'Men with Brooms' names cast

CBC sitcom now shooting in Winnipeg, debuts Sept. 20

TORONTO -- Brendan Gall, William Vaughan, Joel Keller and Anand Rajaram have been swept up by "Men with Brooms," the CBC sitcom now shooting in Winnipeg.

The performing quartet play four buddies hanging out in a curling rink in small-town Canada.

Rounding out the cast for the homegrown curling comedy is Aliyah O'Brien, Glenda Braganza and Siobhan Murphy.

The Winnipeg production crew is faking winter for certain cold scenes during the summer shoot to August 27, with curling scenes to be lensed at the Fort Rouge Curling Club, on top of local in-studio and exterior location shooting.

The "Men With Brooms" series, based on the 2002 theatrical comedy of the same name by Paul Gross, is produced by Frantic Films, Serendipity Point Films and E1 Entertainment.

The CBC will debut the local comedy on September 20.
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