Peace stands behind ‘The Line’

Group acquires rights to Canadian TV drama

Peace Arch Entertainment Group has acquired distribution rights to upcoming TV series “The Line.”

Skein, currently in production in Canada, will be available to global buyers at the upcoming Mipcom TV market that takes place Oct. 13-17 in Cannes.

“The Line,” about a neighborhood drug war, stars Sharon Lawrence, Linda Hamilton and Edward Asner. It will premiere in the spring on Canadian pay cablers Movie Central and the Movie Network under the title “The Weight.”

Hourlong 15-episode series is produced by Toronto-based the Nightingale Co.

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