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Amazon Prime Video and Left Bank Pictures Begin Production on the Scripted Canadian Amazon Original Drama Series \"Three Pines\"Alfred Molina stars as Chief Inspector Gamache in the series adaption of Louise Penny's best-selling crime novel series\"Three Pines\" will be available exclusively on Prime Video in Canada, U.S., UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Greenland TORONTO - September 2, 2021 - Amazon Prime Video and Left Bank Pictures today announced the start of production on the Canadian Amazon Original drama series, and second original scripted series, Three Pines. Filming in Montreal and rural Quebec, the series stars Alfred Molina and is based on Canadian author Louise Penny's New York Times- and Globe and Mail-best-selling Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. The eight, one hour episode drama will film from August to December and launch exclusively on Prime Video in Canada, U.S., UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Greenland. Sony Pictures Television will handle all other international sales. The series follows Chief Inspector Armand Gamache (Alfred Molina) of the Sûreté du Québec, a man who sees things that others do not: the light between the cracks, the mythic in the mundane, and the evil in the seemingly ordinary. As he investigates a spate of murders in Three Pines, a seemingly idyllic village, he discovers long-buried secrets and faces a few of his own ghosts. Additional cast members include Rossif Sutherland, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Tantoo Cardinal, Clare Coulter, Sarah Booth, Anna Tierney, Julian Bailey, Frédéric-Antoine Guimond, Pierre Simpson, Tamara Brown, Marie-France Lambert, Frank Schorpion, Marcel Jeannin, Georgina Lynn Lightning, Crystle Lightning, Isabel Deroy-Olson, and Anna Lambe.Louise Penny's highly acclaimed, best-selling mystery series has won the CWA New Blood Dagger award, as well as multiple Agatha, Anthony, Dilys, and Arthur Ellis awards. In 2021, a reader survey conducted by The Washington Post named Chief Inspector Armand Gamache the most beloved fictional detective, beating out such characters as Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.\"With Three Pines we continue to grow our slate of local originals, and overall investment in Canada,\" said Christina Wayne, head of Canadian Originals at Amazon Studios. \"The series will be our first locally produced scripted drama, and we are thrilled to work with Left Bank to bring these layered characters, unique setting, and masterfully constructed mysteries that Louise created to Prime Video. Alfred Molina perfectly embodies the cerebral and compassionate nature of Gamache, and leads a tremendous cast.\"\"Alfred Molina is one of my favourite actors and it's thrilling to be working with him again,\" said Andy Harries, chief executive officer, Left Bank Pictures. \"His warmth, talent, and charisma are perfect to play Louise Penny's much-adored Inspector Gamache. We are privileged to be shooting Three Pines, as our first-ever series in Canada, and bringing the originality and popularity of her incredible stories to a worldwide audience.\"Three Pines comes from Amazon Studios and is produced by Left Bank Pictures, the Sony Pictures Television-owned production company behind The Crown, with Canadian production company Muse Entertainment providing production services. The series is executive produced by Andy Harries, Sharon Hughff, and John Phillips for Left Bank Pictures. Additionally, Sam Donovan, Emilia di Girolamo, and Alfred Molina serve as executive producers. The series is written by Emilia di Girolamo, who adapts the novels as lead writer, and Catherine Tregenna will pen two additional episodes. Directors on the series are Sam Donovan, serving as lead director, Mohawk director Tracey Deer, and Daniel Grou. John Griffin will series produce. Tracey Deer also serves as Indigenous consultant, alongside Katsitsionni Melissa Fox. IllumiNative will also consult on the series.The series is part of Prime Video's continued investment in Canada, following the revival of the sketch comedy The Kids in the Hall, docuseries All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs, comedy-variety series LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, scripted comedy The Lake, and special Rupi Kaur Live. Since 2015, Amazon Studios has filmed 24 Amazon Original series and films in Canada, including The Man in the High Castle and Upload in Vancouver, The Boys and The Expanse in Toronto, Tales from the Loop in Winnipeg, as well as parts of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan and The Voyeurs in Montreal. Three Pines will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and worldwide in the Prime Video catalog, including award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon Originals like The Tomorrow War, The Underground Railroad, Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, The Boys, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, and Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winners Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all on Prime Video, which is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members.Prime members will be able to watch all episodes of Three Pines anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, and stream online. In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. 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Go behind the scenes of your favourite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray access, powered by IMDb.About AmazonAmazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earth's Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth's Best Employer, and Earth's Safest Place to Work. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.About LEFT BANK PICTURESLeft Bank Pictures is a multi-award-winning film and television independent production company launched in 2007. Since then, the company has built up a creative team with a wealth of experience in British filmmaking and broadcasting. Working with the UK's leading writing, directing and on-screen talent to produce bold, innovative feature films, television dramas and cutting edge comedy, Left Bank Pictures prides itself on nurturing and championing exciting new talent set to create the hits of tomorrow. In 2012 Sony Pictures Television took a majority stake in the company signalling a significant move into scripted production for Sony in the UK. Left Bank Pictures has produced major drama series for the BBC, ITV, Sky 1, Netflix, WGBH and HBO/Cinemax, comedy series for E4 and motion pictures for Sony Pictures, Europacorp and Optimum Releasing. Their most recent productions were Behind Her Eyes and White Lines, both for Netflix, Quiz for ITV, Sitting in Limbo for BBC One, which won the British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama in 2021, comedy-drama film, Misbehaviour, Netflix's first ever UK-originated drama series and multi-award winning The Crown, which is currently filming its fifth series, The Replacement and Pls Like. Other television credits include Wallander, Mad Dogs, Outlander, Strike Back, Zen, DCI Banks and The Halcyon. Named Production Company of the Year in 2017 at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Left Bank Pictures has been recognised at a number of other award ceremonies including the Golden Globes, Emmy Awards, BAFTAs and Royal Television Society Awards.
This is an enjoyable Detective storyline series and popular certainly, although Peter Ustinov who plays the role of Hercule Poirot in movie theater versions of othero Poirot mysteries made for the large screen was the better man for the role had it been better scripted for his character than that which is portrayed by David Suchet as scripted that is. Anyway, its nice for family viewing as it does show some lack of respect and general decency towards the nice folks in Britain by the character portrayed by David Suchet as he displays arrogance insensitivity (to the point of seeming neanderthal should I say - in one scene he causes a British army officer to commit suicide with a revolver, after Suchet's character berates him to the point of inane on matters of so-called integrity and chivalry - the poor (British) chap could take no more and takes a quick exit \"on the spot\" to end the pain it would appear. In another earlier episode Suchet speaks condescendingly to a German british woman (who shows much spirit and human intelligence with wit) and he suggests to her that he agrees that she is \"intelligent\" The dear woman in question retorts that \"he is probably going to want to be handing out Diploma's next\" to those he ultimately \"approves of\" despite their rejection of his feigned idea of superior intellect in his own mind thinking only of himself despite lack of merit in most part and seemingly amidst an awkward sense of rejection of this failing from those around him in many of the episodes I figure. Then there's the insane other comments he makes such as complaining that the two boiled eggs served at a restaurant for his breakfast were \"imperfect\" as they weren't of equal size. Oh well neither is a brain which stoops to this level of inanity in displaying ideas of so-called 'perfectability\" in what is normal and natural enough to accept on face value as a good enough way to be.All that said, there's many interesting stories (its Agatha Christie after all for gods sakes) interesting banter at times for shure, and elaborate sets and expensive seeming production expendiures in sets and costumes too. Anyway all our folks in Europe and elsewhere that are drawn to this material should have at least a sample version for enjoyment and edification through a sharing of ideas on the characters involved, most particularly that of \"Poirot\" himself - mainly a fish out of water without a doubt as should be the verdict rendered I suggest wholeheartedly. amen. Michael Rizzo Chessman (moviesbyrizzo popular BBC and related TV series features) Our 480p HDrip version isa small fraction of the size of our full 1080p/2160p versions posted onthe netfor you to gain insights from additionallytoo folks! Click here for an absolutely modest (mini) version downloadof Season 1-3Click here for an absolutely modest (mini) version downloadof Season 4-8Click here for an absolutely modest (mini) version downloadof Season 9-13 153554b96e