From a media release:
Award-winning producer LoCo Motion Pictures is proud to announce that production on the third season of its CBC Gem original scripted tween series Detention Adventure commenced on July 5th in Toronto. In addition, Blue Ant International has secured the worldwide distribution rights to the third season of the series (outside of Canada).
In the new season, Carolyn Taylor (Baroness Von Sketch Show) will guest star in five episodes and up-and-coming singer, dancer and actor DantÃ© Prince has been tapped to co-star as â€œDashâ€ alongside returning series regulars Simone Miller Castoro-Qualizza as â€œRaign Westrook,â€ Tomaso Sanelli as â€œBrett Austin,â€ Alina Prijono as â€œJoy Jayadi,â€ Jack Fulton as â€œNorman â€˜Hulkâ€™ Bean,â€ Lilly Bartlam as â€œKelly Darnell,â€ Andrew Moodie as â€œPrincipal Lounsberry,â€ Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll as â€œCoach Rod,â€ and Stacey McGunnigle as â€œMiss Marner.â€ Benjamin Ayres will also return as a guest star as â€œBruno Black.â€
In season 3, the Detention Adventure Team is at it again working to uncover the secret hidden in Lawren Harrisâ€™ painting given to them by none other than Principal Lounsberry. Their investigation is interrupted after learning they will be spending one of their final weeks of school at Island School! Unimpressed when Island School proves to be a dilapidated camp, the kids soon realize that the camp is more than it appears and might just hold the answers theyâ€™re looking for. With the help of the charismatic new art school student, Dash, the team explores what Lawren Harrisâ€™ painting could mean through different art forms while forging new bonds with their fellow Island School students. But with the crew heading off to high school, does growing up mean growing apart?
Co-created by Joe Kicak and Carmen Albano, Detention Adventure is written by Kicak, Albano, Lisa Rose Snow, Jay Vaidya and Cassie Cao. The series is executive produced by Lauren Corber, Kicak and Albano. Ryan West is producer.
Detention Adventure launched in 2019 as CBCâ€™s first original kids scripted series for CBC Gem. Since then, the series has received numerous awards and accolades including Kidscreen Award winner for Best Web/App Series: Kid and CSA winner for Best Writing, Childrenâ€™s & Youth and Best Original Music. Blue Ant International has licensed the first two seasons of the series to platforms in more than 125 territories, including the US, the UK, Ireland, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Latin America, the Nordics and Hong Kong.