Production Underway In Winnipeg On New CBC Original Series “Burden Of Truth”

ICF Films, Eagle Vision and global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) announced that production is underway in Winnipeg on new CBC original series Burden Of Truth, a legal drama starring Kristin Kreuk (Smallville, Beauty and the Beast) as a big city lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.

The series started principal photography on July 2nd and will shoot in and around Winnipeg until October for a winter 2018 premiere on CBC.

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“I could not be more enthusiastic about starting production. Developing these layered characters with Ilana and the teams at ICF Films, Eagle Vision and eOne has been an amazing experience and I’m looking forward to sharing these powerful stories with the world,” said Kreuk in a media release.

“We are excited to start production with our talented cast led by Kristin, who serves not only as series star, but also executive producer,” said ICF Films’ Ilana Frank, executive producer (in the same release). “We are grateful for CBC’s support of the series alongside our partners at Eagle Vision and eOne, and thrilled to bring this captivating series to life.”

Additional cast members joining Kreuk include Peter Mooney (Rookie Blue, Camelot, Heroes Reborn), Alex Carter (NCIS, Ransom, Saving Hope), Ben Ayres (Saving Hope, Bitten, Dan for Mayor), Nicola Correia-Damude (Margarita, Hellmington, Where the Dolls Are), Meegwun Fairbrother (Mohawk Girls, Hemlock Grove, Helix, The Beaverton) and emerging Indigenous actor Star Slade.

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