Police procedural Allegiance has begun filming in Vancouver and BC’s lower mainland.
It is a CBC Original series from the award-winning team at Lark Productions. Lark Productions in association with Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group. The series features an ensemble cast led by Supinder Wraich (Sort Of), Enrico Colantoni (Station Eleven), Stephen Lobo (Continuum), Adolyn H. Dar (Superman & Lois), Brian Markinson (A Million Little Things) and David Cubitt (Virgin River).
Greenlit by CBC in early 2023, ALLEGIANCE will premiere on the free CBC Gem streaming service and CBC TV in winter 2024.
Allegiance follows Sabrina Sohal, (Supinder Wraich) a star rookie police officer who must grapple with the limits of the justice system. She must balance her career with her fight to exonerate her politician father Ajeet Sohal (Stephen Lobo).
Sohal serves her diverse hometown of Surrey alongside Vince Brambilla (Enrico Colantoni). Vince is a veteran training officer who sees her potential but doesn’t always agree with her forward-thinking methods.
Sally Catto, General Manager, Entertainment, Factual & Sports, CBC said:
“CBC greenlit this thoughtful and timely drama because it will offer audiences an emotionally gritty yet hopeful story that hasn’t been told before. It reflects the complexities of policing and justice in contemporary Canada from multiple perspectives. We can’t wait to watch as Lark Productions, Anar, Mark, Stephanie and this remarkable cast bring Allegiance to life.”
NBCUniversal Global Distribution handles the distribution of the series globally. Showrunners Stephanie Morgenstern and Mark Ellis also serve as Executive Producers. Series Creator Anar Ali, alongside Lark Productions’ Erin Haskett, Nicole Mendes, David Valleau and Tex Antonucci serve as Executive Producers.
Filming runs from 11 September 2023 through 21 December 2023. Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern