BREAKING FILM NEWS

Monday, June 29, 2009

Peregrym Shines As Toronto's "Copper"...

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Montreal-born film actress Missy Peregrym, recent co-star of the CW's Vancouver-shot horror comedy "Reaper" has been cast as the lead in ABC's upcoming Toronto-lensed dramatic TV series "Copper".

Peregrym will play 'Andy McNally' "...a newly minted cop fresh from the academy and the daughter of a homicide detective, anxious about her first day on the job, which doesn't go as well as she had wished..."

The Global TV drama, starting production this month is a 'character-driven workplace drama' about five rookie police officers plunged into the high stakes world of big city policing.

The series was co-created by Tassie Cameron, co-executive producer of CTV's Toronto-shot "Flashpoint," picked up last year by CBS.

CTV's new Toronto-lensed crime drama "The Bridge" has also been picked up by CBS, while CTV's "The Listener," about a telepathic paramedic, returns to NBC, July 2...