Jessica Lucas (Gotham, Cloverfield) is set to star as Detective Kate Jameson in new original crime drama The Murders, coming to Citytv in 2019. Produced by Muse Entertainment in association with Citytv, the eight-part, 60-minute episode season began shooting in Vancouver on October 9, 2018.
“The Murders is a great example of our continued commitment to invest in premium original Canadian content,” says Nataline Rodrigues, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media. “We’ve seen that our Citytv audiences love our gritty and unique take on the quintessential character rich crime drama, and we’re excited to introduce this new series in 2019.”
The Murders is a police procedural crime drama that features an episodic case of the week coupled with serialised character elements and a powerful soundtrack. Kate Jameson is a rookie homicide detective who searches for redemption in her investigative work after her negligence is the cause of a fellow officer’s death. In the pilot episode, Detective Kate Jameson is partnered with Detective Mike Huntley (Lochlyn Munro) as they navigate the case of a mysterious serial killer who uses music for destructive ends. Joining Lucas and Munro are star-studded cast members Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black), Terry Chen (Jessica Jones), Luvia Petersen (Ghost Wars), and Venus Terzo (Arrow).
“I’m excited to work with this stellar cast in presenting a unique and thrilling crime drama,” says Damon Vignale, Creator, Showrunner, and Executive Producer. “Muse Entertainment and Rogers Media have been great partners on this creative collaboration, and we can’t wait to bring this new series to audiences.”
“Damon’s amazing premise for a series, murder inspired by music, hit the right note,” says Jesse Prupas of Muse Entertainment, and Executive Producer on the series. “The extremely talented, diverse and recognizable cast that we’ve been able to assemble for The Murders will help this series reach audiences around the world.”