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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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- Michael Briers

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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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Peters, Spotnitz Plan "The Indian Detective"

7 June 2016 8:01 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Big Light Productions, Blue Ice Pictures, Wonder Films and CTV are set to produce the comedic drama series "The Indian Detective".

Comedian Russell Peters will play a Toronto cop who unexpectedly finds himself investigating a murder in his parents' Indian homeland.

Peters and TV vet Frank Spotnitz will executive produce th project alongside Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron, Mark Burton, Clayton Peters and Paul Canterna.

Shooting begins this Fall in South Africa, Canada and India. The news comes a day after Spotnitz, the former "The Man in the High Castle" showrunner," also got a straight-to-series order at CBS for his new project "Ransom".

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- Garth Franklin

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Russell Peters & Frank Spotnitz Team For Canadian Series ‘The Indian Detective’

7 June 2016 2:09 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Comedian Russell Peters is set to star in The Indian Detective, a four-part comedy-drama series that Frank Spotnitz and Smita Bhide (Transporter: The Series) developed for Peters in his first toplining role. It is set to air in Canada next year on Bell Media's CraveTV and CTV and around the world. The project is a co-production between Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions, Blue Ice Pictures, Wonder Films and CTV and will shoot in the fall in South Africa, Canada and… »

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Russell Peters, Frank Spotnitz Partner for ‘The Indian Detective’ Series

7 June 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Canadian broadcaster CTV has given a series order to “The Indian Detective,” a comedic drama from Frank Spotnitz and comedian Russell Peters.

The series will star Peters as a Toronto cop who unexpectedly finds himself investigating a murder in his parents’ Indian homeland, and will begin shooting this fall in South Africa, Canada and India. Big Light Productions, Blue Ice Pictures, Wonder Films and CTV will produce the project, which is financed by Blue Ice Pictures and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.

“The Indian Detective” was developed for Peters by Spotnitz and Smita Bhide. Peters and Spotnitz will serve as executive producers with Blue Ice PicturesLance Samuels and Daniel Iron, Mark Burton, Clayton Peters and Paul Canterna.

“I couldn’t be happier that my first leading role in a series will be on a show with not only my name in the title, but a show that »

- Daniel Holloway

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Amy Sherman-Palladino's 1950s Dramedy Snags Pilot Order at Amazon

6 June 2016 2:49 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino‘s next TV project is taking her back nearly 70 years.

PhotosGilmore Girls Revival: 3 Dozen Scoops!

Amazon has handed a pilot order to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, an hour-long dramedy written by Sherman-Palladino about a 1950s housewife who decides to be one of the first female standup comics, Deadline reports.

As-p will segue to Mrs. Maisel after she completes post production on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Netflix’s four-part revival of the beloved WB/CW series.

Mrs. Maisel was one of five pilots Amazon ordered on Monday, joining Guillermo del Toro’s supernatural thriller Carnival Row, »

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Frank Spotnitz Thriller Ransom Starring Luke Roberts Ordered at CBS

6 June 2016 8:55 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS has placed a 13-episode, straight-to-series order for Ransom, a dramatic thriller from X-Files/Man in the High Castle Ep Frank Spotnitz starring Black SailsLuke Roberts.

The pickup comes just weeks after Spotnitz abruptly parted ways with Man in the High Castle in the middle of production on Season 2.

RelatedCBS’ Fall Schedule: NCIS: La on Move, Michael Weatherly’s Bull Paired With NCIS

Ransom follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Roberts), whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Eric understands criminals better than they do, and uses his insight into human »

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Code Black Season 2: Meet the 'Heroic, Rule-Breaking' New Co-Lead

6 June 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Code Black 2.0 continues to take shape.

The CBS medical drama — which on Friday announced a major Season 2 cast shake-up that saw two actors promoted and another two fired — is adding a male co-lead opposite Marcia Gay Harden, and TVLine has procured intel on the newbie MD.

PhotosFall TV’s First Scoops: A Grey’s Baby, Vampire Diaries‘ New Big Bad and More Early Intel From 18 Returning Series

The character, Colonel David Willis, is a onetime combat doctor who has served three tours in Afghanistan. Described as heroic, blunt, irreverent, and rule-breaking, Willis lands at Angels Memorial to teach the attendings and residents new war-tested techniques. »

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CBS Orders Drama Series From Former ‘Man in the High Castle’ Showrunner Frank Spotnitz

6 June 2016 7:20 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Frank Spotnitz, who abruptly exited Amazon’s “Man in the High Castle” just weeks ago, has landed a straight-to-series order for his new series “Ransom” from CBS, TheWrap has learned. Spotnitz’s new series follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (“Black Sails” star Luke Roberts), whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Eric understands criminals better than they do, and uses his insight into human behavior to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases. “The world of crisis negotiation is incredibly compelling, as demonstrated by the fascinating real-life cases Laurent Combalbert has negotiated, »

- Joe Otterson

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CBS Orders Frank Spotnitz Drama ‘Ransom’ Straight to Series

6 June 2016 7:09 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has given a straight-to-series order to “Ransom,” from “The Man in the High Castle” producer Frank Spotnitz.

CBS is partnering with France’s TF1 and Canada’s Global for the 13-episode show, which hails from global studio Entertainment One (eOne), Big Light Productions and producers Sienna Films and Wildcats Productions. The show will star “Black Sails” thesp Luke Roberts. eOne controls worldwide rights to the series, excluding French-speaking territories.

Spotnitz will serve as an executive producer on the series, which he created with David Vainola. “Ransom” is inspired by the professional experiences of crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, is considered to be among the top negotiators in the world. Today, they travel around the globe to help multinational corporations and governmental agencies with complex negotiations and conflict resolution.

“Ransom” follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Roberts), whose team is brought in to »

- Laura Prudom

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Frank Spotnitz's "Ransom" Greenlit At CBS

6 June 2016 7:04 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

CBS, TF1 and Global have given a thirteen-episode straight-to-series order for "The Man in the High Castle" producer Frank Spotnitz's new project "Ransom" for eOne, Big Light Productions, Sienna Films and Wildcats Productions.

Luke Roberts ("Black Sails," "Wolf Hall") will star as crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont, a man whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can and who refuse to resort to violence. Eric's considerable powers of manipulation often complicate his relationships with family, friends and colleagues.

The series begins with Eric taking on Maxine Carlson, a new member of the team eager to prove herself. But a dangerous secret from Maxine's past may pose a threat that even the great Eric Beaumont is unable to resolve.

Spotnitz will serve as an executive producer on the series, which he created with David Vainola.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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