Wednesday, February 3, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: New Writer Joins Flashpoint Writing Staff; Penny Wins an Award!

Former House Writer Joins Flashpoint!

Yes, you read right, that House show on Fox and Canwest Global! Playback reports that writer Pam Davis, who wrote for 5 years on House and the first season of the upcoming CBS drama Miami Medical, will be spending the next two months in Toronto as a story editor on Flashpoint. She is also a former Canadian Film Centre grad who is excited to be back in Canada, saying that the Flashpoint gig gives her a rare chance to visit her hometown after working 50 weeks a year in the House story room under series creator and fellow Canadian David Shore! While she is still under contract to Jerry Bruckheimer for Miami Medical while it is seekingn the greenlight for a second season, both Bruckheimer and CBS gave her permission to work on Flashpoint. Congratulations to Pamela and the writing staff of Flashpoint and we wish you the best of luck for Season 3!

Penny Wins at Sundance!

Tatiana Maslany (Penny in Planets Aligned) just won a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for her breakout role in the film Grown Up Movie Star. In the movie, she plays a precocious 14-year-old who grows up fast after her mother walks out on her and her father, a disgraced NHL star. Mongrel Media is currently handling the distribution of the film, which opened last Friday in Toronto. The film's distribution will expand on February 19th. For more information on the movie, check out the official site! Congrats to Tatiana - you have sure come a long way since your time on Flashpoint!

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