Stephen McHattie

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Chris Trebilcock’s The Dark Stranger completes casting

Katie Findlay (pictured), Enrico Colantoni, Stephen McHattie, Mark O’ Brien, Alex Ozerov and Jennifer Dale form the ensemble cast for the psychological thriller.


Big Muddy film shoot starts in Saskatchewan

Producer Bob Crowe of Angel Entertainment said the indie may be among the last movies to tap tax credits in the province after refundable incentives were axed by the provincial government (director Jefferson Moneo pictured).


Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.


Fantasia reports record attendance for 2012 festival

The Montreal festival says it improved upon last year’s performance by 7,000 people, and meanwhile, Jason Lapeyre’s Cold Blooded (pictured) won the prize for best Quebec or Canadian feature.


Abigail Breslin toplines Vincenzo Natali’s Haunter genre pic shoot

Stephen McHattie, Peter Outerbridge, Michelle Nolden and David Hewlett are also cast in the indie pic shooting through mid-May in Toronto and Brantford, Ontario.


U.S. ReelzChannel acquires Canadian drama XIII

The Toronto-shot action thriller was co-produced by Prodigy Pictures and Luc Besson’s French production company EuropaCorp Television.

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Image Entertainment grabs U.S. rights to The Tall Man

The Jessica Biel-starring Canada-France treaty co-pro from Regina’s Minds Eye Entertainment and Paris’ Radar Films and Forecast Pictures was shot in Regina and B.C.

Crystal Lowe

A Little Bit Zombie kicks off production

Comedy/horror A Little Bit Zombie is beginning principal photography in Sudbury, Ontario, marking the feature film debut of director and producer Casey Walker.

The Sweet Hereafter

If you screen it, will they come?

Toronto Underground Cinema asked audiences what Canuck films they wanted to see. And now they’re wondering if they’ll show up.