Signed, Sealed, Delivered is back. Today, Hallmark Channel announced a new movie based on the TV series will premiere in July.
From Martha Williamson, the dramedy began as a TV series about four postal workers who find the recipients of undelivered mail. After one season, Hallmark re-branded the series into a TV movie franchise. The cast includes Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe, and Geoff Gustafson.
The new movie, Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million, premieres on July 24th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more details below:
STUDIO CITY, CA – July 5 — Back by popular demand, the POstables, a quartet of inspiring postal detectives, returns in rare form for “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million,” from incomparable storyteller and Executive Producer Martha Williamson (“Touched By An Angel,” “Promised Land”). The new, original movie, starring Eric Mabius (“Ugly Betty”), Kristin Booth (“Orphan Black”), Crystal Lowe (“Smallville”) and Geoff Gustafson (“Primeval: New World”), with special guest star Gregory Harrison (“One Tree Hill,” “Trapper John M.D.”) premieres Sunday, July 24, (9 p.m. ET/PT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries television.
Now in its third season, the beloved franchise that features Stevie Wonder’s iconic “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” song in the main titles, recently wrapped production on two additional installments with another ”Signed, Sealed, Delivered” movie set to premiere Sept. 25 and one scheduled to go into production in the fall.
“Martha Williamson’s pedigree for storytelling is second to none,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. “With Martha’s signature blend of comedy and drama, this inspiring movie explores love, loyalty and purpose – themes our audience values and embraces.”
Series Creator and Executive Producer Martha Williamson said “We have the most dedicated, involved fans of ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’ who are deeply invested not only in our lost-letter story-telling, but in the romantic and spiritual lives of our POstables. The next three movies are written especially for those loyal fans but also for new viewers whose imaginations we hope to capture with our signature moments of humor and music and dance, and most of all, with the very poignant attempts of everyday hearts to embrace and express love.”
In “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million,” lead postal detective Oliver (Mabius) and his associate Shane (Booth) have been doing a figurative dance with each other, swaying back and forth with the possibility of a relationship. Finally, on their first date at a romantic supper club, Shane begins wondering if it’s a date or not, as she sees the contrast of their relationship next to the extraordinary dance performances of a couple who express the longing of her heart. As Norman Gustafson) and Rita (Lowe) work alongside each other, their personal relationship hits a bump in the road. Together the POstables are asked to find a letter with a one-in-a-million lottery ticket inside. Oliver’s father Joe (Harrison) and beautiful police officer friend Dale assist the investigation, which ultimately changes one couple’s lives forever.
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered” is a comedic drama franchise that follows the lives of postal workers who transform themselves into an untraditional team of detectives to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail. Their missions take them out of the office into an unpredictable world where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow on time.
The movies are produced by Muse Entertainment in association with MoonWater Productions. Executive producers are Martha Williamson, Michael Prupas, Kevin Fair and Joel S. Rice. Harvey Kahn is the producer. Kevin Fair directs. Marcie Gold Jacoby and Brandi Harkonen serves as Co-Executive Producers. Allen Lewis and Matthew Blecha are Supervising Producers. Story by Martha Williamson & Brandi Harkonen. Teleplay by Martha Williamson. Created by Martha Williamson.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Signed, Sealed, Delivered? Will you watch the new movie?