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Raven Banner picks up Cabin Fever: Patient Zero for Canada

The genre distributor will release the latest installment of Eli Roth’s horror franchise in Cineplex theatres as part of its Sinister Cinema series.

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Netflix renews Toronto-shot series Hemlock Grove

The 10-episode second season order follows Hannibal, also produced by Gaumont International Television and renewed for a second season shoot in Toronto (Hemlock Grove creator Eli Roth pictured).

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Peyton Kennedy, Christian Distefano join Cut Bank cast

Kennedy will play the role of Rosie, while Distefano will perform the role of Wyatt in the thriller by director Matt Shakman that is set in a small Montana town (both actors pictured).

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Hemlock Grove shoot books Toronto’s Cinespace stage

The gory Netflix streaming series featuring Famke Jenssen (shown) was originally to shoot in Pittsburgh, but shifted to Toronto owing to uncertainty over Pennsylvannia’s film tax credit.

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Cindy Holland and Jason Ropell promoted at Netflix

Holland becomes VP of original content and content acquisition and Canadian Ropell steps into Holland’s shoes to oversee TV content licensing for the U.S. market, as Netflix ramps up production on original series.

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Netflix streaming series Hemlock Grove scouting Toronto for soundstages

The Eli Roth-directed genre project has changed locations from Pittsburgh over a timing issue surrounding the Pennsylvania film tax credit program.

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VVS Films acquires Aftershock and Pawn Shop Chronicles in Berlin

The Canadian distributor also picked up the Jean-Claude Van Damme-starring action film Enemies Closer at the European Film Market.