Merciful


 
 WEIRDOS

8 x 1 hr dramatic series

After serving 15 years in prison for a false charge of infanticide, a woman uses her newfound criminal resources to plot revenge on her hometown. 

In development Bell Media / HBO Canada

WRITER: LYnn coady

Lynn Coady is the author of six books of fiction, the most recent of which, Hellgoing, was awarded the 2013 Scotiabank Giller prize. Her novel The Antagonist was also nominated for the prize in 2011. She is a recent graduate of the Canadian Film Centre's Prime Time TV Program. She has worked in the writing rooms of the BBC America TV series ORPHAN BLACK, the HBO Canada series SENSITIVE SKIN, the CBC comedy MICHAEL TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS (Season Two), and the Corus / Lifetime thriller MARY KILLS PEOPLE.  She is currently adapting CRAZY TOWN, the best-selling Rob Ford biography, for a major motion picture.

PRODUCERS: MARC ALMON, JUSTIN THOMSON-GLOVER & PATRICK IRWIN (THE FALL) & TODD BERGER (WYNONNA EARP)