Some time after our beloved friend and coworker Janet Wright passed away, I spoke with her husband Bruce about how he felt she would want us to proceed with the new Corner Gas Animated project. He said emphatically that Janet would want Emma to live on, and gave us his blessing to start looking for the new voice of Emma. But more than his blessing, he gave us a suggestion. He said we should audition a good friend of Janet’s, named Corinne Koslo. Corinne lived in Vancouver for many years, and worked with Janet on a number of theatrical projects. …View Full Post
Since we announced that Corner Gas was getting rebooted as an animated series, I’ve been getting a lot questions on social media. Mainly, 4 questions in particular. So, I figured I’d answer those 4 most common questions here.
Q: Is the original cast coming back?
A: All the original main cast members are back to reprise their roles, with the exception of Janet Wright, who played Emma. Sadly, she passed away this year. Her family has said that Janet would want Emma to live on, so we are in the process of casting to find the right person to play the voice …View Full Post
Drawn… as in “animated”. We can now officially announce that we are in production on 13 episodes of a new series, called CORNER GAS: ANIMATED, which will hit the Comedy Network in early 2018 (hopefully January).
All our regular cast is coming back to voice their characters, with the exception of Janet Wright, who sadly passed away recently. Her family has told us she would want Emma to live on, so we will be casting to find a new voice to play my character’s long suffering mother, Emma Leroy.
We made a short sample/demo that everyone involved is really happy with (it really …View Full Post
Strolling amongst the populace, at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival this past April. P.S. I was not groped even ONE DAMN TIME!!!
Photo by Leif Norman.
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