Duarte Gomes he is the first Portuguese to be part of a production on the American channel “Hallmark Channel”, known for its romantic comedies. “A Pinch of Portugal”, which opens in the United States this Saturday, April 22, accompanies Anna, played by actress Heather Hemmens (CSI, Grey’s Anatomy, The Vampire Diaries), a cook who sees her big opportunity happen in an unexpected way. unexpectedly, when a well-known chef on a television show drops out of the format. Duarte Gomes plays Lucas, a seductive manager of a market in Cascais who will compete for the protagonist’s attention with camera operator Russ, a character played by actor Luke Mitchell (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Legacies).
The production recordings took place in the Greater Lisbon area, between February and March of this year. Some of the settings chosen for filming were Quinta Valle do Riacho, in Sintra, the pier at Ribeira beach and the village market, in Cascais.