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Kim Cattrall and Don McKellar take on Sensitive Skin

Cattrall (pictured) will star and exec produce, while McKellar will direct the half-hour comedy based on a U.K. series.

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Taylor Kitsch and Brendan Gleeson topline The Grand Seduction

The $12.5 million remake of the Quebec hit Le Grand Seduction is now shooting in Newfoundland (Kitsch pictured), with Gordon Pinsent and Mary Walsh joining the ensemble cast.

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Don McKellar steps in to direct English remake of The Grand Seduction

The English language version of the 2003 Quebec film will shoot this summer in Newfoundland, ahead of a national release by Alliance Vivafilm.

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Tears and joy at ACTRA Toronto awards

It was a night of standing ovations and moving speeches at the ACTRA Awards in Toronto on Friday, as two posthumous honors for Maury Chaykin and Tracy Wright were announced.

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Gil Bellows feature shooting in Havana

The Canadian actor is jointly writing, producing and directing the low-budget feature Gravity’s Pull in Vancouver and Havana with long-time friend Tony Pantages.

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Villeneuve charms Toronto critics, McDonald receives Special Citation

The $15,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award was presented Wednesday night by actor Jay Baruchel, marking the first time the designation has gone to the same director two years running.

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Hulu acquires Odd Job Jack

The U.S. online video service Hulu has acquired the Canadian TV animated series Odd Job Jack from indie distributor Duopoly.