The Firm


Callum Keith Rennie joins Fifty Shades of Grey

The veteran Canadian actor will play a stepfather in the movie adaptation of E.L. James’ book series now shooting in Vancouver.


eOne inks Latin American deals post-NATPE

The company also recently inked a first-look financing and distribution agreement with 1984 Private Defense Contractors as it continues to expand its global pipeline.

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Nominees revealed for 2012 DGC awards

On the list is past winner David Cronenberg (pictured), who picked up nominations for best direction and best feature film for A Dangerous Method.

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The Firm tops a million

The premiere of the eOne series on Global earns 1.1 million viewers 2+ for its two-hour premiere, not quite reaching the ratings achieved by Global’s Bomb Girls premiere last week.

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The Firm, Bomb Girls topline Global’s winter sked

Canadian shows shine on the Shaw Media channel’s mid-season schedule.


Sony to roll out eOne’s The Firm in 111 territories worldwide

The global footprint for the Canadian drama will follow a January launch on NBC and Global Television.


U.S. nets unveil mid-season TV skeds

The Firm is set to bow with a two-hour Sunday night premiere in January, switching to Thursdays afterwards.


eOne, Viaset ink distribution financing deal for The Firm

The co-venture sees the European broadcaster pick up free TV rights to the series for 10 of its territories.

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Shaun Majumder and Tricia Helfer join The Firm

The Battlestar Galactica and Detroit 1-8-7 actors will appear in recurring roles in the NBC/Global Television drama from Entertainment One.

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Josh Lucas joins The Firm from Entertainment One

Lucas to top-line legal drama from Entertainment One based on the Tom Cruise-starring movie and John Grisham’s best-selling novel.

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Global goes for a 10 for fall

Shaw SVP Barb Williams talks about Global’s 10 new shows for fall and about U.S. interest in net’s homegrown dramas.

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NBC and Global pick up The Firm for midseason 2012

NBC and Global Television picked up 22 episodes of the screen adaptation of John Grisham’s 1991 novel.