Lanette Ware (nurse in “Family Portrait“) is Detective Bellows in Justin G. Dyck’s horror film ANYTHING FOR JACKSON. Audrey (Sheila McCarthy) and Henry (Julian Richings) are two grieving grandparents who lost their grandson Jackson in an automobile accident. Henry is a doctor, and he kidnaps one of his pregnant patients, intending to perform a reverse exorcism that will put Jackson’s soul inside the unfortunate woman’s unborn child. Soon Audrey and Henry discover that Jackson isn’t the only ghost they have invited into their home. ANYTHING FOR JACKSON completed filming in Barrie, Ontario in March and is expected to premiere on Super Channel Fuse in Canada sometime in the Fall.
Ware is also Betty in GIRL, a film starring Bella Thorne as a woman who intends to kill her abusive father, but after returning home to accomplish this finds that someone else has gotten to him first. Written and directed by Chad Faust, GIRL should be released in the US and Canada later this year. Continue reading →
Michelle Nolden as Dr. Dawn Bell in Episode 1.2 of SAVING HOPE
Michelle Nolden (Freyja in “Sweet Valkyrie High“) will be Sara West (John’s deceased wife) in NORTHERN RESCUE a new CBC and Netflix family adventure series that follows John West (William Baldwin), who, after the death of his wife, uproots his three children from the big city and returns to his home town to take command of the local Search and Rescue service. The children’s Aunt Charlotte (Kathleen Robertson), struggles to help John and his children heal as she copes with the loss of her sister. Gail Harvey (who directed “There’s Bo Place Like Home“) will direct two of the ten first season episodes. NORTHERN RESCUE began shooting in and around Parry Sound, Ontario in June, and all episodes will be available to stream on the CBC app in December. The show will be broadcast on CBC sometime in 2019. Continue reading →
Michelle Nolden at the 2004 Gemini Awards. (She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the mini-series HEMINGWAY VS CALLAGHAN)
Nolden sitting on a an apple box on the set of SAVING HOPE
Michelle Nolden, who was Vice President Kathleen Spence in 11 episodes of NIKITA in 2013, and William Murdoch’s sister in MURDOCH MYSTERIES episode #49, will be Freyja in the Season 5 premiere of LOST GIRL. In Norse myth, Freyja is the estranged wife of Odin, and runs an alternative version of Valhalla called Folkvangr. It was previously reported here that Charisma Carpenter would play Freyja, but apparently the role has been recast.
Nolden is also Dr. Dawn Bell on SAVING HOPE, the CTV drama that also has K.C. Collins (formerly LOST GIRL’s Hale) as Dr. Tom Reycraft.
Her next film appearance will be as Diane Bauer in A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY, which also will star Zoé De Grand Maison (Gracie Johanssen in ORPHAN BLACK Season 2).