Jennifer Finnigan to lead 6 Canuck TV movies
Movies part of the 'Shadow Island Mysteries' franchiseTORONTO -- Jennifer Finnigan is to top-line six TV movies from Canadian producers Breakthrough Films & Television and Buffalo Gal Pictures as part of their "Shadow Island Mysteries" franchise.
ICM-repped Finnigan, whose TV credits include NBC's "Committed" and CBS' "Close to Home," will play a young property manager at an island resort in Canadian wilderness where her sideline job as a mystery writer has her doing amateur detective work.
Production on the first two TV movies has started in Manitoba, with Fireworks International handling the U.S. distribution rights.
In Canada, the "Shadow Island Mysteries" TV movie series will air on the Movie Central pay TV channel and women's cable channel W Network, with Sun-TV signing a second window deal.