New Talents Discovered; From Showbusiness to the Cinema

Each year great productions such as X-Factor, La Voix or Rising Star help Canadian society find their most talented people from all around the country. The talents who apply for these music shows on tv or the performing competitions mostly have their main talent in singing. Canada has discovered so many young and no-name people in music sector via these tv shows and programmes. However, Canada has so many other talented people who have unique skills in acting and performing arts.

In recent years, several Netflix series and some Hollywood movies took place in Canada. This urged the American producers to look for talents in Toronto, Ontario or Vancouver whom can satisfy the necessities of specific roles. This increased demand for Canadian actors and actresses encouraged Canadian cast agencies to pay special attention to the newly emerging talents in acting, especially in cinema and theater. Here is a short list of young Canadian talents who have proved their talent with American producers and great budget productions:

  • Theodore Pellerin is starred with French-language TV drama 30 Vies in 2014
  • Ellen Wong is starred with The Carrie Diaries, Dark Matter and GLOW from Netflix
  • Daniel Maslany is starred with Murdoch Mysteries and Four in the Morning
  • Curtis Lum is starred with Siren, Supergirl and Life Sentence tv series
  • Fanny-Laure Malo is starred with Sarah Prefers to Run which was also shown in Cannes International Film Festival
  • Ronnie Rowe Jr. is starred with Black Cop and In Contempt and gained a huge audience
  • Stephan James is starred with famous Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk which also premiered at TIFF
  • Kristen Gutoskie is starred with Vampire Diaries and The Handmaid’s Tale. She is also known for her role in Chicago Fire
  • Jadiel Dowlin has starred with Nickelodeon’s newly launched comedy: Star Falls. With his performance in Annedroids, he is nominated to Emmy Awards
  • Laysla De Oliveira is starred with Gone Baby Gone and Needle in a Timestack