Snicket Casting, Whistler Must-Sees, Crowdfunding Student, Killjoys Return

(Via CNW) There’s an international casting call out for two young actors to star in the upcoming Netflix original series, A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Characters are Violet, a “not-too-mature 14-year-old” (though she is “self-confident, capable and smart beyond her years”) and Klaus, a bookish but charming 10- to 13-year-old boy. Shooting […]

News Round 2

(Via PRNewswire) A cable exec has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women. Louise St-Pierre, President and CEO of Cogeco Cable, was announced as a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner today. Ms. St-Pierre oversees the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Québec (in terms of […]

Premieres, Birth, and More Music

Yoga Hosers, a comedy about “strange occurrences at the Winnipeg convenience store Eh-2-Zed” and the teenage clerks who fight evil with yoga, has its world premiere at Sundance in January, reports Peter Howell of The Toronto Star. If that sounds funny, there’s more: Johnny Depp plays the Quebecois police detective on the case. His daughter […]

News Round II: Post-Remembrance Day

(Via Kiefer Sutherland will be honoured at the Whistler Film Festival with the WFF 2015 Trailblazer in Acting Award, followed by the Western Canadian premiere of his latest film, Forsaken. Robert Carlyle will also be honoured at the Festival, receiving the WFF 2015 Maverick Award. There’s a whole lot more going on at WFF, […]