In brief: Joly heads to China, Fight Xchange returns to Super Channel
The Minister of Canadian Heritage is accompanied on the trip by representatives from the NFB and Telefilm, Super Channel gets back in the cage with its MMA docuseries, and more.
Coming Soon: Celtic Soul
Markham Street Films’ Michael McNamara on tapping soccer enthusiasts and Jay Baruchel fans to build buzz for the road trip doc.
FXX renews Man Seeking Woman
The comedy, starring Canadian Jay Baruchel (pictured), will go to a third season.
Re-assembling the Goon roster
As casting details for Goon: Last of the Enforcers are revealed, eOne’s Mark Slone on why the company wanted in on round two. (Goon pictured.)
Baruchel to direct Goon sequel
Canadian actor Jay Baruchel takes the helm as the sequel preps for a June Toronto shoot.
FX renews Toronto-shot Man Seeking Woman
The renewal follows the pilot and first season of the Jay Baruchel-starring comedy being shot in Toronto.
FX to shoot Jay Baruchel comedy in Toronto
The U.S. cable network will see the 10-episode first season shot in Toronto after shooting the pilot in the city earlier this year.
Jacob Tierney reteams with Jay Baruchel for Baseballissimo
The indie feature is about a young Canadian baseball player in an Italian coastal town (Tierney pictured).
Goon receives Golden Box Office award
eOne Films Canada’s Noah Segal and the film’s actor-co-writer Jay Baruchel on the hockey comedy’s $4.1 million domestic box office performance in 2012.
Scribes Jay Baruchel, Evan Goldberg at work on Goon sequel
A script is in the works for the second installment of the Michael Dowse-directed comedy (original film pictured) that Alliance Films released in Canada and Entertainment One in Britain.
RoboCop to shoot next in Hamilton
The remake of Paul Verhoeven’s action classic, in production in Toronto, will shoot on and around Hamilton’s James Street from Sept. 24 to Oct. 1, and the city will be made to look like Detroit.
Jay Baruchel: I owe my acting career to my mother
The Canadian child actor-turned-Hollywood star saluted Robyne Baruchel for providing a watchful eye for her son as he broke into acting as a 12-year-old.