HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH
EMMY(R) AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS SUSAN LUCCI
FOR MYSTERY MOVIE ON THE NETWORK
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - July 26, 2018 - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announces development deal with Emmy(R) Award-winning actress Susan Lucci. The mystery movie, in which Lucci will star and executive produce, is based on the novel Charley's Web by Joy Fielding. The mystery movie will focus on a columnist who uncovers the truth behind the crimes in the community. The announcement was made today as part of Crown Media Family Networks' bi-annual Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.
"We are honored to begin a mystery movie partnership with television icon Susan Lucci," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "We are excited to bring her creative storytelling, enthusiasm and passion for television to our viewers and bring her perspective to the mystery genre."
As one of the most famous faces in daytime television history, Susan Lucci has held audiences spellbound for years. In 1999, Lucci won an Emmy(R) Award for Best Actress and was the recipient of a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005. Lucci has been seen in a variety of shows including "All My Children," "Devious Maids," "Hot in Cleveland," "Dancing with the Stars," "Army Wives" and "Saturday Night Live." In 2011, Lucci released her New York Times bestselling autobiography All My Life. In addition to television, Lucci has performed on Broadway and has become a successful entrepreneur launching a variety of beauty products. Lastly, Lucci has a tireless commitment to humanitarian efforts.