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Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale

The Toronto-shot series’ sophomore season has also been picked up by Bell Media’s Bravo.

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Bell Media gets Canadian exclusive for The Handmaid’s Tale

The 10-part first season of the dystopian drama will be coming to Bravo and CraveTV.

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MGM, Skydance’s Condor confirmed for T.O.

The TV series is service produced via John Weber and Frank Siracusa’s Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films partnership.

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Best of the Year: Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films

How the Toronto companies are bringing U.S. drama series (and dollars) north of the border.

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The Handmaid’s Tale to shoot in Toronto

The MGM Television series will set up shop at Cinespace Film Studios, with Take 5 and Whizbang handling production in Canada. (Lead Elisabeth Moss pictured.)

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CW ends Beauty and the Beast

The series’ upcoming fourth season, produced by Take 5 Productions and Whizbang Films and shot in Toronto, will be its last.

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Coming Soon: Hellions

Whizbang Films’ Frank Siracusa talks about the distribution strategy behind Bruce McDonald’s Hellions, which hits theatres and iTunes Friday.

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IFC Midnight takes U.S. rights to Hellions

Bruce McDonald’s Halloween horror thriller debuted at Sundance.

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Robert Patrick joins Hellions cast

The Terminator 2 actor (pictured) joins Bruce McDonald’s latest feature, now in production in Toronto.

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Cameras roll on Bruce McDonald’s Hellions

Rossif Sutherland, Chloe Rose and Rachel Wilson round out the cast for the latest genre pic from the Pontypool director (pictured).

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Peter Wellington, Jason Eisener films screen at Fantasia

Cottage Country (pictured) from Whizbang Films will receive a North American premiere, while the anthology horror film series V/H/S 2 also gets a berth in the Canadian genre film festival.