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 →
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 →