his IMDB page lists him as Sapir in the 2018 film “The Predator“, starring Munn.  Will update as more news is released.

May 2017

  • NEWS: A sequel to  “Finding Father Christmas” has been confirmed by Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, entitled “Engaging Father Christmas“. No cast details yet, but the synopsis features both Niall and Erin’s characters.
  • SPECULATION!: Niall tweeted this in response to Dillon Casey (“Remedy“) regarding Olivia Munn.  Possibly the film project he was unable to talk about in a recent interview?

April 2017

  • UPDATE:”When Calls the Heart” has been officially renewed for season five, due to air in 2018.
  • UPDATE: Promo shots for episode six of “izombie” season three include Niall.  No synopsis for the episode, entitled “Some Like it Hot Mess“, has been released yet.  The episode airs on the CW on May 9, 2017.
  • Niall’s new film “Chokeslam” was released across Canada on April 9, 2017.
  • The season 4 finale of “When Calls the Heart“, in which Niall has a recurring role as single father Shane Cantrell, aired Sunday April 23 on the Hallmark Channel in the US. Plans for season 5 have yet to be announced.
  • Niall confirmed via Twitter that his final appearance of the season was in episode 9 (“Heart of a Secret”), which aired on April 16th, Easter Sunday.
  • Niall features in a new portfolio book from photographer Dennys Ilic entitled “Men of Science Fiction”. It is currently available for pre-order here.

March 2017

  • Niall is listed as a guest star (at IMDB) on The CW show “izombie” for an episode of it’s third season, due to start in April 2017.  Will update when more information is available.
  • Christy Spratlin of TV Junkies recently interviewed Niall about his role in “When Calls the Heart“.
  • In this interview, Niall mentioned the possibility of a sequel to the well-received Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV movie “Finding Father Christmas“.  Author Robin Jones Gunn confirmed via Twitter that she is working on a possible sequel with the production company.
  • In the same interview, he mentioned that he was working on a film project that he currently can not talk about.

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