Pop Goes The News — Donald Sutherland will be in Southern Ontario this fall to star in a movie based on a 2008 children’s book by Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman.
Sutherland will play Grandpa Howard in Milton’s Secret, which begins production in September.
Pop Goes The News — Canadian actor Nathan Fillion has reprised his role as Capt. Malcolm Reynolds on Firefly — for a T-shirt.
The 44-year-old Alberta-born actor designed limited edition T-shirts, tanks and sweatshirts emblazoned with an image of his character and the words: “I Shoot First.”
Pop Goes The News — Zachary Levi returns to TV as part of the ensemble cast of the highly anticipated series Heroes Reborn.
The 13-episode follow-up to Heroes, which ran for four seasons beginning in 2006, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and will premiere on NBC on Sept. 24, only days after production is scheduled to wrap in Toronto.
Pop Goes The News — Canadian retailer Roots launched a campaign Wednesday that showcases homegrown artists like Francesco Yates, Brett Kissel and Hannah Georgas.
The #sweatstyle campaign, which also features k-os, Sophie Pelletier, Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club, and Kira Isabella, will be shown in Roots stores in Canada, the U.S. and Asia as well as on transit shelters in several Canadian cities.
Pop Goes The News — Canada will be represented next month at the East Russia Economic Forum — by former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson.
The forum is taking place Sept. 3 to 5 in Vladivostok, a city not far from Russia’s borders with North Korea and China.
Pop Goes The News — Vancouver’s airport has been named one of the world’s top airports by one of Britain’s most popular newspapers.
Vancouver International Airport ranks No. 8 on a list compiled by the Daily Mail.