Robert Parker’s Jesse Stone on DVD

On June 12th, Sony Pictures Home Entertainement will be releasing Jesse Stone: Night Passage and Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise. Both are based on the novels of the same name by Robert B. Parker.

Jesse Stone: Night Passage is a prequel to 2005’s Stone Cold, and originally aired on CBS January 15, 2006. Co-starring Stephanie March (TV’s “Law & Order: SVU”) and Stephen Baldwin (The Usual Suspects), the telefilm depicts Jesse Stone’s (Selleck) first days as Paradise, Massachusetts’ Chief of Police. He must immediately find the killer of his predecessor, plus investigate a domestic violence situation involving the city’s resident hothead (Baldwin), whose ties to a local bank manager expose a money-laundering scheme.

Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
is a sequel to 2005’s Stone Cold, and originally aired on CBS April 30, 2006. Co-starring William Devane (TV’s “Knot’s Landing”), the TV movie finds Chief Stone (Selleck) settling into his new life in Paradise when he becomes obsessed with finding the killer of a teenage girl. His quest to solve the murder unearths facts indicating there is more to the girl’s history than originally suspected and the new clues lead him to probe the Boston underworld.

Be sure to check the Crimespree Cinema DVD Calendar for other forthcoming releases.