Luisa d’Oliveira, Dayo Ade and Karen LeBlanc Join CBC 'Cracked' Crime Drama

Karen Leblanc Headshot - P 2012

Karen Leblanc Headshot - P 2012

The trio join an all-Canadian cast led by Stefanie von Pfetten for the police procedural about cops and psychiatric nurses pursuing the bad guy among the emotional disturbed.

TORONTO - Luisa d’Oliveira, Dayo Ade and Karen LeBlanc have joined the all-Canadian cast for Cracked, the White Pines Pictures’ police procedural for Canada's CBC network.

The trio join the previously-announced leads Stefanie von Pfetten as a psychologist in the Psych Crimes and Crisis Unit, and a partner to Aiden, a veteran sergeant played by David Sutcliffe.

The character-driven Cracked series portrays cops and psychiatric nurses looking for the bad guy in the world of the emotionally disturbed.

The 13-part drama follows a one hour pilot written by Tracey Forbes (Flashpoint, The Bridge), and directed by Tim Southam.

Cracked was inspired by Calum de Hartog, a Toronto cop who has brought his experiences to the TV screen.

The Canadian drama is executive produced by Peter Raymont and Janice Dawe of White Pine Pictures, which earlier produced another crime drama, The Border, for the CBC and ION Television stateside.

Forbes is showrunning Cracked along with Janet MacLean (The Border).

Jamie Paul Rock and de Hartog are producing, with Susan Morgan on board as the creative producer and White Pine’s Caroline Murphy as associate producer.