Lori Loughlin ‘Thrilled’ to Return to Work on ‘When Hope Calls’ — and Is Already Talking Next Projects

Back to work! Amid the news that Lori Loughlin would make her acting return on the When Calls the Heartspinoff, she is more than ready to get back to her theatrical roots.

“Everyone on set is very excited to have Lori back,” a source exclusively tells Us Weeklyof the 57-year-old Full House alum’s upcoming arc on When Hope Calls season 2. “The crew is aware of the scandal she went through but strongly believes she deserves a second chance.”

The insider adds that the New York native is “thrilled” to get back to doing “what she loves,” noting that she has been “such a pleasure to be around.”On meetings and calls, she’s been so sweet to everyone and always has been respectful so it’s exciting for everyone involved,” the source tells Us. “There have already been conversations about future projects with her down the line.”

Earlier this month, it was announced that the Summerland alum’s former Hallmark costar Daniel Lissing will also be joining her on the GAC Family series.

“I’m excited to be invited to participate in the season 2 premiere of When Hope Calls,” Lissing, 40, told Entertainment Tonight on October 4. “I’m also very much looking forward to meeting the When Hope Calls team and to be working with my friend Lori again.”