We were joined on the Popternative show by Deja Monique Cruz who stars alongside Aimee Garcia and Freddie Prinze Jr. in the holiday romance film Christmas With You which premiered on November 17 on Netflix. Directed by Gabriela Tagliavini, the Christmas With You follows pop star Angelina (Garcia) who grants a young fan’s (Cruz) wish in small town in New York where she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career, but also a shot at true love.

(L-R) Freddie Prinze Jr as Miguel and Deja Monique Cruz as Cristina in Christmas With You. Photo by: Jessica Kourkounis/Netflix

The film’s cast also includes Zenzi Williams, Lawrence J. Hughes, Gabriel Sloyer, and Nicolette Stephanie Templier.

(L-R) Deja Monique Cruz as Cristina and Aimee Garcia as Angelina in Christmas With You. Photo by: Jessica Kourkounis/Netflix

In our interview, Deja discusses working on a Christmas movie which revolves around music, working with Aimee and Freddy, how she got into storytelling, and how the film is really about family which she resonated with a lot.

Watch the interview below.

Christmas With You is streaming on Netflix.

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