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Here's the trailer for the Hallmark movie filmed in St. Pete, that will feature a Mayor Kriseman cameo

A scene from the Hallmark movie "True Love Blooms" shot in St. Petersburg. [Hallmark]
A scene from the Hallmark movie "True Love Blooms" shot in St. Petersburg. [Hallmark]
Published Apr. 4, 2019

The St. Petersburg-filmed Hallmark movie formerly known as Garden Party will arrive on screens this weekend as True Love Blooms.

Among the local scenery you'll want to keep an eye out for: Vinoy Park, First Avenue South in downtown and, likely, the mayor.

It's not 100 percent clear if the cameo featuring Rick Kriseman at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts made the final edit, but city spokesman Ben Kirby said he expects to see the mayor and his wife Kerry Kriseman on the small screen when the movie premieres Saturday night at 8 (with a 6 p.m. repeat Sunday).

True Love Blooms was filmed in February, followed by another Hallmark movie filmed in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties in March.

At the time, local film commissioners and the film's producer told the Times Hallmark was in negotiations to film eight more movies in Tampa Bay. The network premieres a new, original movie every Saturday night.

Contact Christopher Spata at cspata@tampabay.com or follow @SpataTimes on Twitter.