APTN Blackstone drama adds cast for third season

John Cassini, Tinsel Korey (The Twilight Saga) and Cheri Maracle join the ensemble drama about tumultuous lives on the fictional Blackstone First Nation Reserve.
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John Cassini, Tinsel Korey (The Twilight Saga) and Cheri Maracle have joined the third season cast for the APTN drama Blackstone from Edmonton-based Prairie Dog Film + Television.

The series, which stars Carmen Moore, Eric Schweig and Michelle Thrush, also has new talent in Bronson Pelletier, Wayne Baker and Dakota House joining the ensemble cast.

Blackstone follows the tumultuous lives of the community of the fictional Blackstone First Nation Reserve.

The returning cast includes Nathaniel Arcand, Steven Cree Molison, Andrea Menard, Tantoo Cardinal, and Garry Chalk.

Shooting in Edmonton from Mar. 24, Blackstone is helmed by Ron E. Scott, who is also the series’ screenwriter, alongside Damon Vignale.

The show is executive produced by Scott, who is also directing, as writer Damon Vignale and Jesse Szymanski share producer credits.