News before the weekend

(via CNW) CTV has ordered the gripping Drama series Cardinal which focuses on a murder mystery in a six-part drama series, each episode an hour long. Originally developed by Aubrey Nealon in 2011, Cardinal was adapted from Giles Blunt’s award-winning novel Forty Words for Sorrow and produced by Sienna Films and eOne along with Bell Media. CTV is excited to be releasing this amazing series on their channel. Starting out with the discovery of a missing girl’s body, Detective John Cardinal searches for clues to the murder.

(via wireservice.ca) Reno McCarthy’s newest music video has been released, featuring his newest EP, “Man of the City”. The music video was directed by Émile Vallée and shot all around McCarthy’s hometown in Montreal. It focuses on the concept of how a man struggles to hustle his work along in the city, while also trying to make some time to focus on his passion.

A historic B.C. film is returning to Vancouver, reports Craig Takeuchi in The Georgia Straight. In the Land of the Head Hunters is one of Canada’s oldest and most historic docudramas shot completely with a North American cast. Directed by Edward S. Curtis, the film takes place in 1914 and focuses on the Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly known as Kwakiutl) people. It will be screened for free tonight at 149 W Hastings St at 7 pm, for the 100th anniversary of this film.

(via prweb.com) The 2nd Annual 2015 Arts Awards announce Presenters and Leading Voice Actors. Presenters will include Bruce Vilanch, John Amos, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Michael Winslow, and Joe Cipriano. The Voice Arts icon award will be presented to William Shatner for lifetime achievement.

The Comox Valley Record announces that the CVAG Fall Film series ends on popular movie Beeba Boys. The TIFF Fall Film series at Comox Valley Art Gallery will be ending on Sunday November 15 with Beeba Boys. Ever since the movie’s premier in Vancouver two months ago, there have been lots of mixed opinions about this film as it focuses on a gang leader and his associates dealing with a mobster. Anyone interested in watching can get tickets at the CVAG gift shop, located on 580 Duncan Ave.


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