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.
Allie Chung (Perelandra Jones in “She’s One of Them Now“) will be Kei in A PERFECT PLAN, which stars William Forsythe as Grayson, an experienced con artist who wakes up to find himself confined in a fortified warehouse along with three other notorious thieves (one of whom is Kate, played by Kathleen Munroe). The four of them are forced by a master thief named Theo (Carlo Rota) to plan and execute the theft of the secret diamond collection of John D. Rockefeller. Among others in the cast are Milton Barnes (KILLJOYS) and Yannick Bisson (MURDOCH MYSTERIES). Directed by Jesse Ikeman, A PERFECT PLAN completed filming in Hamilton, Ontario last January. No word yet on a release date.
Lauren Holly (Sadie in “Midnight Lamp“) will be Monique, director of the Archer School of Ballet, in TINY PRETTY THINGS, an hour-long drama series based on the 2015 novel by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton. Monique is described as ambitious, ruthless, and powerful, using her “dark capacities” to defend the school by any means necessary (and to bring out the best in her students). Jess Salgueiro (Robin on THE BOYS) plays Isabel, a cop searching for the truth about what happened during a mysterious accident at the Academy. In the book, Bette, June, and Gigi are the three top students at the school. In the series, sisters Bette and Delia Whitlaw (Casimere Jollette and Tory Trowbridge) seem to be featured characters, along with their boyfriends Oren (Barton Cowperthwaite) and Ramon (Bayardo De Murguia). June is played by Daniela Norman, and the role of Gigi has not been cast. Production is underway in Toronto, and TINY PRETTY THINGS will be on Netflix sometime in 2020. Continue reading →