Manheim, Hope, Baker set in 'Stone'


Camryn Manheim, Leslie Hope and Kathy Baker have joined the cast of the CBS telefilm "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice," the fifth installment in the successful Tom Selleck movie franchise from Sony Pictures Television.

The franchise, based on the best-selling series of novels by Robert B. Parker, stars Selleck as a small-town police chief.

Manheim will play Elizabeth Blue, a woman in search of her child who was stolen from the maternity ward seven years ago. Hope has been cast as Sidney Greenstreet, an Internal Affairs investigator charged to find out why Jesse was involved in a shootout in Boston when he was off-duty. Baker is reprising her role as Rose Gammon from the most recent installment, "Jesse Stone: Sea Change."

Selleck and Michael Brandman are executive producing "Thin Ice," which begins shooting this month in Nova Scotia. The airdate has yet to be determined.

Manheim, an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her role on ABC's "The Practice," co-stars on CBS' "Ghost Whisperer." She is repped by UTA, Framework Entertainment and attorney Rick Genow.s

Hope recently joined the cast of the indie film "Get Some." Her TV credits include "24," "Everwood" and "House." She is repped by ICM, manager Perry Zimel and attorney Diane Golden.

Baker's credits include the upcoming films "Shades of Ray" and "The Jane Austen Book Club." She won three Emmys and a Golden Globe for her role on CBS' "Picket Fences." She is repped by Paradigm and manager Becca Kovacik.

Nellie Andreeva contributed to this report.