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Netflix renews Another Life for another ride

The Katee Sackhoff space drama from Halfire Entertainment will start production in Vancouver next year.

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How Another Life fills a new space for Netflix

Executive producers behind the sci-fi series starring Katee Sackhoff discuss the show’s atypical development process.

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Rights and writers’ rooms dissected in Prime Time Netflix panel

Netflix programming exec Chris Regina, Chad Oakes and Noreen Halpern discussed the different models and methods of working together.

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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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Netflix orders Halfire’s Another Life

Created by Slasher‘s Aaron Martin, the 10-episode sci-fi series will start production in Vancouver this summer.

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Awards Roundup: Forte’s Snapshots wins kids Int’l Emmy

Plus: Halfire Entertainment’s Alias Grace nabs a Peabody nom and Canadians win at Hollyweb.

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Halfire taps Carol Commisso as VP, development

The former Rogers exec will be charged with sourcing IP to build out the prodco’s slate of scripted dramas.

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CBC sets premiere for Alias Grace

Sarah Polley’s small-screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel will bow on the pubcaster and Netflix this fall.

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Space preps Halfire’s Aftermath

The Bell Media-owned specialty channel has set a September premiere date for the series, from Noreen Halpern’s prodco.

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Halfire Entertainment hires Marla Boltman

The prodco’s president Noreen Halpern (pictured) talks to Playback about the hire, as well as growing Halfire’s slate beyond Aftermath and Alias Grace.

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CBC, Netflix commission Alias Grace

The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel of the same name will be produced by Sarah Polley (pictured) and Halfire Entertainment.

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Halfire back with Aftermath

Noreen Halpern’s prodco has a new series greenlit with Space and Syfy, starring Anne Heche (pictured).