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CTV greenlights Sienna Films’ Cardinal

The six-part drama is being produced with Entertainment One, which will also handle international distribution.

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Starz to develop eOne’s Havana Quartet

The one-hour drama is based on a four-part detective book series from Cuban writer Leonardo Padura. (Star Antonio Banderas pictured.)

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eOne, Shaw, TF1 team up for Ransom

Ransom was co-created by veteran producer Frank Spotnitz (pictured) and David Vainola.

News

TIFF ’14: 21 Canadian producer teams set for Int’l Financing Forum

The invite-only OMDC film co-financing forum will see 21 Canadian producer teams network with 19 foreign producer teams.

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Super Channel backs Carol Shields movie adaptation Unless

The pay TV operator unveils the latest investments from the Super Channel Development Fund, including the long-gestating Canada-Ireland coproduction.

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Titanic’s ensemble cast adds Canadians

Titanic, the UK-Canada-Hungary co-produced mini-series, has added Canadian actors Noah Reid, Linda Kash and David Eisner to its cast.

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ABC picks up Combat Hospital

It’s official: ABC has finally inked a deal to acquire the Global Television medical drama Combat Hospital, now untitled, from Sienna Films, Artists Studios and Lookout Point.

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ABC in talks to acquire Canada-UK drama Combat Hospital

ABC is in talks to acquire Combat Hospital, the 13-part medical procedural from Julie Sereny and Jennifer Kawaja of Sienna Films, Gub Neal of London-based Artists Studios and Simon Vaughan’s Lookout Point.

Film

Headtrip and Sienna add Stickup to slate

Indie producer Headtrip Films is adding to its scripted slate with a bank heist movie Stickup Men in development at Sienna Films.

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Canwest aboard Titanic

Canwest Global Communications Corp. has jumped aboard the Titanic… The mini-series.