Chelah Horsdal Takes Lead in CBC pilot 'Wish List'
TORONTO – Chelah Horsdal (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Mary Walsh are top-lining the CBC drama pilot Wish List (working title) from Entertainment One, now shooting in southern Ontario.
Stuard Gillard is directing the one hour road trip pilot, which features Horsdal as a thirtysomething woman who reconnects with her daughter and mother around a wishing well in a small Ontario town.
The ensemble cast for Wish List, which was created by showrunner Sean Reycraft, includes Eric Petersen, Gabriel Hogan Tiera Skovbye and Marco Grazzini.
Reycraft, Noreen Halpern, Barbara Samuels and Rachel Fulford are executive producing the drama pilot.