29th July 2014

Emily Hampshire Cast In Syfy Series 12 Monkeys

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movie orbyMontreal-born actress Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis, All The Wrong Reasons) has been cast in a major role in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys. Hampshire is set to play the role previously portrayed by Brad Pitt in the film version. Based on the Terry Gilliam film of the same name, 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.emily hampshire

The character was the eccentric, fanatical animal rights activist who initially meets the main character – played in the film by Bruce Willis – in a mental hospital. The character is suspected of releasing the virus on behalf of the Army of the Twelve Monkeys.  The series stars Aaron Stanford (X-Men: The Last Stand, The Hills Have Eyes), Amanda Schull (J. Edgar, Suits), and Kirk Acevedo (Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes).

Recently, Hampshire joined ACISE-LA as one of its inaugural ambassadors. The organization is for the promotion of Canadian talent in the entertainment and sports industries. She is currently shooting the CBC television series Schitt’s Creek.

Emily Hampshire is represented in the US by managers David Guillod and Brad Pence at Intellectual Artists Management and in Canada by agents Dani De Lio at Creative Drive Artists and Karen Benzakein at K.L. Benzakein Talent

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    6:23 am on July 29th, 2014

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  2. Megaton (@PostApocInfo)
    7:08 am on July 29th, 2014

    Emily Hampshire Cast In Syfy Series 12 Monkeys ? Village Gamer: Based on the Terry Gilliam film of the same name,… http://t.co/uSQxH3R0r8

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