Even though Loughlin has not submitted a plea to the charges yet, Crown Media and its affiliate networks have cut ties with the actress, halting production and development of any new projects with Loughlin, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The company distanced itself from Loughlin in a statement on Thursday, saying it was "saddened" by the allegations she's facing. We are evaluating all creative options related to When Calls the Heart series. And if you don't, they rein you back in and say, 'You have to follow.
Some are predicting that Hallmark would sever ties with Loughlin because of the controversy. She's been among its so-called "Christmas queens" who topline a slate of popular holiday movies, and also starred in the ongoing "Garage Sale Mysteries" movies and the series "When Calls the Heart".
The company initially took a wait-and-see approach after a federal investigation of the scheme, in which several dozen prominent parents have been implicated, came to light earlier this week. She was taken into custody Tuesday and released the same night.
Hallmark, initially silent when the allegations were announced, issued a statement Wednesday, the day Loughlin surrendered to authorities.
Apart from travelling to the Vancouver area, the actor is only allowed to move within the continental U.S. Loughlin actually has projects slated through November, after which the judge has ordered her to surrender her passport on December 19.
Garage Sale Mystery: Three Little Murders was due to wrap production on March 21.
Her parents are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
He said production on the latest project in that franchise has been halted as a result of an indictment that claims Loughlin paid $500,000 to have her daughters designated as rowing recruits at the University of Southern California - despite the fact that they aren't rowers. It was not clear if their other daughter, Isabella, has attended the university. She appeared in Los Angeles federal court Tuesday looking visibly exhausted, before posting $250,000 bail and surrendering her passport.
Felicity Huffman appeared exhausted and emotional in court yesterday.