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Hulu Acquires CBC Crime Drama ‘Pure’

Series Comes From Cineflix Media Inc.

Cineflix Media Inc. has announced that Hulu has acquired the exclusive U.S. streaming video on-demand rights to its new Canadian drama, “Pure.” Through the new deal, the series will air in the U.S. exclusively on Hulu. The logline: “Pure” is the story of a Mennonite pastor trying to protect his family and preserve his faith while battling drug trafficking within his community. Inspired by true events, “Pure” was created and written by Michael Amo (“The Listener”) and directed by Ken Girotti (“Orphan Black”), with Cineflix Media Inc.’s SVP of Scripted, Brett Burlock and President, Peter Emerson serving as Executive Producers, along with Girotti and Two East’s David MacLeod.

Produced by Two East Productions and Cineflix and commissioned by CBC, the series stars Ryan Robbins (“Arrow,” “The Killing”), Alex Paxton-Beesley (“Copper”), AJ Buckley (“Narcos”), Peter Outerbridge (“Orphan Black”), and Rosie Perez (“White Men Can’t Jump,” “Fearless”). It recently premiered on CBC in Canada).

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Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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