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Northern Stars: Pompeii takes 1st Golden Screen Award

(February 4, 2015 – Toronto, ON) Pompeii, the historical drama set in 79 AD and stars Kiefer Sutherland as a corrupt Roman Senator has won the first ever Cineplex Golden Screen Award for Feature Film. The announcement was made this[...]

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Rivals Netflix, Rogers team up for Canadian drama Between

With industry alliances shifting and new players being revealed, Rogers Media and Netflix have teamed up to back a new Canadian miniseries, Between, by writer/director Michael McGowan. Friction between the U.S. streamer and the CRTC be damned, the unlikely partnership[...]

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Jennette McCurdy To Topline Thriller Drama Series For Netflix & Canada’s City

In Netflix’s first collaboration with a Canadian network, the streaming giant has teamed with Canada’s No.3 commercial broadcaster City for a new drama series to be headlined by Nickelodeon comedy star Jennette McCurdy in her first TV gig since the abrupt end[...]

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Monster king Guillermo del Toro: The new face of Canadian film

When Guillermo del Toro was a child in Mexico, he made a pact with the monsters that crowded into his room at night: If they let him go to the washroom, he’d be their friend for life. The deal worked.[...]

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NHK Pacts With Canadian, Dutch Producers on World War II Drama

The TV co-production with Don Carmody Television and FATT Productions about events in the Pacific during and after the global conflict is set to start shooting later this year. Japan’s public broadcaster NHK is pacting with Canadian partner Don Carmody[...]

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Peacock Alley, Don Carmody TV Strike Distribution Pact

Peacock Alley Entertainment has joined up with Don Carmody Television to coproduce two new series in development. As part of the new pact unveiled ahead of MIPTV, Peacock Alley Entertainment will handle international distribution for two programs developed by Don[...]

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Don Carmody TV, Peacock Alley Ink Distribution Deal

The pact starts with the Canadian distributor handling international sales of “Echoes,” from “Stargate” writer Carl Binder, and Michael McGowan’s survivalist drama “Between.” Don Carmody Television has tapped Peacock Alley Entertainment to co-produce two series now in development, including a[...]

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It’s Toronto’s 180th birthday: Here are 180 people who made a difference

To commemorate Toronto’s 180th birthday on March 6, the Star has assembled 180 profiles of memorable people, including city and community builders, innovators, politicians, cultural leaders, artists, entertainers and athletes, business leaders and colourful personalities who left their mark on[...]

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Berlin: Jay Baruchel to Star in Stephen King Adaptation, ‘The Ten O’Clock People’

Tom Holland, who wrote and helmed 1980s horror classics FRIGHT NIGHT and CHILD’S PLAY, is directing the short story adaptation. Jay Baruchel has signed on to star in and executive produce the film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story THE[...]

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