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Global greenlights Robyn Hood, a new take on an old legend


TORONTO – Corus Entertainment’s Global announced today it has greenlit Robyn Hood (8x60), a new take on the old legend, created by Canadian music and TV director and filmmaker Director X (Superfly, Mister Tachyon), and written by Chris Roberts (Orphan Black, Frontier). The new eight-episode series “follows Robyn Loxley, a young woman whose masked hip-hop band, The Hood, is known for their inventive videos and anti-authoritarian message. She lives in Sherwood Towers, a cluster of rental high-rises in a working-class corner of New Nottingham, a near-fi city where the cost of living has skyrocketed, leaving an ever-widening gap between the...