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In Brief: eOne, HBO to copro Taylor Kitsch drama, Halfire hires new SVP

Plus: Stephan James nabs a Golden Globes nom for his role in Amazon’s Homecoming and 10th Avenue Productions gets to work on its fourth animated film.

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eOne to expand Patrick Roy’s remit following Alex Hamilton’s exit

Following the departure of U.K.-based Hamilton in March, Roy will take oversight of eOne’s theatrical distribution business across all territories including North America, Europe and Australia.

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YouTube gives pilot order to eOne, Counterfeit, SEVEN24 drama

The project is penned by Canadian writing duo Adam and Max Reid and exec produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Productions banner.

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Revenues dip slightly for eOne in latest financials

Strong growth in its family and brands business was offset by declines on the film and TV side, and one-off restructuring costs.

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Deals: DHX Media, eOne, Sienna

Italian TV channel Effe TV has picked up the broadcast rights to the first three seasons of Cardinal.

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Deals: Raven Banner, Film Mode, Moonrise Pictures

The Toronto distributor picks up Belzebuth, Soska Sisters’ Rabid heads to AFM, and more.

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eOne sells The Rookie into 160 territories

The police drama sold to M6 (France), Sky (U.K.) and RAI (Italy) among others ahead of its Oct. 16 broadcast premiere.

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Deals: CBC, Gusto Worldwide, eOne

CBC inks deals for Barry Avrich’s The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret, Finding The Secret Path and Jessica Jessica, Gusto sells three originals, plus more.

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In brief: NBCUniversal’s Hayu launches in Canada

Plus: eOne adds a new VP of development and signs a first-look deal, VIFF creates an award in Rob Stewart’s name, and more.

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In brief: New Heritage deputy ministers named

Plus: eOne partners on a docuseries exec produced by Drake, while Pyewacket‘s writer/director has been tapped to direct season three of Slasher (pictured).

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eOne takes international rights to Diggstown

Showrunner Floyd Kane’s upcoming legal drama starring Vinessa Antoine will premiere on CBC in winter 2019.

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Christopher MacBride’s Education of Fredrick Fitzell underway in T.O.

The psychological thriller is produced by Lee Kim of Toronto’s Resolute Films and Entertainment and financially backed by Telefilm and eOne.