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Why Ontario’s Film Industry Sees an Upside to the Hollywood Writers Strike

Hollywood may have ground to a halt thanks to the writers strike, but the Ontario industry is already confidently looking beyond screenwriters on picket lines to its long-term positioning as a premium global hub for film and TV shoots. Having built resilience and perseverance into an industry that has already bounced back strongly from the […]

Ben Feigin, Emmy-Winning ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Producer, Dies at 47

Ben Feigin, who helped get Schitt’s Creek off the ground as an executive producer after working as an agent with UTA and Anonymous Content and as an executive with Warner Bros. Television, has died. He was 47. Feigin died Monday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with pancreatic cancer, UTA announced. His […]

Toronto According to: Actress Emily Hampshire

Schitt’s Creek star Emily Hampshire is bringing her latest film, The End of Sex, directed by Sean Garrity, to the Toronto Film Festival. And she shared insights about fest and city with THR. What I miss most about not being at TIFF during the pandemic is… The excitement of seeing a movie on the big […]

Dan Levy Joins ‘Sex Education’ Season 4 (Exclusive)

The fourth season of Netflix’s Sex Education is coming into focus.   Schitt’s Creek Emmy winner Dan Levy has joined the cast of the Laurie Nunn-created dramedy in a recurring role, one of seven new faces joining the retooled season of the critically praised series. Also joining as series regulars are Thaddea Graham (Doctor Who), […]

Dan Levy Launches Production Banner, Taps Megan Zehmer as President

Dan Levy, the Emmy winner behind beloved sitcom Schitt’s Creek, has launched a production banner Not A Real Production Company, partnering with long-time publicist Megan Zehmer, who will serve as president of film and television. With today’s announcement, Levy also begins a new overall television deal with Netflix, where he also has a first-look pact […]

Catherine O’Hara on Aging in Hollywood: “We Should Embrace and Respect Age”

Catherine O’Hara says she hasn’t had any work on her face and she has no plans for surgery or needles in the future. The Schitt’s Creek actress and Emmy winner spoke to Entertainment Tonight Canada ahead of the 2022 International Women’s Day Women + Wealth Gala, where she’s appearing on May 14, and opened up […]

Super Bowl LVI: Eugene Levy on Action Hero Makeover for Nissan Ad and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Connection

Eugene Levy’s newest role is far away from his beloved run on Schitt’s Creek. As a matter of fact, Levy could spin laps around Johnny Rose, literally, courtesy of Nissan. The automaker and Cruella filmmaker Craig Gillespie cast Levy as a high-octane, pedal-to-the-metal action star in a new ad campaign debuting during Sunday’s Super Bowl. […]

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Creator Dan Levy Inks Film, TV Deal With Netflix

Dan Levy is firming up his future. The Schitt’s Creek creator has inked a rich new multiple-year overall film and TV deal with Netflix. The film component will begin immediately, while the TV side will begin in July 2022, after his three-year deal with Disney-backed ABC Signature expires. Sources say the deal, which is for […]

Emily Hampshire Says the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Wine Label Scene Helped Her Identify as Pansexual

Schitt’s Creek was celebrated for its LGBTQ inclusivity onscreen and messages of acceptance, but it wasn’t just fans who benefited. Star Emily Hampshire says that the show’s famous wine scene, during which her character and Dan Levy’s explain their sexuality through their wine preferences, actually helped her figure out her own identity. While speaking to […]

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Farewell Tour Canceled Due to COVID-19 Safety Concerns

Eugene and Dan Levy took to Twitter on Friday to share that Schitt’s Creek: The Farewell Tour has been canceled due to health and safety concerns. Addressing “our incredible Schitt’s Creek fans,” the co-creators and actors explained that when the tour was postponed, the team had “every intention” of participating later in the year. “However, […]

Norman Lear’s ‘Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman’ Update Lands at TBS

Norman Lear is celebrating his 99th birthday with a script deal. The legendary writer-producer has set up an updated take on his former comedy Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman at WarnerMedia-backed cable network TBS. The show, which is in the development stage, will star Emily Hampshire in the title role. The Schitt’s Creek alum will also […]

‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Transplant’ Win Big at Canadian Screen Awards

Eugene and Dan Levy’s Schitt’s Creek scored at the virtual Canadian Screen Awards on Thursday night as the homegrown series won for best comedy, while Catherine O’Hara earned the best comedic actress crown. Co-creator Dan Levy was handed the Radius Award after Schitt’s Creek, originally a CBC and then a Pop TV comedy, secured cult […]