We bring you news from Charlaine Harris, patient readers. Ms. Harris posted this on her Facebook page this morning:
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We are very excited and happy to bring you this news from the Hallmark Channel about the new movie from the Aurora Teagarden novels written by Charlaine Harris. The premiere date has finally been set for A Bone to Pick, starring Candace Cameron Bure as ‘Ro’! Mark your canlendars for April 19th!
A spine-tingling mystery awaits when Candace Cameron Bure (“Christmas Under Wraps,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Full House”) stars with five-time Golden Globe® nominee Marilu Henner (“Taxi,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”) in “A Bone to Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery,” a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, April 19, (9pm ET/PT, 8C.) The film, is the first in the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries based on the books by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. Bure and Henner lead an all-star cast that includes Lexa Doig (“Continuum”), Bruce Dawson (“The Killing”), Peter Benson (“Heartbeat”), Sonya Salomaa (“Intruders”), Dan Payne (“The Cabin in the Woods”), Miranda Frigon (“A Cookie Cutter Christmas”) and Stephen Huszar (“Paradise Falls”).
“Audiences are going to love seeing Charlaine Harris’s exhilarating ‘whodunits’ on TV, led by one of Crown Media Family’s own, the very talented Candace Cameron Bure,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. “We’re also so fortunate to have award-winning actress Marilu Henner starring in the film, her chemistry with Candace as mother and daughter is unbeatable.”
A librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. When her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her neighborhood. It is up to Aurora to piece together the clues—including a skull, its missing skeleton and a suspicious group of neighbors—and solve the murder before she becomes the unlikely killer’s next victim.
“A Bone to Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery” is an iCandy Production in association with Muse Entertainment and HF Productions. Jim Head, Joel Rice, Michael Prupas, Candace Cameron Bure, Charlaine Harris, Martin Wood and Shawn Williamson are the Executive Producers. Jamie Goehring is the producer. Martin Wood directs from a teleplay by Teena Booth, based on the book by Charlaine Harris.
Feature image: Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Updated 12.22.14: Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has pushed the premiere back to Spring 2015. More information here.
Charlaine Harris announced on her Facebook page that the first movie in the Aurora Teagarden series, “A Bone to Pick”, will premiere Sunday, January 11, 9/8c, on the Hallmark Channel. We’ve been following Candace Cameron Bure on Facebook and Instagram, and she mentioned that they had wrapped shooting the movie on November 7th. We’re pretty excited to see her portrayal of Aurora Teagarden. Also exciting will be seeing Marilu Henner in this.
Set your DVR’s! Or better yet, watch it live with us on January 11th.