From Bill Brioux of the Toronto Star:
For veteran Canadian actor Gil Bellows, Ascension reminded him of the science fiction literature he read growing up, especially the works of Isaac Asimov and Aldous Huxley.
The CBC series, which debuts Monday at 9 p.m., is about a 100-year space mission to find a new world to assure the survival of the human race.
Bellows, 47, who has appeared in a wide variety of TV shows (notably Ally McBeal) and movies (The Shawshank Redemption), plays the Earthbound son of the brilliant scientist who dreamt up the trillion-dollar enterprise. Continue reading.
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