Hallmark Sets Premiere Date for Tom Selleck’s Return as ‘Jesse Stone’

Actor has played police chief in 10 films to date


Tom Selleck will return as Jesse Stone in October when Hallmark Channel original film “Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise” premieres, the network announced Monday.

With things running smoothly in Paradise, Police Chief Stone (Selleck) agrees to serve as a consultant on an unsolved murder case in Boston. Local police suspect “The Boston Ripper,” a killer who is already behind bars, but Stone believes the murderer is a bit closer to home.

Starring alongside Selleck are William Devane (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Interstellar”), Gloria Reuben (“ER,” “Mr. Robot“), Leslie Hope (“24,” “NCIS”) and Luke Perry (“Beverly Hills, 90210”).

Based on the bestselling books by Robert B. Parker, the tenth anniversary installment of the detective franchise is the first “Jesse Stone” original produced by Sony Pictures Television exclusively for Crown Media Family Networks.

“Jesse Stone: Lost In Paradise” is produced by Brandman Productions, Inc., Jesse Stone Productions Inc. and TWS Productions II in association with Sony Pictures Television.

Michael Brandman and Selleck wrote and executive produced the made-for-TV movie directed by Robert Harmon. Steve Brandman served as producer.

Selleck received an Emmy nomination in 2007  for “Jesse Stone: Sea Change.”

“Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise” will premiere on the Hallmark Channel on Oct. 18 at 9/8C and on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on Oct. 25 at 9pm/8C.