Get ready for a one-of-a-kind comedy collaboration as SCTV veteran Dave Thomas teams up with his son, actor Harrison Thomas, to bring us the darkly comedic series, “The Orange.” Developed in partnership with the CBC and BBC Studios, this upcoming show takes us into the world of a family in witness protection, living next door to some of Canada’s most notorious criminals. With a blend of humor and crime, the Thomases promise to deliver a unique and hilarious experience!
Dave and Harrison Thomas Team Up for Crime Comedy ‘The Orange’
Canadian comic and actor Dave Thomas, alongside his son Harrison, brings us the crime comedy sitcom, “The Orange.” Produced by Project 10 Productions, the show follows a family placed in a witness protection program after witnessing a gangland bombing. However, their new home in Rye, England turns out to be a gathering spot for both witnesses and Canada’s toughest criminals.
Known for his role in “Grace Under Fire” and as one half of the McKenzie brothers alongside Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas brings his comedic prowess to the series. Harrison Thomas, with a repertoire including shows like “House” and “Better Call Saul,” adds his talent to the mix.
Project 10 Productions: Scripted Series Development in Full Swing
Project 10 Productions, under the leadership of CEO Andrew Barnsley, is making significant strides in the world of scripted series development.
With Shonna Foster as director of development, the company has an impressive lineup of seven new shows in development with various broadcasters. This includes “Apres Ski,” a family-owned private resort drama created by Kathleen Robertson and executive produced by Chris Cowles. Notable successes include the CBC comedy “Son of a Critch” and the anticipated Kids in the Hall reboot in partnership with Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video for Amazon Prime.
With a focus on scripted comedy and a growing portfolio, Project 10 Productions continues to thrive in the industry.