Zoie Palmer as Jann’s sister Max in the CTV comedy JANN. Production on Season 2 began in Calgary earlier this month
Zoie Palmer (The Android) will be Kara Boswick in Chris Rock’s UNTITLED SAW PROJECT (working title “The Organ Donor”). Only one other character named Kara has appeared in the SAW films. Her last name was never mentioned, and it is not known if Palmer’s character is related to her. She died in SAW 3D. Chris Rock stars in the film as Zeke, a police detective investigating gruesome crimes. Samuel L. Jackson co-stars as Zeke’s father, and Rock’s partner, William Schenk, will be played by Max Minghella (Nick Blaine on THE HANDMAID’S TALE). K.C. Collins (Hale on LOST GIRL) appears as Detective Drury. Directed by Darren Bousman (who directed SAW II, III, and IV), THE ORGAN DONOR will be in US theatres on 15 May.
Anthony Lemke (Marcus Boone) will be David in WOMAN IN CAR, which will star Hélène Joy as Anne Lewis, a successful woman who is scheduled to marry the ideal man. But when her stepson returns to Montreal with the beautiful Safiye, Anne struggles to keep her secrets hidden as she develops a dangerous obsession that could destroy the privileged life she has built. Written and directed by Vanya Rose-Kuhrt, WOMAN IN CAR explores issues of family, class, and deception.
Paul Amos (Vex in 24 LOST GIRL episodes) is Wren in DARKEN, a fantasy set in a violent prison-like world ruled by a self-appointed religious despot in the name of a god called Mother Darken. When Eve (Bea Santos) is inadvertently drawn into this dangerous place, she must ally herself with the rebels if she is to have any hope of escaping. Rob Archer (Bruce in six LG episodes) appears in the film as The Bard. DARKEN, which will also be a digital series, will screen 26 November at 7pm at the Blood In The Snow Film Festival at the Royal Cinema, 608 College St. in Toronto.
And Amos will be Oberon in a production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by The Checkov Collective (formed in 2014 by an ensemble of actors to explore classic plays using the techniques of Michael Chekhov). The play will run from 21 February to 11 March at The Citadel in Toronto. Continue reading →