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CBC sweeps up Men with Brooms pilot (curling vanity)
CBC ^ | 09-03-2009 | ak267

Posted on 09/03/2009 9:40:03 PM PDT by ak267

The popular 2002 movie Men With Brooms is coming to the CBC as a sitcom pilot.

The pubcaster has given the production order to E1 Television and Serendipity Point Films for a pilot episode to loosely follow Paul Gross' curling comedy and directorial debut. The film racked up $4.2 million on theatrical release, portraying a reunited curling team overcoming personal struggles to capture a national trophy for their late coach. The offbeat comedy starred Gross, Leslie Nielsen, Kari Matchett, Molly Parker and Polly Shannon. "Men with Brooms is a known entity, and it's nice to build on that. It did have a special home-town feel," says Kirstine Stewart, GM of CBC Television

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: canada; cbc; curling
Loved the movie :)
1 posted on 09/03/2009 9:40:03 PM PDT by ak267
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I’ll watch anything with Paul Gross in it...

2 posted on 09/03/2009 10:29:37 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but he will give us the shaft.)
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3 posted on 09/03/2009 11:47:30 PM PDT by packrat35 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.- M Thatcher)
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