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Vancouver Film: "Arrow", "Bates Motel", "Riverdale"

24 August 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for September 2016, including "Arrow", "Bates Motel", "Riverdale" and a whole lot more: 

Everything EVERYTHINGFeature

Local Production Company: Everything Productions Canada Ltd.

Producer: Elyssa Dutton

Sep 06/16 - Oct 07/16

Live Like Line

Feature

Local Production Company: Live Like Line Productions Ltd.

Director: Sean McNamara

Producer: Charles Rapp

Aug 02/16 - Sep 13/16

Ollie

Feature

Local Production Company: Tcf Vancouver Productions Ltd.

Director: Shane Black

Exec. Producer(s): Bill Bannerman

Producer: John Davis

Oct 17/16 - Feb 08/17

Sweet Virginia

Feature

Local Production Company: Sv Pictures Inc

Director: Jamie Dagg

Exec. Producer(s): Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Chris Ferguson

Producer: Jordan Barber

Aug 22/16 - Sep 17/16

Tully

Feature

Local Production Company: Tully Productions BC Inc.

Director: Jason Reitman

Exec. Producer(s): Jason Cloth, Ron McLeod, Aaron Gilbert

Producer: Aaron Gilbert, Helen Estabrook

Sep 21/16 - Nov 02/16

Washer

Feature

Local Production Company: Hskl Productions Canada Inc.

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Exec. »

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Toronto Film:"American Gods", "Flatliners", "Taken"

24 August 2016 8:32 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to TorontoFilm.Net here is the Toronto Film Production Update for September 2016, including "American Gods", "Flatliners", "Taken" and a whole lot more: 

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Alias Grace

Mini Series

Halfire Entertainment

Prod.: Sarah Polley, DJ Carson

Dir.: Mary Harron

Aug 15 - Nov 15/16

American Gods

TV Series

Fremantle / Starz Network

Exec. Prod.: Bryan Fuller,

Michael Green, Neil Gaiman

Dir.: David Slade & Various

Anon

Feature

Anon Film Prods. Canada Inc.

Prod.: Dan Bekerman

Dir.: Andrew Niccol

Jul 11 - Aug 26/16

Baroness Von Sketch Show

Season 2

TV Series

Bvss 2 Productions Ontario Inc. / Frantic Films

Prod.: Graham Ludlow, Jeff Peeler

Exec.Prod.: Jamie Brown, Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen

Dir.: Yael Staav

Sep 12 - Oct 28/16

Bruno & Boots II And III

TV Movie (2)

Aircraft Pictures

Prod.: Anthony Leo, Andrew Rosen

Dir.: Vivieno Caldinelli

Jul 22 - »

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Here’s Why ‘Man in The High Castle’ Season 2 Doesn’t Have a Showrunner (And Is Okay With It)

9 August 2016 8:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In an era of “auteur television,” where nearly every show can point to a head of state running the show, Season 2 of Amazon’s “The Man in the High Castle” is “a republic.”

That’s in the words of executive producer David Zucker, when asked at the Television Critics Association press tour about the complicated alternate reality show’s recent behind-the-scenes drama. Originally developed by former “X-Files” producer Frank Spotnitz from Philip K. Dick’s 1963 novel, Spotnitz exited the job of showrunner midway through the production of this season.

Read More: How They Filmed ‘The Man in the High Castle’ With a ‘Retro-Futurist’ Vibe

Showrunner departures aren’t necessarily unusual, but they don’t tend to happen publicly while a show is still in production, and usually another producer or producers are designated to inherit the title. “House of Cards” Season 5, for example, will be run by Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, »

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Here’s Why ‘Man in The High Castle’ Season 2 Doesn’t Have a Showrunner (And Is Okay With It)

9 August 2016 8:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In an era of “auteur television,” where nearly every show can point to a head of state running the show, Season 2 of Amazon’s “The Man in the High Castle” is “a republic.”

That’s in the words of executive producer David Zucker, when asked at the Television Critics Association press tour about the complicated alternate reality show’s recent behind-the-scenes drama. Originally developed by former “X-Files” producer Frank Spotnitz from Philip K. Dick’s 1963 novel, Spotnitz exited the job of showrunner midway through the production of this season.

Read More: How They Filmed ‘The Man in the High Castle’ With a ‘Retro-Futurist’ Vibe

Showrunner departures aren’t necessarily unusual, but they don’t tend to happen publicly while a show is still in production, and usually another producer or producers are designated to inherit the title. “House of Cards” Season 5, for example, will be run by Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, »

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The Man in the High Castle: When You'll Be Able to Watch Season Two

8 August 2016 7:04 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Achtung, baby. The second season of The Man in the High Castle TV show will premiere on Amazon, Friday, December 16, 2016. The television adaptation of Philip K. Dick's alternate history novel that imagines the Allied Forces lost World War II. The series stars: Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Rufus Sewell, and Joel de la Fuente. Tate Donovan joins season two as George Dixon, a man who has ties to Juliana Crain's (Davalo) past. Bella Heathcote has been cast as Joe Blake's (Kleintank) love interest, Nicole.Executive Producer Frank Spotnitz stepped down as showrunner, back in May during season two production. Deadline reports that during the High Castle TCA panel, Executive Producer David W. Zucker said, "Nothing has changed with the ensemble of this show” and "...there had not been 'some kind of coup' that would change creative direction." Warning: spoilers for The »

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'Man in the High Castle' Team on Absence of Showrunner: "We're Running in Many Ways Like a Republic"

7 August 2016 1:59 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The Man in the High Castle is continuing at Amazon without a showrunner.  Season one showrunner Frank Spotnitz left the project midway through production on its second season this spring. At the time Amazon said he would remain an executive producer on the project but that the need to base all creative efforts for the series, which was filming in Vancouver, on the West Coast contributed to his departure. Now, the team behind the show have explained that they are continuing on without a showrunner. "We're running, in many ways, like a republic," executive producer David Zucker said during

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Man in the High Castle EPs Address Showrunner Situation, More Burning Qs

7 August 2016 1:49 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Just as The Man in the High Castle involves a mystery about its titular string-puller, the Amazon series itself has faced a question about who’s running the show in the wake of Season 1 boss Frank Spotnitz‘s departure.

RelatedThe Man in the High Castle Production Halted After the Abrupt Exit of Showrunner Frank Spotnitz

In May, Spotnitz abruptly exited the drama amid a difference of opinion with Amazon regarding his involvement in Season 2. The Vancouver-shot drama quickly went into hiatus, with other members of the production team scrambling to fill the Ep’s duties.

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‘Man in the High Castle’ EPs on Showrunner Shakeup: ‘No One Would Choose to Build the Show This Way’

7 August 2016 1:44 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Amazon’s hit series “Man in the High Castle” saw the departure of showrunner Frank Spotnitz during production of its second season, and the executive producers told reporters that the show has been moving forward without a replacement.

“I’d say that we’re running in many ways like a republic, and in that sense, it’s very unique to this show,” said executive producer David Zucker at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills.

“There are senior powers in every aspect of the realization of the show, and that frankly is something Frank himself instituted. I don’t know how somebody could accomplish something of this ambition without putting incredible stock in what your cast has to say, to your keys, to your designers, to your directors. The contribution across the board, starting first and foremost within that writing room, is incredibly critical.”

Zucker admitted the process hasn’t been ideal, and »

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Amazon’s ‘Man in the High Castle’ Still Has No Clear Showrunner

7 August 2016 1:25 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

We know this for sure: Frank Spotnitz is no longer the “Man in the High Castle” showrunner. Anything beyond that old news remains unclear. When asked point-blank Sunday who the new head honcho is on Amazon’s most-watched original series, executive producer David Zucker sidestepped in response. “We’re running, in many ways, like a republic,” he told media members at Amazon’s Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour. “It’s very unique to this show. There are senior powers in every aspect of the realization of this show.” Fellow executive producer Isa Hackett nodded at the by-committee sentiment. Also »

- Tony Maglio

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Toronto Film: "Taken", "Flatliners", "People Of Earth"

25 July 2016 7:33 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to TorontoFilm.Net here is the Toronto Film Production Update for August 2016, including "Taken", "Flatliners", "People Of Earth" and a whole lot more: 

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Alias Grace

Mini Series

Halfire Entertainment

Prod.: Sarah Polley, DJ Carson

Dir.: Mary Harron

Aug 15 - Nov 15/16

American Gods

TV Series

Fremantle / Starz Network

Exec. Prod.: Bryan Fuller,

Michael Green, Neil Gaiman

Dir.: David Slade & Various

Mar. 14 – Sep 30/16

Anon

Feature

Anon Film Prods. Canada Inc.

Prod.: Dan Bekerman

Dir.: Andrew Niccol

Backstage 

Season 2

TV Series

Fresh TV

Prod.: Brian Campbell

Exec. Prod.: Brian Irving,

Lara Azzopardi

Dir.: Mario Azzopardi,

Wendy Morgan, Director X, Rt!,

Warren P. Sonoda, Lara Azzopardi

Jul 5 - Aug 19/16

Bruno & Boots II And III

TV Movie (2)

Aircraft Pictures

Prod.: Anthony Leo, Andrew Rosen

Dir.: Vivieno Caldinelli

Jul 22 - Sep 2

Buckout Road

Feature

Buckout Productions Ltd

Prod. »

- Michael Stevens

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Amazon Rolls Out First Teaser For Season 2 Of The Man In The High Castle

24 July 2016 10:01 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When the credits rolled on the series finale of The Man in the High Castle, Amazon’s original show that plunged America into a dark and twisted alternate history, fans were left with a truckload of unanswered questions.

Making matters worse, production on season 2 hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing, what with Frank Spotnitz’s decision to step down as showrunner mid-way through filming. In his steed, executive producers Isa Dick Hackett, David Zucker and Dan Percival helped steer development back on course, and here we arrive at the very first teaser for The Man in the High Castle‘s sophomore outing.

Hailing from Amazon’s Sdcc panel – one which featured series regulars Alexa Davalos, Rufus Sewell, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and Rupert Evans – many of those unanswered questions are shoved into the limelight, not to mention footage of Hitler unleashing a nuclear bomb on a hapless population.

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The Man In The High Castle season 2 trailer

21 July 2016 8:15 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Chris Longo Jul 22, 2016

At San Diego Comic-Con, we got the first look at Amazon's The Man in the High Castle season 2.

This time last year, the anticipation was building for release of The Man in the High Castle’s first season after the pilot set viewing records. Fans has to await for months between the pilot and the release of the full 10-episode run on Amazon Prime Video, and the cast was mum on spoiling an key details on the adaptation of legendary sci-fi author Philip K. Dick’s alternate history of the aftermath of World War II.

Absent season one showrunner Frank Spotnitz, who left the series in May, the cast came to San Diego Comic-Con with a little more to share, and a first look at Man in the High Castle season 2.

Watch the first trailer here:

No release was announced, but all signs point to a late 2016 release. »

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Man in the High Castle @ Comic-Con: 'Chameleon' Juliana, Tagomi's Vision and a New 'Sassy, Flirty Nazi'

21 July 2016 5:13 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Man in the High Castle‘s behind-the-scenes intrigue — which rival its on-screen ones — didn’t even get a passing mention during the Amazon series’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday.

In May, showrunner Frank Spotnitz abruptly exited the drama amid a difference of opinion with Amazon regarding his involvement in Season 2. The Vancouver-shot drama quickly went into hiatus, with other members of the production team scrambling to fill the Ep’s duties.

Related Comic-Con 2016: Your Guide to the TV-Related Panels and Screenings

At the time, Amazon released this statement:

Given the ambition and scope of the series, the »

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Frank Spotnitz’ Big Light Productions Names Jamie Hall As COO

13 July 2016 1:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Frank Spotnitz’ London- and Paris-based Big Light Productions has appointed TV exec Jamie Hall as Chief Operations Officer. The former Head of Production and Business Affairs at Eleven, Hall will be based at Big Light’s UK headquarters and will oversee the growing company's strategic partnerships and financing for entertainment projects. Big Light, founded by X-Files alum Spotnitz in 2013, has a slate that includes drama, comedy and non-fiction series, as well as films… »

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Chicago Justice: Actress Leaves NBC Spinoff, Joins CBS' Ransom

11 July 2016 4:39 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

As reported last week, Nazneen Contractor has joined the cast of the Ransom TV show, coming to CBS in the 2016-17 television season. She is set as Zara Hallam, an ex-cop. Production of Ransom began in Toronto last week and will move to France in the fall. A 13-episode drama created by David Vainola and Frank Spotnitz, the Ransom stars Luke Roberts, Sarah Green, and Brandon Jay McLaren.THR reports Contractor, who was in the backdoor pilot of NBC's Chicago Justice, which aired as an episode of Chicago Pd this past May, is leaving the Dick Wolf drama ahead of its series premiere. Contractor played Dawn Harper in the pilot, right-hand-woman to prosecutor Peter Stone (Philip Winchester). The Chicago Justice cast also includes: Joelle Carter and Carl Weathers. »

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Ransom: Cast Added, Production Begins on CBS Drama

8 July 2016 4:11 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Production has begun in Toronto, on the Ransom TV show, which will air on CBS in the Us. A 13-episode drama created by David Vainola and Frank Spotnitz, Ransom has added principal cast members Sarah Green, Brandon Jay McLaren, and Nazneen Contractor. The trio joins Luke Roberts, who was previously cast.From eOne, Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions, Sienna Films, and Wildcats Productions, Ransom follows hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Luke Roberts). Green has been cast as eager newcomer Maxine Carlson. McLaren will play psychological profiler Oliver Yates. Contractor plays Zara Hallam, an ex-cop. The series will also film in France, this fall.Read More… »

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Chicago Justice: Nazneen Contractor Exits Spinoff, Joins New CBS Drama

7 July 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Chicago Justice will be served by a slightly different team of lawyers when the NBC drama premieres midseason.

Nazneen Contractor, who played Asa Dawn Patel in the backdoor pilot of the Chicago P.D. spinoff, has exited the series, per The Hollywood Reporter.

RelatedChicago Justice Names Showrunner

Contractor won’t be without work for long, though. The actress has joined the upcoming CBS drama Ransom, from executive producer Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files).

The Windy City-set franchise has experienced its fair share of cast changes. The Walking Dead alumna Laurie Holden appeared in backdoor pilot for Chicago Med, but then »

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Frank Spotnitz’ CBS Drama ‘Ransom’ Adds Cast As Production Starts In Toronto

7 July 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Production has begun in Toronto on Ransom, the 13-episode drama created by David Vainola (Combat Hospital) and Frank Spotnitz. From eOne, Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions, Sienna Films and Wildcats Productions, the series has added principal cast to join Luke Roberts as hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont. Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) will play Maxine Carlson, a young newcomer eager to prove herself; Brandon Jay McLaren (The Killing, Chicago Fire) is Oliver Yates, a… »

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Toronto Film: "Alias Grace", "American Gods", "Downsizing"

23 June 2016 8:51 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to TorontoFilm.Net here is the Toronto Film Production Update for July 2016, including "Alias Grace", "American Gods", "Downsizing" and a whole lot more: 

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Alias Grace

Mini Series

Halfire Entertainment

Prod.: Sarah Polley, DJ Carson

Dir.: Mary Harron

Aug 15 - Nov 15/16

Toronto, On

American Gods

TV Series

Fremantle/Starz Network

Exec. Prod.: Bryan Fuller,

Michael Green, Neil Gaiman

Dir.: David Slade & Various

Mar. 14 – Sep 30/16

Toronto, On

Anon

Feature

Anon Film Prods. Canada Inc.

Prod.: Dan Bekerman

Dir.: Andrew Niccol

Jul 11 - Aug 26/16

Toronto, On

Degrassi: Next Class

TV Series

Dhx-Degrassi Productions XVI inc.

Prods.: Michael Bawcutt

Exec. Prod.: Stephen Stohn,

Linda Schulyer, Sarah Gilinski,

Matt Huether

Dir: various

May 16 - Aug 11/16

Toronto, On

Designated Survivor

Season 1

TV Series

Designated 1 Ltd.

Prod.: David Guggenheim

Exec. Prod.: David Guggenheim

Dir.: various

July 25 - Nov 30/16

Toronto, »

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TVLine Items: CBS Eyes Patty Hearst Series, Knight Exits Y&R and More

10 June 2016 1:24 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

One true-crime project just isn’t enough for CBS.

The Eye network is developing a limited series about the 1974 abduction of Patty Hearst by terrorist group the Symbionese Liberation Army, written by Jonathan Tolins (Grease Live!, Queer as Folk), our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedFrank Spotnitz Thriller Ransom Starring Luke Roberts Ordered at CBS

As reported in April, CBS is also working on a true-crime anthology series, the first season of which will focus on the murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey.

Hearst, the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, did a wink-wink cameo to her kidnapping during Season 3 of Veronica Mars. »

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