From a media release:
Award-winning twosome, filmmakerÂ Gail HarveyÂ (Heartland, Murdoch Mysteries, Lost Girl), and her daughter, actress and writerÂ Katie BolandÂ (Gerontophilia,Â Reign) have teamed up to launchÂ Straight Shooters Productions. Driven by their desire to create meaningful relevant content for domestic and international audiences, Harvey and Boland have paired up to develop and produce thought-provoking original content that speaks to the strength and resilience of the human spirit.
With this new venture comes a development deal with theÂ Canadian Broadcasting CorporationÂ (CBC) working with Senior DirectorÂ Helen AsimakisÂ and Production ExecutiveÂ Sarah AdamsÂ in partnership withÂ Serendipity Point FilmsÂ (The Right Kind of Wrong,Â Barneyâ€™s Version) on a new gripping drama series entitledÂ CentrepunchÂ based on the inner workings of the Toronto police department.
Created and written by Boland andÂ Calum DeHartogÂ (Cracked),Â to star Boland,Â CentrepunchÂ is a riveting new drama series about a willful, bold and naive ingÃ©nue, born into a family of respected male police officers. Upon joining the force, she uncovers things about her family and the inner workings of the Toronto Police Department she never would have imagined possible.