CBC announces new animated series Uprooted: The Plantemic

TORONTO – CBC announced yesterday a new animated series Uprooted: The Plantemic, starring Andrea Bang from Kim’s Convenience, will launch on CBC Gem on Friday, Jan. 28. The five-episode series “follows the daily challenges and triumphs of five houseplants confined with their human at home during the pandemic lockdown, as they adapt to a new way of living,” a CBC press release says. Uprooted: The Plantemic was written and directed by Betty Xie, who “found comfort in caring for her plants and watching them flourish throughout the pandemic,” the release says. “She observed that she wasn’t alone in this activity as...

Our industry and COVID-19

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