Brooke Shields made 'A Castle for Christmas' to offer a 'refreshing' take on love

Brooke Shields made 'A Castle for Christmas' to offer a 'refreshing' take on love

Brooke Shields made 'A Castle for Christmas' to offer a 'refreshing' take on love This year's holiday season is filled with love for Brooke Shields. Everyone appreciates a good old-fashioned holiday rom-com, but Shields' latest movie offers a twist on the classic trope. Netflix's "A Castle for Christmas" (streaming Friday) follows a fictional bestselling American author, Sophie Brown (Shields), who travels to Scotland to escape cancel culture and her messy divorce. But when she tries to buy a castle for inspiration, the owner (Cary Elwes) is skeptical. It's a heartwarming enemies-to-lovers story about self-discovery, starting over and finding love – but it's not about a woman needing to be saved by somebody. "I was just so attracted to how strong this woman was," says Shields, 56. "She's a great mom, …
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