North American deals for ‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’, ‘Ms Fisher’ telepics

Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher.

Every Cloud ProductionsMiss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears will get a cinema release in the Us before premiering on the streaming service Acorn TV.

The Svod platform also acquired the four Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries telepics, which launch on the Seven Network at 8.30 pm on February 21.

Tony Tilse directed the feature film spin-off of the ABC series and novels by Kerry Greenwood, which stars Essie Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Nathan Page, Miriam Margolyes, Jacqueline McKenzie and Ashleigh Cummings.

Acorn TV, which is home to the Miss Fisher series, bought the film sight unseen from the distributor All3Media International and will book Us cinemas after the Australian distributor Roadshow sets its release date. It is the first deal for the movie, which is yet to be screened for international buyers.

“It’s a perfect marriage,” Fiona Eagger, who produced the film with Deb Cox,

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