QVF Inc. announced today that the 12-part action series, Transporter-The Series, is back in gear and filming in Toronto as of May 28, 2012. The series will shoot in Canada until July 13, 2012 and continue in France until August 10,2012.
Director and producer Brad Turner (Hawaii Five-0, 24) and producer Tim Lea (FlashForward, Lie to Me) join the series as showrunners, with remaining episodes to be directed by Turner, TJ Scott (Spartacus: Blood and Sand) and George Mihalka (King, The Firm).
Chris Vance (Prison Break) returns to the driver seat of his Audi and is joined by Andrea Osvart (Duplicity), Francois Berléand (The Transporter 1, 2, 3), Delphine Chanéac (Splice) and Charly Hübner (The Lives of Others).
Frank Martin is The Transporter. You want something moved, moved fast, and moved right, you getFrank Martin. He carries anything, anywhere, no questions asked. Ex-Special Forces, he’s acquired the driving, fighting and survival skills to make the delivery on schedule, and he neverquits until the package is where it’s supposed to be.
From Paris and Berlin to Geneva, New York and points beyond – dropoffs and pickups, freight yards and luxury hotels, chalets, warehouses, nightclubs and finally to his beautifulhome on the shores of the Mediterranean: this is the life of The Transporter.
Transporter- The Series is produced by Canadian Susan Murdoch (Dan for Mayor) for QVF Inc. and Klaus Zimmermann (Borgias) for Atlantique Productions. Showrunners Tim Lea (FlashForward, Lie to Me), and Brad Turner (24, Homeland, Hawaii Five-0) are joined by Executive Producers Fred Fuchs (Camelot) and Takis Candilis alongside franchise co-creator Luc Besson.
Transporter-The Series is a France/Canada international treaty co-production produced by Atlantique Productions SA and QVF Inc. in association with broadcast partners The Movie Network and MovieCentral as well as M6 (France), RTL (Germany), and HBO/Cinemax (US).