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Talking to Strangers

Finding love has never been so easy... or so difficult... or so weird.

Vancouver, BC
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6.06 (48)

Week #1 Show Teaser Talking to Strangers

Through online dating, four friends discover that their soul mates may be closer than they expected. Directed by Canadian Comedy Award winner Matthew Kowalchuk, and featuring show creators Brittany Cairns and Laura Ross, Ben Cotton (Lawrence & Holloman, Mountain Men), Daniel Arnold (Lawrence & Holloman, Hell on Wheels) and Nicholas Carella (Afterparty).

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Synopsis

Talking to Strangers follows four friends who are looking for love and missing it at every turn. When Addy breaks up with her boyfriend of five years, longtime online dater Emma challenges her to give it a try. Will is a newly divorced dad and best friend Jak urges him to get 'back in the game'. Whether it's dealing with a date who's profile picture is a relic from her younger years, or learning that the seemingly perfect match is actually a racist, these four continue to log on. And when Addy's ex also joins the cyber dating pool, her new journey becomes ... complicated.

Together, they discover that you can find your soul mate anywhere. Sometimes they’re closer than you might expect.

Team

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Laura Ross

Writer, Producer

Laura Ross has been a professional writer, dancer and actor for the past 13 years, performing in theatres across Canada and the US. She wrote, performed and produced her play, Thick-Skinned, a dramedy about an artist committing reckless acts after being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Upcoming: Crazy For You at Gateway Theatre, Vancouver.

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Matthew Kowalchuk

Showrunner, Director

Matthew is one of Canada's rising star filmmakers. His first feature film, Lawrence & Holloman, has garnered Must See reviews internationally and recently won the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Feature. Among the dozen awards to date for L&H: VIFF’s Emerging Director Award, Rising Star Filmmaker (EIFF), Best Director of a Comedy (VTXIFF) and Best Comedy (RxSM Austin).

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Brittany Cairns

Writer, Producer

Brittany Cairns is a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. She is a performer by trade and has performed on international stages since she was 10. In her second year of college she fell in love with writing and wrote her first one act play. She has dabbled in radio and film but always ends up back on stage.
Recent Credits: Brooke in Legally Blonde

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Reviews (6)

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    Glenn C.
    posted 3 years ago

    It didn't make me laugh and its supposed to...right. But I gave it a five cos it has experience behind it.
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    Brianne N.
    posted 3 years ago

    MORE ONLINE DATING!
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    Shenta A.
    posted 3 years ago

    I like to laugh....I think the concept is great but the trailer needs something funnier to make me want to see more...make it more about the show and less about the creators. Good luck with this project
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    patti r.
    posted 3 years ago

    Funny!
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    James C.
    posted 3 years ago

    This looks great! Nice work guys :)
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    Tom H.
    posted 3 years ago

    Great idea for a show. The awkwardness of online dating is hilarious (I've heard)!
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