- Returning cast includes star and executive producer Kristin Kreuk, Peter Mooney, Star Slade, Meegwun Fairbrother, Anwen O’Driscoll and Nicola Correia-Damude
- Season 3 guest stars include Sera-Lys McArthur (Outlander, Friends from College), Dayle McLeod (The L.A. Complex, That's My DJ) Jennifer Dale (Saving Hope, Private Eyes), Alex Poch-Goldin (Traitor, Private Eyes), Oliver Becker (Rookie Blue, Bitten) and introducing Brooklyn Letexier-Hart
- Seasons 1 and 2 now streaming on the free CBC Gem streaming service
For Immediate Release:
Winnipeg, MB (August 20, 2019) Entertainment One (eOne), ICF Films and Eagle Vision today announced that cameras are rolling on Season 3 of CBC original drama series Burden of Truth (8x60). Following attorney Joanna Chang (Kristin Kreuk; Smallville, Beauty and the Beast), Burden of Truth continues production in Winnipeg until late October. Burden of Truth airs on CBC in Canada and the CW in the US.
In Season 2, corporate attorney Joanna Chang was dragged into the shadowy world of hackers and activists in a case that threatened her life. In the new season Joanna and Billy Crawford are working together in their new boutique law firm, Crawford Chang, when an old friend abruptly re-enters Joanna’s life in desperate need of help. To save her friend, Joanna must take on an impossible-to-win case and confront a long-buried secret from her childhood that may threaten her relationship and partnership with Billy. After this case, nothing will be the same again.
Reprising their roles for Season 3 are Peter Mooney (Rookie Blue, Saving Hope) as Billy Crawford, Millwood’s local attorney; Star Slade (Emerald Code) as Luna Spence; Meegwun Fairbrother (Mohawk Girls, Hemlock Grove) as Officer Owen Beckbie; and Anwen O’Driscoll (Emerald Code, Flint) as Taylor Matheson.
A CBC original series, Burden of Truth is produced by ICF Films, Entertainment One and Eagle Vision. The series is created by Brad Simpson (Rookie Blue, King). Adam Pettle (Saving Hope, Nurses) returns as showrunner and will also write on Season 3. Burden of Truth is executive produced by Ilana Frank (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue, The Detail), Adam Pettle, Linda Pope (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue, The Detail), Brad Simpson, Jocelyn Hamilton (Mary Kills People, Cardinal), Kristin Kreuk and Eagle Vision’s Kyle Irving (Taken, Ice Road Truckers, Lovesick). Co-Executive producers are Lisa Meeches (Taken, Ice Road Truckers) and Tyson Caron (Lovesick, Wynter). For CBC, Sally Catto is General Manager, Programming; Trish Williams is Executive Director, Scripted Content; Helen Asimakis is Senior Director, Scripted Content; and Sarah Adams is Executive in Charge of Production.
BURDEN OF TRUTH is produced with the participation of the Canada Media Fund and Manitoba Film and Music, and with the assistance of the Government of Manitoba – Manitoba Film & Video Production Tax Credit, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit. eOne holds worldwide distribution rights to the series.
BURDEN OF TRUTH
Kristin Kreuk: @mskristinkreuk
Peter Mooney: @Peter_Mooney_
Star Slade: @littledragxn
Meegwun Fairbrother: bmeegwun
Kristin Kreuk: @mskristinkreuk
Star Slade: @littledragxn
Meegwun Fairbrother: @migizimeegwun
Anwen O’Driscoll: @axrrow
ABOUT ICF FILMS
Ilana C Frank Films Inc. (ICF Films) is a production company founded by award-winning executive producer, Ilana Frank. The company is focused on creating entertaining and powerful long-form drama for millions of people worldwide. ICF Films has had a winning run of successful dramas commencing in 2009 with Rookie Blue running for six seasons on ABC and Global; five seasons of the hugely popular medical drama Saving Hope for CTV and ION, and the most-watched Canadian drama of the 2013-2014 broadcast year. In 2017 ICF Films had a very active production roster with the detective series The Detail for CTV starring Wendy Crewson, Shenae Grimes-Beech and Angela Griffin and the first season of Burden of Truth starring Kristin Kreuk and Peter Mooney for CBC and The CW.
ABOUT EAGLE VISION
Eagle Vision Inc. is one of Canada's leading Production Companies. Founded in 2000, Eagle Vision produces exceptional, award winning television and film content for the Canadian and International marketplace. Partners Lisa Meeches and Kyle Irving have produced more than 180 hours of content together. They and their projects have been the recipients of 5 Oscar Nominations (1 win), a Golden Globe win, 5 BAFTA nominations (1 win), 13 Gemini/CSA nominations (5 wins) and a Banff Rockie Award amongst several other prestigious awards. Eagle Vision’s current series work includes: Burden of Truth (CBC, The CW, Hulu), Taken (CBC, APTN) and Ice Road Truckers (History).
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; innovative music platform Audio Network; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.
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