VincentWalshDeception and Lost Girl actor Vincent Walsh has been cast in the lead role of CTV’s new drama series Played.

Production has commenced on the 13-part scripted series from Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions Ltd., which is shooting in Toronto through September 2013.

Created by Executive Producer Greg Nelson (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue), and from Emmy Award-nominated Executive Producer Michael Prupas (The Kennedys, Being Human) and Gemini Award-winning Executive Producers Adrienne Mitchell and Janis Lundman (Bomb Girls, Durham County), Played tracks an undercover police unit as it infiltrates criminal organizations through different case stories/“plays”. Continue reading »

CTV announced today from the Television Critics Association tour in Pasadena, CA that they have ordered a new Canadian drama series from critically acclaimed Muse Entertainment Enterprises and award-winning Back Alley Film Productions.

CTV has ordered thirteen, one-hour episodes of Played (working title), an ensemble, procedural police drama that follows the activities of the CIU (Covert Investigations Unit), a Toronto-based police unit that goes undercover to infiltrate criminal organizations.

In each episode, the detectives perform a high-wire, nerve-wracking act that requires a serious confidence game as they go undercover and convince the bad guys that, they too, are criminals – all the while trying to prevent their jobs from corroding their own lives. Continue reading »