Motive brings actors home

From Brad Oswald of the Winnipeg Free Press:

  • The Motive is clear, Canadian TV series drew actor home
    They aren’t just making a TV show. They’re also making a statement about how, and where, they want to pursue their careers as actors. The stars of the upcoming CTV police drama Motive, which is currently in production in Vancouver, have very definite ideas about what being part of this new Canadian series means, personally as well as professionally. On a predictably rainy Tuesday in November, Motive’s producers invited TV writers from several Canadian cities to visit the show’s headquarters at The Bridge Studios in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby. During interviews on the show’s set, its two lead cast members — both Canadians who have had lengthy careers in the U.S. — cited Motive’s location and unapologetically Canadian attitude as major factors in their decision to sign on. Read more.