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CBC and Sundance TV Confirm Casting of Sarah Wayne Callies in Unspeakable!

Sarah Wayne Callies has been signed to star in the eight-episode miniseries, Unspeakable – chronicling the tainted blood scandal beginning in the 1980’s.

The CBC/SundanceTV collaboration has also cast Shawn Doyle, Michael Shanks and Camille Sullivan.

Production begins this spring.

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AMC and Canada’s CBC Partner on Tainted Blood Miniseries Unspeakable!

CBC and SundanceTV have greenlit a new eight-part drama miniseries “Unspeakable,” focused on the tainted blood scandal in Canada in the early 1980s.

Based on first-person experience and two non-fiction books, Bad Blood by Vic Parsons and The Gift of Death by Andre Picard, “Unspeakable” chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early 1980s and the tragedy that resulted after thousands of people were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.

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