New CTV cop drama, Played, has landed Irish-Canadian actor Vincent Walsh as their leading man. The drama, hailing from Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions, will be shooting in Toronto, Ontario from now until September 2013. Walsh is rounding off a cast that includes Chandra West, Lisa Marcos, Dwain Murphy, Agam Darshi and Adam Butcher.
Created by pilot director Greg Nelson, Played is a scripted drama that will follow detective John Moreland (Vincent Walsh), an undercover police detective who works to infiltrate criminal organizations through varied case stories (or “plays”). Played will be directed by Charles Biname, Jerry Ciccoritti, Kelly Makin, Rachel Talalay, Lee Rose and Paul Fox. Greg Nelson will share the role of executive producer, and showrunner, with Adrienne Mitchell.
Born in Ireland and raised in Dublin and Toronto, Walsh has had a varied and successful international acting career. The Irish-Canadian actor recently played the role of American author Ernest Hemingway on the CBC-TV series Hemingway vs. Callaghan. Some of his other roles include the character of Andrew Stacey in Deception, Lachlan in Lost Girl and recurring roles on ReGenesis, The Eleventh Hour and Instant Star. Walsh also boasts an impressive list of film credits, including Saving Private Ryan, When the Sky Falls, Mystics, The Abduction Club, On the Edge, The Matchmaker, The Last of the High Kings and A Man of No Importance.