Vanessa Matsui (Cassie the Oracle) will be Ms. Kate Wilder in GRAND ARMY, a TV series that follows sixteen year old Joey Del Marco (Odessa Adlon), and her attempts to cope after being sexually assaulted by three life-long friends during a Friday night out. The screenplay is by Katie Cappiello (based on “Slut: The Play“, which she wrote in 2013) and the first episode is titled “Brooklyn 2020”. Sydney Meyer, who was Helen Blackthorne in four episodes of SHADOWHUNTERS, is also in the cast. Directed by So Yong Kim, Tina Mabry, and Darnell Martin (2 episodes each), GRAND ARMY is currently in production at Netflix Studios in Mississauga, Ontario, and should be released early next year.
The second season of the CSA nominated webseries GHOST BFF, a dark comedy starring Matsui and Kaniehtiio Horn as two best friends (one alive, one dead) will begin production in Toronto on 22 July. All eleven first season episodes are available to stream on WHOHAHA TV. Christina Rosato (Sheri in “Fae Gone Wild“) and John Cor (Paulo in “Into the Dark“) each appear in several first season episodes. Continue reading →