Elena Juatco (N’oa in The Harvest) is the voice of Laura Ing in the Deepa Mehta film BEEBA BOYS, which was released in Canada on 16 October. In the film, a gang leader takes on an established crime lord in a battle for control over Vancouver’s arms and drug trade. This month, Juatco will sing the role of Eponine from Les Miserables in four concert performances with the Upper Canada Chorus. Performances are November 6th 7th 13th and 14th at the Eglinton St. George’s United Church in Toronto, and Tickets are now available.
Kahlid Klein (‘well-dressed man’ in The Harvest and The Sugar Point Run) is Javier in JOHN LIVES AGAIN, an offbeat romantic comedy that follows a man in his late 20’s who is struggling to find love. Also in the cast is Jean Yoon, who was Officer Tong in LOST GIRL episode 1.4, and the coroner in Season One of ORPHAN BLACK.
Singer Alisha Phillips (Surrogate #5 in Vessel) plays an Executive Assistant in the film SUICIDE SQUAD, about a secret government agency that recruits imprisoned super-villains for black ops missions in exchange for clemency. The film will be released in the US on 1 August, and a trailer is available on You Tube. On right is Phillips latest song, HALF PAST LATE.
Jamillah Ross (Delle Seyah’s guard in Vessel) also sings, and her 2008 album, SUGA’S LAST STAND, is available on iTunes. Ross will be Rhonda in PAY THE GHOST, which stars Nicholas Cage as a man obsessed with finding his son, who disappeared during a Halloween carnival. PAY THE GHOST is directed by Uli Edel (whose 2014 film HOUDINI was nominated for a Primetime Emmy), and is available on iTunes and Amazon Video. The film’s music is by Joseph LoDuca, who also did the music
for XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS.
Season 2 of KILLJOYS will begin filming in Toronto on 2 December.