Christian Finlayson portrayed the character of Jason Walton in Walton homecoming and thanksgiving. The movie was released on November 20, 2022.

The Waltons: Homecoming was a huge success last year, so the CW network brought The Waltons: Thanksgiving this year.

The movie brings back the time and lifestyle of 1934. 1934 was the year of the great depression and how it affected everyone.

The film focuses on how John maintained and cared for his household through a challenging period.

The movie was directed by Joe Lazarov and written by Jim Strain. As the story begins, we can see john boy realize the meaning of responsibility.

Mary Ellen learns about patience, grandma remembers winning is not easy, and Olivia heals her heart.

Who Plays Jason Walton In Waltons Thanksgiving 2022?

Christian Finlayson has played in both Walton homecoming and thanksgiving as Jason Walton. Many people recognize him from the movie Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween played Cooper which was released in 2018.

In the movie Waltons thanksgiving Jason comes to rescue Mary Ellen after she loses her place in the talent show. Mary shows her singing talent and Jason manages to give her third place.

He sings “In the Sweet By and By” with Mary at Harvest Festival Fair. His role is not a lead role in the movie but he got praised for his performance.

In Homecoming Jason can be seen giving up his desire to support his family. Later he becomes the Nashville bluegrass producer.  

Christian Finlayson Is Passionate For Acting

Christian Finlayson started acting when he was seven years old; he used to write scripts and act them out. He used to record his act on a small Canon camcorder and upload them on youtube.

He took acting classes when he was 11 and was selected for independent films. His first independent film was "Steel County."

Christian Finlayson with his onscreen sister played as Mary Ellen.
Christian Finlayson with his onscreen sister played as Mary Ellen. ( Source : twitter )

He also said that his biggest inspirations are Al Pacino and Leonardo DiCaprio. His favorite movie is surface and Catch me if you can, and the basketball diaries.

He has the most extensive interest in fashion and has a collection of limited editions of sneakers, shirts, and hoodies. He also said that his style is the LA skate style.

He also said that his favorite brand is Urban Outfitters, Supreme, Vans, and Anti Social Social Club. He enjoys fashion besides acting.  

What Movies Did Christian Finlayson Play Before?

He has been in the film industry for a long time, and many know him from Goosebump 2 as a cooper. His role was one of the bullies in the movie.

Previously he was offered the role in "Bigger" as played as young Joe Weider. He played more significant when he was 13 years old. 

Christian Finlayson has played in both Walton homecoming and thanksgiving as Jason Walton.
Christian Finlayson has played in both Walton homecoming and thanksgiving as Jason Walton. ( Source : twitter )

He has also played in the movie "Summer Gold," which is his first leading role feature film. After playing in Goosebumps, he started to get more big movies like The Waltons' Homecoming he plays Jason Walton.

After that, in 2021, he got "A Unicorn for Christmas" and played Max Campbell. And recently, he again got a role in "A Waltons Thanksgiving" as Jason.

He also appeared as a guest star in 2018 in the movie "The Gifted" as Young Reed.    

Who Played Jason Walton In The Waltons Thanksgiving Before Christian Finlayson?

Jon Walmsley Originally played the role Jason Waltons.
Jon Walmsley Originally played the role Jason Waltons. ( Source : twitter )

Christian Finlayson played Jason Waltons in both homecoming and thanksgiving, which was released by the CW network. 

Initially, the role was played by Jon Walmsley, a songwriter, and producer. The movie was narrated by Richard Thomas, who played John Boy in the original series.

Everyone in the movie was doing their own thing and not copying the original character. The film is about a big family first.

They have to create understanding between cast members. They all have outstanding bonds outside of their role as well.