BADSVILLE is a tale of perpetual conflict (localized to one generic small town) and the struggles of gang leader Wink (Ian McLaren) to fulfill a promise to his dying mother and escape the town and the war. It is not clear just how important the where and when of Badsville is, but the café where Wink works has two American flags hanging on its walls, so the film makes a point of being located in the US. And while Badsville has cars and trucks from the 70s and 80s, it’s general atmosphere is suggestive of the 1950s. Continue reading →
Tim Rozon will be Spencer Walsh in Episode 5.3 of the medical drama SAVING HOPE. The episode is titled BIRTHDAY BLUES, and will air on CTV in Canada on 26 March at 10pm and on ION TV in the US on 28 March at midnight. Rozon tweeted on 20 March: “Catch me on @ilanacfrank @SavingHopeTV on @CTV_Television this Sunday 10/9c Ps…I’m pretty sure I’m in my birthday suit.”
Alex Paxton-Beesley (Hetty Tate in Episode 1.6) will star as Detective Lynne Barrett in Circlesnake Production’s remount of its critically acclaimed mystery SLIP. The play follows Detective Barrett as she tries to shed light on a mysterious death. (A woman is found dead on the floor of an abandoned apartment with debris strewn everywhere, and a symbol carved into her arm.) The detective must untangle a mystery that “escapes the simplicity of a single story”. SLIP will run from 23 March through 2 April at the Tarragon Theatre Workspace, 20 Bridgeman Ave. in Toronto.
Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Waverly) is Emmy (Emilia?) in BEAUTIFUL DEVILS, a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s Othello set in the East London music scene. Oz and Ivan (Othello and Iago?) are music producers whose lifelong friendship sours after Oz is offered a lucrative solo record deal. The film will be released in the UK on 22 March. For showtimes, click here. A trailer is available on YouTube.
Tamara Duarte will play an as yet unnamed character in the second season of WYNONNA EARP. She will also be Suzy in April Mullen‘s latest film, BADSVILLE, the story of the leader of a violent greaser gang who risks everything when he makes a promise to his dying mother and tries to leave his old life behind. BADSVILLE will have its Canadian premiere at the Canadian Film Fest 25 March at 2:30pm in Toronto.