Buffalo-born actress Charlene Amoia has role in locally filmed Christmas movie “Romance on Ice”

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo-born actress Charlene Amoia will be returning to your Television set set in a new Xmas film because of out this yr.

“Romance on Ice,” directed by Fred Olen Ray, is filming in in town this week. Amoia is taking part in an Olympic determine skater’s greatest friend.

“It’s a Christmas getaway movie with a passionate story – an [Olympic] winner skater and a true-everyday living prince,” Amoia advised News 4 through a crack in filming at the Northtown Middle at Amherst. “It’s bought all the aspects of appreciate and romance throughout Christmas.”

Amoia explained this is her third time taking pictures a motion picture in Western New York. The motion picture will also be filming in East Aurora.

“It’s the most effective,” Amoia explained of returning to her hometown for operate. “Actually, it is my most loved area to movie. It’s the finest form of expertise to do what I love and be with the men and women I love, all my spouse and children, in my hometown and get to have a Christmas. Mainly because we really don’t have [snow] in L.A.”

Amoia is regarded for roles in flicks these as “Seven Lbs,” “American Reunion” and “The Conjuring: The Devil Manufactured Me Do It.” She has also appeared in demonstrates like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “NCIS,” “Days of Our Life,” “General Hospital,” and “The Younger and the Restless.” Admirers of “How I Met Your Mother” know Amoia as the recurring character Wendy The Waitress.

Amoia stated “Romance on Ice” will debut this Christmas time on a cable network that is still to be determined, these kinds of as ION or Life time. A photograph gallery of Amoia on set, as perfectly as photographs from the interview can be found beneath.

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