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Filmmaker Jason Reitman on taking on Ghostbusters franchise from father Ivan

In more than 15 years of filmmaking, Jason Reitman says he's never been as nervous about a premiere as he is with this week's release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Overlord and the Underwoods' showrunner hopes series will 'make way for more diversity'

Showrunner Anthony Q. Farrell says casting the comedy series Overlord and the Underwoods — about an alien living with human relatives in a Canadian suburb — was a "pretty colourblind" process.

Docuseries 'Darkness in Daylight' to explore Christine Jessop murder case

The creator of an upcoming docuseries on the 1984 murder of an Ontario girl says the project will allow her family to finally tell their whole truth.

Schitt's Creek star Noah Reid to make Broadway debut in The Minutes

Schitt's Creek star Noah Reid is set to make his Broadway debut. Producers say the Toronto actor and musician, who played Patrick on CBC's Schitt's Creek, has joined the cast of the Tracy Letts play The Minutes.

Drunken Birds selected as Canada's submission for international film Oscar

Drunken Birds will represent Canada in the race for an Oscar nomination for best international feature film. Montreal's Ivan Grbovic directed and co-wrote the drama, about a lovestruck Mexican drug cartel member who becomes a seasonal migrant worker in rural Quebec.

Philanthropist, media magnate Allan Slaight dead at 90

Canadian broadcasting mogul Allan Slaight, whose support of the country's arts scene made him an ubiquitous name at venues and events — including the Juno Awards — has died.

P.K. Subban to produce new series Black Life: A Canadian History

Toronto-raised hockey star P.K. Subban is an executive producer on the new docuseries, Black Life: A Canadian History, slated to air on CBC TV and CBC Gem in 2023.

Toronto International Film Festival confirms person with COVID-19 attended several screenings

The Toronto International Film Festival is reporting a case of COVID-19 in an audience member who attended press and industry screenings.

Canada at the Emmys: Five things to know about Canadians at this year's show

Most Canadian Emmy nominees had their categories announced at last weekend's Creative Arts Emmys, with filmmaker James Cameron among the early victors. Here are five things to know about homegrown talent at the 73rd Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, airing this Sunday.

TIFF kicks off in hybrid mode with more in-person screenings than last year

The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off Thursday with an emphasis on the big screen and big pandemic precautions.

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