Burden of Truth rolls in Winnipeg for season three

Adam Pettle will return as showrunner for the eight-episode third season, with Sherry White and Kelly Makin joining as first-time directors.

Cameras are rolling in Winnipeg on season three of CBC drama Burden of Truth, set to wrap production in late October.

Burden of Truth is produced by ICF Films, Entertainment One (eOne) and Eagle Vision. Adam Pettle (Nurses) will return as showrunner on the series, which is created by Brad Simpson (Rookie Blue) and stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville, Beauty and the Beast). eOne holds worldwide sales rights.

Pettle, Simpson and Kreuk are all executive producers on the series alongside ICF Films’ Ilana Frank (Nurses, Saving Hope), Linda Pope (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue), eOne’s Jocelyn Hamilton (Mary Kills People) and Eagle Vision’s Kyle Irving (Taken).

Season three sees Kreuk’s character start over with a new boutique law firm, taking on a case from an old friend that threatens to disrupt her new partnership. Starring alongside Kreuk are Peter Mooney (Rookie Blue), Star Slade (Emerald Code), Meegwun Fairbrother (Mohawk Girls) and Anwen O’Driscoll (Flint). Sera-Lys McArthur (Outlander, Friends from College) and Dayle McLeod (The L.A. Complex) are set to guest star.

James Genn (Private Eyes) and Doug Mitchell will return to direct on the series, while Sherry White (Little Dog) and Kelly Makin (Diggstown) join as first-time directors. Joining Simpson and Pettle in the writer’s room this season are Felicia Brooker (Ransom), Julie Puckrin (Killjoys, Nurses), Laura Good (Nurses), Hayden Simpson (Saving Hope), Eric Putzer, Mary Galloway, Madison Thomas (Taken) and series star Fairbrother.

Burden of Truth is produced in participation of the Canada Media Fund and Manitoba Film and Music. It is partially financed through the assistance of the Government of Manitoba – Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit.

Image courtesy of eOne and Eagle Vision