Paramount+ has teamed with Toronto-based Piazza Entertainment, Canadian Nationwide Broadcaster CBC and CBS Studios on air ambulance rescue sequence Skymed. Capturing is at the moment underway in Manitoba and Ontario, Canada, for premiere on the ViacomCBS streaming service subsequent yr.
Created by Julie Puckrin (Nurses, Killjoys) Skymed revolves round life, demise and drama at 20,000 toes. The sequence weaves collectively intense character journeys and high-stakes medical rescues, as we observe the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in distant Northern Canada. They’re all in over their heads, and on their very own, with nobody to depend on however one another.
The ensemble solid consists of Natasha Calis (Nurses), Ace (Aason) Nadjiwon (Batwoman), Morgan Holmstrom (Siberia), Praneet Akilla (Nancy Drew), Thomas Elms (The Order), Mercedes Morris (Between), Kheon Clarke (Riverdale), Rebecca Kwan (Taken), Braeden Clarke (Outlander) and Aaron Ashmore (Killjoys).
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“This present was impressed by the real-life experiences of my sister and brother-in-law, who met flying air ambulances within the north,” says Puckrin. “Along with a gifted crew of writers, we created relatable characters stuffed with hope, compassion and resilience. I’m thrilled to be working with such an unbelievable and numerous solid to deliver these thrilling, emotional tales to life.”
Skymed is produced by Piazza Leisure. Puckin government produces with together with Vanessa Piazza, Ron Murphy and Gillian Hormel. Steve Adelson serves as pilot director. From Manitoba, Kyle Irving and Lisa Meeches function government producers for Eagle Imaginative and prescient. Jennica Harper and Nikolijne Troubetzkoy function co-executive producers. Exterior of Canada, the sequence shall be distributed internationally by ViacomCBS World Distribution Group.
“Julie has brilliantly imagined these characters who aren’t solely coping with demanding, high-pressure circumstances, they’re additionally coping with the ups and downs of their lives as they arrive into their very own,” mentioned Vanessa Piazza, government producer, Piazza Leisure. “We’re proud to associate with Paramount+, CBS Studios and CBC, and stay up for introducing these characters to audiences.”