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VIDEO: Sook-Yin Lee Talks Jack Layton Biopic

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Rick Roberts (as Jack Layton) and Sook-Yin Lee (as Olivia Chow) on the set of Jack


Jack, the CBC television movie about the incredible personal and political life of the late New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton, is set to air on Sunday, March 10 at 8 pm. Starring Rick Roberts in the role of Jack and CBC's Sook-Yin Lee as Olivia Chow, Jack's wife, the biopic gives viewers a glimpse into their lives together - both private and public - and their unwavering love while taking Canadian politics by storm.


During our TIFF 2012 live stream show, we spoke to Sook-Yin about what it was like to take on the challenging role as the iconic woman beside Jack in the much anticipated film. Take a look:



Jack airs Sunday, March 10 at 8 pm on CBC


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