14 September 2010 8:00 AM, PDT | The Cultural Post | See recent The Cultural Post news »

Yesterday in Toronto, production began on the first season of the upcoming Canadian TV series Xiii. This series based on a comic book created by Jean Van Hamme and William Vance will take place after the events in the two-parts TV film Xiii: The Conspiracy. Moreover, Xiii: The Series will be aired in 2011 on Showcase and CanalPlus, which are two cable networks respectively from Canada and France.

In the two-parts TV film, the first U.S. female president (Mimi Kuzyk) had been assassinated by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. While the USA's secret services is hot on his heels, the assassin manages to escape. A few weeks after these events, an elderly couple discover the body of an amnesic man wearing a parachute. This man has the number "Xiii" tatooed on his neck. Since he has been designated as the prime suspect in the assassination of the president, »

- anhkhoido@hotmail.com (Anh Khoi Do)

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