From a media release:
Dylan TaylorÂ (Rogue, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, Covert Affairs, Slasher) stars as entitled underachiever, Sal, who for the first time in his life, is challenged to be a good person when he discovers heâ€™s the Second Coming of Christ. The modern day parable set in Sudbury, also starsÂ Jennifer DaleÂ (Of Unknown Origin, The Adjuster, Suzanne) as Maria, Salâ€™s mother, a virgin and devoted catholic,Â Ryan McDonaldÂ (Fringe,Â 2012) as Vince, Salâ€™s best friend andÂ Scott ThompsonÂ (Hannibal,Â The Kids in the Hall) as the career driven Father Luke, Mariaâ€™s friend and confidant.Â Kaniehtiio HornÂ (Hemlock Grove) will recur as Salâ€™s love interest.
The eight-episode, half-hour series, which will air on Super Channel in spring 2016, began shooting in Sudbury on August 10, 2015 with production slated to end onÂ September 15.Â
What Would Sal Do?Â is written,Â created and Executive Produced by Andrew De Angelis (Mr. D, Fugget About It) and directed by Samir Rehem (Skins, Degrassi: The Next Generation). Additional writers include Kurt Smeaton, Mark Forward, Alex Levine, Mark DeAngelis and Brandy Hewitt.Â Executive Producers for New Metric Media are Mark Montefiore and Patrick Oâ€™Sullivan. The series is produced by New Metric Media, in partnership with DHX Media in association with Super Channel, and with the participation of the Canadian Media Fund and Ontario and Federal Tax Credits.
Related: Check out our interview withÂ Andrew De Angelis about Sal’s road to production.