‘Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Hallmark mystery movie

'Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds' premieres on Sunday, February 16 at 9 pm ET on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel


                            ‘Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Hallmark mystery movie
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Murder mysteries are one of Hallmark’s signature styles. So much so that, they have an exclusive segment, dedicated only to thrillers and murder mysteries. The latest in that segment explores a story over diamond theft and how two investigators unearth the truth.

Release date

‘Dead Over Diamonds’ premieres on Sunday, February 16 at 9 pm / 8c

Plot

The plot of ‘Dead Over Diamonds’, as the name suggests, follows a precious piece of diamond jewelry. A priceless necklace gets stolen and photographer Allie and Detective Sam start digging into the crime to reach the criminal. But their investigation turns out to be a dangerous one and leads them to unexpected death. Will the dynamic duo finally be able to catch the killer and the thief?  

Cast

‘Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds’ stars Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega, Debs Howard, and Erik Estrada in lead roles.

Alexa PenaVega

Alexa PenaVega stars in Hallmark's 'Dead over Diamonds'. (Hallmark)

Alexa Ellesse PenaVega, is an American actor and singer, who plays the role of Allie. She is known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the ‘Spy Kids’ franchise, as Shilo Wallace in the film ‘Repo! The Genetic Opera’ (2008) and as Ruby Gallagher in the ABC Family series ‘Ruby & The Rockits’.

Carlos PenaVega

Carlos PenaVega stars in Hallmark's 'Dead over Diamonds'. (Hallmark)

Carlos Roberto Pena Jr. plays the role of Sam in the movie. He is an American actor and musician. An alum of the Boston Conservatory, Carlos is also a member of the band, ‘Big Time Rush’, where he is a pianist and singer. He shot to fame with his role as Carlos Garcia in Nickelodeon’s ‘Big Time Rush’, ‘ER’ (1994), ‘Judging Amy’ (1999), ‘Summerland’ (2004), and ‘Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide’ (2004), among others. 

Erik Estrada

Erik Estrada stars in Hallmark's 'Dead over Diamonds'. (Hallmark)

Erik Estrada is a New York based actor who plays the role of Luis in the movie. His career spans four decades and he shot to fame with his role of Officer Francis ‘Frank’ Poncherello – affectionately known as “Ponch” – in the hit series, ‘CHiPs’. He also penned his autobiography, ‘Erik Estrada...My Road from Harlem to Hollywood’.

Deb Howard

Deb Howard stars in Hallmark's 'Dead over Diamonds'. (Hallmark)

Debs Howard is a South African actres, settled in Canada. She is known for her roles in ‘The Evil In Us’(2015), ‘Day For Night’ (2013), ‘1000 Things’ (2011) and ‘Eaux Troubles Du Crime’ (2007).

Director

The murder mystery thriller is directed by Ron Oliver and written for Hallmark by Marcy Holland.

Emmy nominated director Ron Oliver directs Hallmark's 'Dead over Diamonds'. (Hallmark)

Emmy-nominated director, writer, producer and composer, Oliver is known for his work on the cult hit, ‘Prom Night II’(1987). He has directed and/or written award-winning theatrical feature films and television ratings hits for leading studios such as Warner Brothers, Fox, Universal, and The Walt Disney Co.

Trailer

Sneak a peek at the preview of the murder mystery thriller coming this weekend.



 

Where to Watch

You can save ‘Dead over Diamonds’ as your weekend watch, when it premieres on Hallmark movies on February 16, 2020, at 9 pm ET. Encore showings include February 20 at 7 pm, February 22 at 9 pm, February 23 at 5 pm, and February 26 at 9 pm, all times Eastern.

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