Hallmark Quietly Films New Mystery Movie in Canada

Hallmark has been quietly engaged on a brand new thriller film. So far, the film has not been formally introduced by the community. But filming started in May, in accordance with a casting put up.

The Movie Is Called ‘Heartland Mysteries’

According to a casting announcement on Casting Workbook, the brand new film known as “Heartland Mysteries” and is being filmed in Winnipeg, Canada. Shooting was scheduled to start on May 15 and end on June 17 in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.

A synopsis by Casting Workbook shared that the film is a few non-public investigator, Francesa “Frankie” Quinn. Her fiance — novelist Carl Wiseman — dies and he or she finds his physique. Her ex, Wynton Rousseau, is the detective assigned to the case. Things between them ended so badly that Frankie really left her job in forensics on the police division.

The synopsis explains that Wyn and Frankie are very totally different. Wyn is stoic whereas Frankie is nice and approachable — which results in her usually being underestimated as a personal investigator.

Carl’s sister, Sheryl, finally ends up hiring Frankie to analyze Carl’s dying.

The synopsis concludes: “Suspects embrace Carl’s wealthy heiress of an ex-wife, the agent he was going to fireplace, and the protegé who could have taken hero worship too far. Ultimately, circumstances power Frankie and Wyn to hitch forces to unravel a serpentine plot and unmask a sinister killer — that strikes on the coronary heart of Frankie and Wyn.”

When the announcement was made, it seems that solely Frankie had been cast, as she was the one character not listed underneath obtainable roles. Wyn was nonetheless being cast, together with Det. Beatrice Tallbear, Ray Quinn, Det. Ella Huntsman, Megan Quinn, Pam Lockwood, Sally Gibson, Bill Duncan, Kara McRae, Christopher Bishop, Sheryl Wiseman, Carl Wiseman, Officer Tommy Yen, Ronda Harper, Harlan Trent, Dave Lisher, Lucian McRae, Allison Depew, Mickey Cole, and extra.

Mallory Jansen May Be Cast within the Role of Frankie

Hallmark star Mallory Jansen could also be cast within the function of Frankie for the film. Although an official announcement has not been made, TrademarkTalent’s profile web page for Jansen lists her as taking part in the lead in “Heartland Mysteries.”

Jansen has starred in Hallmark’s “On the twelfth Date of Christmas” reverse Tyler Hynes and in “Her Pen Pal” reverse Joshua Sasse. Some of her different credit embrace “The Big Leap,” “Shooter,” “This Is Us,” “Agents of SHIELD,” “Galavant,” “Baby Daddy,” “Young & Hungry,” and extra.

According to the itemizing, the film is being directed by Anthony Metchie. Metchie just lately served because the director for “Dying for Chocolate: A Curious Caterer Mystery.” So this would not be his first thriller film to direct for Hallmark. He’s additionally listed because the producer for “Dying for Chocolate,” together with “Hearts of Christmas” and “Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding.”

Metchie additionally a protracted historical past as a cinematographer for quite a few Hallmark films, together with “A Dickens of a Holiday!,” “You’re Bacon Me Crazy,” Matchmaker Mysteries,” “Hailey Dean Mysteries,” “Marrying FAther Christmas,” “Road to Christmas,” “The Sweetest Heart,” “Winter’s Dream,” “Falling for Vermont,” “Eat, Play, Love,” and extra.


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