From Laura Kane of the Canadian Press:
CBC’s Strange Empire a western where women run the show
The young female stars of CBC’s Strange Empire know they’re breaking new ground in the western genre. Set in 1869 on the Alberta-Montana border, the new series premiering Monday stars Cara Gee, Melissa Farman and Tattiawna Jones. After most of the men in their community vanish in mysterious circumstances, the trio of women must fight for their independence and survival. “We are definitely in distress, but by no means are we damsels,” said Farman in a summer interview. Continue reading.