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Link: The Mary Kills People EPs on what shaped the final season

From Melissa Girimonte of The Televixen:

Link: The Mary Kills People EPs on what shaped the final season
“Ben is in a different state of mind after what he went through, and is at a different point in his life. As much as we were able to strip Mary down to who she is with Ben, the reverse is also true. He’s stripped of being a cop, so he meets Mary again on very raw terms.” Continue reading.

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Link: Blackstone creator Ron E. Scott filming First Nations crime drama Tribal in Calgary

From Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald:

Link: Blackstone creator Ron E. Scott filming First Nations crime drama Tribal in Calgary
There are worse dilemmas for a television creator.

But Ron E. Scott’s previous project, the Edmonton-shot TV drama Blackstone, was so dark and singular that it’s hard to imagine how he might top it with a followup. The series ran for five seasons on Showcase and APTN, offering an unflinching and often harrowing look at the corruption, addiction and violence that plagued a fictional Alberta First Nations reserve. Continue reading.

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Link: Richard Short talks the series finale of Mary Kills People

From Melissa Girimonte of The Televixen:

Link: Richard Short talks the series finale of Mary Kills People
“There wasn’t a single guest actor who came in for a day or a season who didn’t knock it out of the park. They were so great right across the board. They really were. I’d stand there and think, ‘Wow. How lucky am I to be a part of this.’” Continue reading.

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Link: Canadian actor Sean McCann dies at 83

From Jacob Lorinc of the Toronto Star:

Link: Canadian actor Sean McCann dies at 83
Sean McCann, an award-winning actor known for his role on the Canadian TV series Night Heat, died on Thursday. He was 83.

A prolific character actor, McCann performed in hundreds of productions, ranging from a Canadian politician in The King Chronicle (1988) to an animated bear in TV series Little Bear (1995-2003). Continue reading.

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Link: Richard Short talks Mary Kills People + series finale preview

From Heather M. of The Televixen:

Link: Richard Short talks Mary Kills People + series finale preview
Mary Kills People closes out its three-season, 18-hour story this weekend and I defy you not to be completely satisfied when the credits roll. It’s heartfelt, angry, suspenseful, bittersweet, and funny. Most importantly, it’s a terrific conclusion for the characters with whom we’ve spent three years. Continue reading. 

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