From a media release:
Jessica LucasÂ (Gotham, Cloverfield)Â is set to star as DetectiveÂ Kate JamesonÂ in new original crime dramaÂ The Murders, coming toÂ CitytvÂ in 2019. Produced by Muse Entertainment in association with Citytv, the eight-part, 60-minute episode season began shooting inÂ VancouverÂ onÂ October 9, 2018.
The MurdersÂ is a police procedural crime drama that features an episodic case of the week coupled with serialised character elements and a powerful soundtrack.Â Kate JamesonÂ is a rookie homicide detective who searches for redemption in her investigative work after her negligence is the cause of a fellow officer’s death. In the pilot episode, DetectiveÂ Kate JamesonÂ is partnered with DetectiveÂ Mike HuntleyÂ (Lochlyn Munro) as they navigate the case of a mysterious serial killer who uses music for destructive ends. Joining Lucas and Munro are star-studded cast membersÂ Dylan Bruce(Orphan Black),Â Terry ChenÂ (Jessica Jones),Â Luvia PetersenÂ (Ghost Wars), andÂ Venus TerzoÂ (Arrow).
Muse Entertainment producesÂ The MurdersÂ in association with Citytv, a division of Rogers Media. Creator, Showrunner, and Executive Producer isÂ Damon Vignale, followed by Executive Producers Jesse Prupas andÂ Michael PrupasÂ of Muse Entertainment,Â Shawn Williamson,Â Jamie GoehringÂ andÂ Jessica Lucas.Â Arielle BoisvertÂ is the Producer. Lucas is represented by LA-based The Gersh Agency and Thruline Entertainment. From Rogers Media,Â Nataline RodriguesÂ is Director of Original Programming,Â Hayden MindellÂ is Vice President of Television Programming & Content, andÂ Colette WatsonÂ is Senior Vice President of TV & Broadcast Operations.
The MurdersÂ will be distributed around the world by About Premium Content, aÂ Paris-based distributor headed by Emmanuelle Guilbart andÂ Laurent Boissel.
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This sounds like it has potential but why isn’t a female cop show written by a woman? I know we’re always a few years behind the US but you’d think with everything going on in the world we’d want to push women creators to tell womens stories.
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