Production on Working the Engels starts in Toronto

The cameras have started rolling on Working the Engels, with Benjamin Arthur (Less Than Kind) and Azura Skye (American Horror Story) joining the cast.

Production on the 12-part comedy produced by Halfire-CORE Entertainment and written by Katie Ford (Miss Congeniality) and Jane Ford (Listen Missy) is set to run through Jan. 15, according to the OMDC production roster.

Skye is to play Sandy Engel, a law firm receptionist and recovering pill-popper, while Arthur portrays Jimmy Engel, a bad boy and petty criminal with a heart of gold.

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Benjamin Arthur

They board a sitcom top-lined by Andrea Martin and Kacey Rohl as a young lawyer who quits her job at a huge law firm to take over her father’s small law practice after he dies unexpectedly.

She becomes the family’s unlikely patriarch as she deals with her self-involved mother (Martin) and eccentric relatives as co-workers.

Working the Engels is produced by Halfire-CORE Entertainment with Katie Ford, Jane Ford, Howard Busgang, Tom Nursall and Noreen Halpern serving as executive producers.