From the multi-award winning creators of the hit series Flashpoint,¬†Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern, CBC and Temple Street Productions (Orphan Black) announce the start of production on the highly-anticipated original series CAMP X, shooting on location in Budapest, Hungary until the end of the October. The eight-episode, one-hour series is set to air in early 2015.
CAMP X is an emotionally driven adventure drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of a team of highly skilled young recruits – Canadian, American and British – torn from their ordinary lives to train as agents in an ultra-secret facility on the shores of Lake Ontario. Inspired by remarkable true stories, CAMP X is about the origin of spycraft.
¬†Teaming up again with Ellis & Morgenstern is Hugh Dillon (Flashpoint, The Killing).The series’ international ensemble cast also includes Evelyne Brochu (Orphan Black, Pawn Sacrifice); Jack Laskey (Endeavour, Hatfields and McCoys); Warren Brown (Luther, By Any Means); Dustin Milligan (Demonic, 90210); Connor Price (Being Human, Carrie); Lara Jean Chorostecki (Hannibal, Copper); and special guest Francois Arnaud (The Borgias).
¬†”CAMP X is a story we’ve been burning to tell for a long time. ¬†It’s incredibly powerful to see it take shape in the hands of so many talented people,” say creators Ellis and Morgenstern.
See the full press release here.