Elisha Cuthbert's 'Guns' Wins Big at Geminis

The two-part TV movie, which aired on CBC, took home five awards in Canada Wednesday night.


TORONTO -- The Canadian mini-series Guns, starring Colm Feore and Elisha Cuthbert, was the big winner Wednesday night at the Geminis, Canada's TV awards, with five trophies, including best director for David Sutherland.

The two-part TV movie on the CBC about four families swept up in the illegal gun trade in Canada, also earned the team of Sutherland and Jennifer Holness a best writing trophy, and best supporting actor and actress trophies for Cle Bennett and Debra Lynne McCabe.

The second night of the Geminis, which honored the best in drama, kids, comedy and variety TV programming on Wednesday night, also gave Kim Cattrall a trophy for best performance in an animated series for her work on Producing Parker, while the CBC series Canada's Super Speller won for best kids non-fiction series.

Elsewhere, Stefan Brogen won for best direction in a kids series for his work on Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Special award winners included Linda Schuyler winning the Academy Achievement Award, and veteran screenwriter Donald Martin earning the Margaret Collier Award.

The Geminis will climax on Nov. 13 with a televised gala to air on Global Television and Showcase.