From a media release:
Campy Soap Dives Between the Sheets in Cottage Country in Third Season of Paradise Falls
- Season 3 Now In Production in Toronto and Muskoka
Welcome to Paradise Falls, where everyone is lying about something – or on someone! The campy dramatic primetime serial Paradise Falls is back before the cameras for a third season as this Showcase Original series continues to chronicle ever-twisting tales of murder, mystery and steamy love affairs in a seemingly quaint little vacation spot nestled in the woods of the Canadian North. However, this year what’s going on behind cottage doors will knock viewers’ socks off: gay weddings gone awry at the local B&B, mysterious sightings in the woods, creepy cults, missing bodies, racy couples, love triangles – and for those interested in above-the-sheets politics, a local election filled with dirty tricks.
Production has begun on 26 all-new half-hour episodes on location in Toronto and Muskoka. This production order brings the total number of episodes of Canada’s cheekiest soap to a whopping 104. The new episodes are being shot in HD and are scheduled to air on Showcase in Spring 2008.
Produced by Breakthrough Films & Television (Kenny vs. Spenny, Little Miracles) in association with Showcase, the series cast includes Dixie Seatle, who returns to her Gemini Award-winning role as transsexual bar owner Bea Sutton, and Art Hindle (Jag, ENG, Dallas, Porky’s). Other returning cast members nominated for Geminis for their roles in the series include Tammy Isbell, Victoria Snow and Steve Cumyn. Also returning are such notable Canadian talents as Salvatore Antonio, Cameron Graham, Michelle Latimer, Kim Poirier, Chantal Quesnelle and Kim Schraner.
New to the cast are Steve Belford (Degrassi: The Next Generation, Radio Free Roscoe), Meredith McGeachie (The L Word, Stargate: Atlantis), Patrick Garrow (ReGenesis, This is Wonderland), Mark Humphrey (ENG, The Wives He Forgot), Amanda Brugel (Naked Josh, This is Wonderland), Kerry Lai Fatt (Metropia, Falcon Beach), Stephen Huszar (Corner Gas, Shock to the System). Plus, we introduce newcomer Wesley Morgan.
Paradise Falls was created by Producer/Writer Paula J. Smith, Executive Story Editor-Writer Alex Galatis and Executive Producers Ira Levy and Peter Williamson of Breakthrough Films & Television. Talented series directors include: David Warry-Smith (Til Death Do Us Part, Beggars and Choosers), Scott Smith (This is Wonderland, The Chris Isaak Show), Graeme Lynch (The Best Years, Beverly Hills 90210) and actor/director Art Hindle. Emerging directors Shane Belcourt and Nadine Schwartz will be afforded the opportunity to shadow senior television directors on-set.
Daytime versions of Paradise Falls’ previous seasons are currently airing at 11am and 11:30am ET/PT on Showcase.