EDMONTON, AB, Oct. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Super Channel, Canada's new national
pay television network set to launch this fall, is pleased to announce it will
be offering the Emmy-winning mini-series, Broken Trial, a co-production
between NOMADIC PICTURES of Calgary, ONCE UPON A TIME FILMS of Los Angeles,
and Robert Duvall's BUTCHER'S RUN FILMS.
"Broken Trail won four Emmy's this year and we are pleased to raise it as
evidence of the calibre of programming Canadians will experience with Super
Channel," said Sandy Perkins, Super Channel, Vice-president Programming.
We are honoured that Super Channel has decided to launch their network
with our "BROKEN TRAIL," said Nomadic's Chad Oakes, adding, "It seems fitting
that the film was produced right here in Alberta, which also serves as home to
BROKEN TRAIL was produced by Nomadic's CHAD OAKES & MIKE FRISLEV and by
OUAT's STANLEY M. BROOKS & DAMIAN GANCZEWSKI. In addition, ROBERT DUVALL and
his partner ROB CARLINER were executive producers.
The script, based on actual historical documents, was developed by
Robert Duvall and written by long time friend ALAN GEOFFRION. The story
centres on a Western rancher (Duvall) whose life intermixes with a group of
five Chinese women who were enslaved and are being sent to various mining
camps to serve as prostitutes. The rancher and his nephew (Thomas Haden
Church) feel for the women and take them along as they move 500 horses from
Oregon to Wyoming.
About Super Channel
Super Channel is Canada's only national pay television network,
consisting of two new HD channels, four new SD channels, and an SVOD platform,
giving viewers what they want, when they want. Super Channel's vision is to
reinvent Pay TV in Canada by offering a broad range of movies and series never
seen before on Canadian television. Super Channel is owned by Allarco
Entertainment, an Edmonton-based media company.
For further information:
For further information: For Super Channel: Sylvie Powell, (613)
290-1497, email@example.com; Nomadic Pictures: Gordon Imlach, G FORCE
PUBLICITY, (403) 264-3469