New 2021 Hallmark Mystery Movie Announced

There’s a model new thriller film coming to the Hallmark channel as early as this fall. Here’s the news on the plot, the cast, and different thrilling particulars.

When investigative journalist Melanie heads to her hometown of Cherry Springs, she’s in search of a break from her hectic and demanding job. But when her childhood buddy goes lacking, Melanie springs into motion to determine what occurred. Local Detective Jake Collins is not eager on Melanie’s strategies at first, however the pair find yourself working collectively to uncover a fact neither of them can consider.

Judy Smith serves because the movie’s govt producer. A former marketing consultant and “fixer” for Fortune 500 corporations, Smith entered the leisure business because the inspiration for the character Olivia Pope on the ABC drama “Scandal.” Smith was additionally an govt producer on the show.

This can be Smith’s first venture with Hallmark. In a press launch by way of Futon Critic, Smith mentioned, “as a storyteller and communicator, with the ability to join with the Hallmark model is one thing I’m thrilled about and so happy to be a part of the Hallmark household.”

Let’s meet the cast of this new thriller.

Meet the Cast

Rochelle Aytes stars as Melanie in “Redemption in Cherry Springs.” Aytes beforehand starred within the Hallmark film “A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado.” Frankie Faison of “Coming to America” and “White Chicks” performs Aytes’ uncle within the movie.

Aytes lately shared an Instagram photograph of her and Faison, writing “Had the chance to work with this legend a few instances now! @faisonfrankie you’re superior! It’s at all times such a pleasure to be in your presence.”

Keith Robinson performs Detective Jake Collins. Robinson’s earlier Hallmark credit embody “A Christmas Love Story.” According to his IMDb web page, he additionally acted within the upcoming Hallmark film “Christmas on the Madison”, components one and two. Hallmark actor Ashley Williams is an govt producer on the movie, which needs to be out later this 12 months.

Additional cast members embody Hannah Lee Sakakibara, Rajiv Sharma, Brinda Dixit, Scott Bryce, and Hannah Barefoot.

Where Was the Movie Filmed?

The Hudson Valley Film Commission shared a casting name for “Redemption in Cherry Springs” on Facebook again in May. The publish acknowledged that filming would happen in Newburgh and Beacon, each of that are in New York state’s Hudson Valley. The cities are about fifty miles north of New York City.

Local radio station Q105.7 additionally marketed the casting name on their web site, stating that further filming may happen in Woodstock, Middletown, and High Falls, New York. According to Q105.7, extras had been wanted to play crime scene investigators and uniformed cops. Extras with canine had been additionally wanted.

What Other New Hallmark Mysteries Are Coming Soon?

There’s a model new “Aurora Teagarden Mysteries” film premiering on August 22. The movie is titled “Honeymoon, Honeymurder” and can contain, you guessed it, Aurora and Nick investigating a homicide on their honeymoon.

There’s additionally a model new Hannah Swensen thriller, “Sweet Revenge”, premiering on August 8. It’s the primary film within the collection since 2017.


  1. So, did “Hannah Swenson” have her sister of 5 Hallmark shows dumped? It doesn’t seem right to have your sister just disappear after she announces that she is pregnant. It sort of keeps the audience waiting… Does this story follow the book?
    I have really enjoyed this series. This story line surprised me, because, I didn’t realize there is another sister. I guess I should become more aware.
    Thank you 4 all the wonderful family movies.
    A Redinger


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