Created by Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik, STRANGE EMPIRE is a thirteen-episode series set in 1869 about three women who hold down a town on the border of Alberta and Montana after all the men are murdered. It can be streamed on CBC Gem in Canada and on Tubi in the US.
Melissa Farman, Cara Gee and Tattiawana Jones
Tattiawana Jones (Isabelle Slotter) is Dr. Amelia Black in THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY, a romantic comedy starring Geraldine Viswanathan as Lucy Gulliver, a lonely young woman who has just gone through a breakup and decides to open up a place called The Broken Hearts Gallery where people are able to abandon things that remind them of their past relationships. The gallery is a hit, and becomes famous among broken-hearted romantics everywhere. Written and directed by Natalie Krinsky, THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY will be released in the US and Canada on 11 September. A trailer is available on YouTube.
Melissa Farman and Aaron Poole
Aaron Poole (Captain John Slotter) will be pierced man in THE EDUCATION OF FREDRICK FITZELL. The title character, Fred Fitzell (Dylan O’Brien), is a normal guy approaching his 30s and the biggest decisions he’s facing are whether he should get a corporate job and let go of his dream of being an artist, or if he should commit to his girlfriend. After a chance encounter with a long forgotten man from his youth, Fred takes a trip into his own past, which literally and metaphorically forces him to choose a direction in life. Directed by Christopher MAcBride, THE EDUCATION OF FREDRICK FITZELL is expected to be released later this year. Continue reading →
Damon (Kristian Bruun) shows Phoebe (Cara Gee) his Red Rover video presentation.
This is the story of Damon (Kristian Bruun), a Toronto geologist who lives in his ex’s basement and spends his spare time with a metal detector on the beach. (It is a nice beach and surprisingly there is almost never anyone else visible on it.) Later we will find out that he is on that beach looking for something specific, and he will find out the real reason he’s looking for it.
One evening, Phoebe (Cara Gee) goes walking on that same beach. (She is wearing a spacesuit costume because she is passing out flyers for a project called Red Rover, which sounds a lot like the now defunct Mars One initiative to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars. (For some reason, the Mars One website is still active.) Phoebe is an aspiring singer, and has been on this beach before, because after handing Damon a flyer, she asks him to look for her missing earring. Continue reading →
Cara Gee as Coyote in the Tyson Caron drama WYNTER
Cara Gee (Camina Drummer) will have an as yet unspecified role in CALL OF THE WILD, a film based on Jack London’s story about Buck, a powerful dog (half St. Bernard) who is stolen from a California estate and sold as a sled dog in the Arctic. Harrison Ford will be John Thornton, the guy who saves Buck from death at the hands of a cruel owner (Dan Stevens), and Karen Gillan will be the spoiled and pampered Mercedes, sister of the aforementioned cruel owner. Director Chris Saunders says that the film will “incorporate major CG elements”. CALL OF THE WILD has begun filming in Santa Clarita, California. It will be released in the US on Christmas Day, 2019, and in Russia as Зов предков (Call of the Ancestors) on 2 January 2020.