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Badler's Lizard Queen Returns To V

8 August 2010 1:43 PM, PDT

According to executive producer Scott Rosenbaum, actress Jane Badler will appear on ABC's Vancouver-lensed TV series V as a recurring character. Badler played the lizard 'Diana' in the original 1980's V series and will play a new character named 'Diana' in the rebooted show as the reptilian alien mother of 'Anna'. "...'Anna' (Morena Baccarin) is keeping her mother prisoner on the mother ship in a never-before-seen section that has been designed to look like the Visitors' home planet..." Starring Elizabeth Mitchell, V, based on the 1983 mini-series, was one of the most-watched series premieres of the 2009-10 TV season when it debuted to 14.3 million viewers. V also stars Morris Chestnut as 'Ryan Nichols', Joel Gretsch as 'Father Jack', Lourdes Benedicto as 'Valerie', Logan Huffman as 'Tyler Evans', Laura Vandervoort as 'Lisa', Morena Baccarin as 'Anna' and Scott Wolf as 'Chad Decker'. Inspired by "It Can't Happen Here" a 1935 novel by author »

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BC Film/TV Industry Supports Harmonized Sales Tax

7 August 2010 12:17 PM, PDT

Workers from the BC film and TV industry joined with members of the business community @ Vancouver's North Shore Studios August 5, regarding the new provincial 'Harmonized Sales Tax'. "Harmonizing the sales taxes will help attract more shows and more jobs to BC, making our province a more competitive destination for TV and movie productions,. said Peter Leitch, president of North Shore Studios/Mammoth Studios and chair of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia. "The 'Hst' is strong medicine for our economy . just like medicine, it may taste bad, but it.s going to make sure we.re healthy and strong tomorrow," said Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President, Business Council of British Columbia. "It.s going to help protect the jobs we have, help spark job creation, and help create higher-paying jobs. The 'Pst' was a barrier to the kind of investments that create employment and drive the economy. »

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UK's Empire Discover's Scott Pilgrim

2 August 2010 6:33 AM, PDT

Take a look at the latest cover of "Empire" Magazine, featuring actor Michael Cera, supporting the Toronto-lensed Universal monsters feature, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, based on the Oni Press comic book series by Bryan Lee O.Malley. "...Get The Hot Girl. Defeat her Evil Exes. Hit Love Where It Hurts..." "...Meet charming and jobless 'Scott Pilgrim' (Michael Cera). A bass guitarist for totally average garage band 'Sex Bob-omb', the 22-year-old has just met the girl of his dreams.literally. The only catch to winning 'Ramona Flowers' (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)? Her seven evil exes are coming to kill him. "Scott has never had a problem getting a girlfriend. It.s getting rid of them that proves difficult. From the girl who kicked his heart.s ass.and now is back in town.to the teenage distraction he.s trying to shake when Ramona rollerblades into his world, love hasn.t been easy. »

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