Ruby Herring Mysteries, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries newest franchise, returns this weekend for a third installment entitled Prediction Murder. Taylor Cole (as Ruby, a tough journalist) and Stephen Huszar (Det. Jake Killian) reprise their roles from the first two films, and joining them for a second time is John Wesley Shipp (Dawson's Creek, The Flash) in the role of Ruby’s father, legendary crime reporter John Herring. The role is one Shipp (pictured at top) stepped into for the franchise’s second installment (Her Last Breath), replacing (Cole’s real-life stepfather) Shawn Christian, and while he knew he had some big shoes to fill, it wasn't the first time he’s “stepped-in” to play a dad. "It happened to me on Dawson’s Creek, as I wasn’t the original dad in the pilot," he laughed during a recent interview with MediaVillage. "I was filming The Lost Treasure of Dos Santos, with David Carradine, Kathy Lee Crosby and Lee Majors, which is something you will hopefully never see, when I got the call to say [Dawson's Creek] had decided to go a different way with the dad. I came in for the second episode and re-shot all the scenes from the first. But I don’t feel too bad for [the original actor] because I was watching an Al Pacino much movie later in which he starred.
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