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Link: 16X9 cancelled, Liza Fromer contract not renewed amid changes at Global News

From Global News:

Link: 16X9 cancelled, Liza Fromer contract not renewed amid changes at Global News
Global News also announced that The Morning Show host Liza Fromer’s contract would not be renewed after it expires at the end of June.  Fromer was a key figure on The Morning Show since its inception in 2011 and her role, along with a number of others across the Global News network, has been impacted as a result of the changing and highly competitive media landscape in Canada. Continue reading.

Link: Sarah Gadon to star in Netflix’s Margaret Atwood drama ‘Alias Grace’

From Lesley Goldberg of The Hollywood Reporter:

Link: Sarah Gadon to star in Netflix’s Margaret Atwood drama ‘Alias Grace’
Sarah Gadon is going from Hulu to Netflix.

The Canadian actress has been tapped to topline Netflix’s Margaret Atwood drama Alias Grace, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Gabon, who most recently co-starred opposite James Franco in Hulu’s Stephen King limited series 11.22.63, will play Grace Marks in the streaming giant’s adaptation of Atwood’s award-winning novel. Continue reading. 

Link: Interview: ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ star Helene Joy is rooting for a baby for William and Julia in Season 10

From Keerthi Mohan of International Business Times India:

Link: Interview: ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ star Helene Joy is rooting for a baby for William and Julia in Season 10
“It’s going to be a really exciting year with a lot of developments to do with Murdoch and Julia’s new house that they are building. The season starts with a huge episode about the great fire of Toronto in 1904 where most of the city was destroyed. And we have great guests coming from England. We have returns of awesome characters and some really amazing storylines that I can’t disclose yet.” Continue reading.

Link: From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Killjoys’, Hannah John-Kamen is generating heat

From Bill Harris of Postmedia Network:

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Killjoys’, Hannah John-Kamen is generating heat
Dragons just seem to keep following Hannah John-Kamen.

Or maybe it’s the other way around, and she’s the one following the dragons.

Either way, John-Kamen’s science-fiction series Killjoys is breathing more flames in Season 2, debuting Friday, July 1, across Canada on Space, as well as on Syfy in the United States. Continue reading.

Link: Dark Matter: Anthony Lemke previews an expansive world in Season 2

From Kelly Townsend of The TV Junkies:

Link: Dark Matter: Anthony Lemke previews an expansive world in Season 2
“The empathetic person you talk about as Three vs. Marcus Boone the mercenary are one in the same and have always been one in the same. In fact, Marcus Boone is probably a younger character, and that’s been really fun to discover as an actor and to layer in as the season progresses. I believe in episode 4 information will be brought out that will make that answer clear and that ripples forward.” Continue reading.