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Minnesota Premiere
Web Series (Season) 11 minutes
Chateau Laurier
Genres: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Content Warnings: Mild Action, Mild Violence
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Best Drama Series
Best Dramatic Ensemble in a Series
Best Dramatic Performance in a Series (Tymika Tafari)
Best Original Score in a Series
Best Production Design
Best Series Director
Chateau Laurier
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Season 2 of the hugely successful award-winning series (3 million views).

Edwardian newlyweds Hattie and Vivian navigate their lives on the other side of happily ever after and learn that life as heirs to the grand Chateau Laurier hotel comes with slings, arrows, enemies, opportunities and strife.

When the grand hotel was opened in Ottawa in 1912 it represented all that was extravagant and privileged at the dawn of a new century. The surrounding town was little more than a frontier. This is Canada in the moment it blooms onto the world stage, growing pains and all. Chateau Laurier follows the struggle to control power of the hotel (and beyond) between Briar Hays (Tymika Tafari), the new owner of the hotel, her estranged brother Vivian (Luke Humphrey), his wide-eyed new wife Hattie (Kate Ross Leckie), her acerbic Aunt Esme (Fiona Reid)…and Gabriel Sabot, the Cajun-creole boss of Lowertown (Emmanuel Kabongo).

The show has a core cast of recurring characters vying for power in the family-run hotel in 1912 Ottawa. Uniquely Canadian, Chateau Laurier is told with a flair for the dramatic, with diverse, distinct, entertaining characters and a dose of humour.

New Season 2 cast include Tymika Tafari (Apple TV+ The Marijuana Conspiracy), Emmanuel Kobongo (21 Thunder), Joel Oulette (Trickster), Brittany Raymond (The Next Step), Katie Uhlmann (Nurses) and Jason Gray (Reign).

Retuning cast include series leads Kate Ross Leckie (Alias Grace), Luke Humphrey (Tiny Pretty Things), Fiona Reid (Harry Potter on Broadway), Kent Staines (Anne with an E) and Fraser Elsdon (Y: The Last Man).
Perspectives: Asian-American, Black, Filmmakers with Disabilities , French Canadian, LGBTQIA+, Native American/First Nations , Women
Studio: Geneva Film Co.
From: Canada
Produced In: Canada
Directors: James Stewart
Writers: Kent StainesEmily Weedon
Lead Actors: Kate Ross LeckieLuke HumphreyTymika TafariFiona Reid
Supporting Actors: Emmanuel KabongoBrittany RaymondKent StainesJane LukFraser Elsdon
Key Crew: Director of Photography: Arthur CooperCostume Designer: Melissa BesseyProduction Designer: Glen Charles LandryEditor: Mark LemmonComposer: Michael Stanutz

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