Date: May 24, 2017
CBC announces CAUGHT in their 2017-18 programming lineup
Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle, Book of Negroes) returns to CBC with CAUGHT, a new series set in 1978. Locked up after a drug deal goes wrong, David Slaney (Hawco) makes a daring break from a New Brunswick prison to attempt one more deal with his former partner (Eric Johnson) – all this with a dogmatic police officer, Patterson (Paul Gross), at his heels. It’s Slaney’s last chance at freedom – but in this tale of bravado and betrayal, nothing is what it seems and no one can be trusted. The series stars Allan Hawco along with Paul Gross (Alias Grace, Hyena Road, Passchendaele), Tori Anderson (Open Heart, No Tomorrow), Eric Johnson (Fifty Shades Darker, The Knick, Smallville), Charlotte Sullivan (Chicago Fire, Disappearance), Greg Bryk (Bitten, Frontier) and Enuka Okuma (Rookie Blue, Battle of Sexes).
A CBC original series, CAUGHT is adapted from Lisa Moore’s acclaimed novel and produced by Take The Shot Productions. Hawco will star in the series and serve as showrunner. Executive producers include Allan Hawco, Perry Chafe, John Vatcher, Alex Patrick, Peter Blackie, Rob Blackie and Michael Levine. The series will start production in Newfoundland in spring 2017.