Cameras are rolling on Season 2 of CTV’s medical drama, Saving Hope. The network made the announcement Friday, noting that the sophomore season’s 18 episodes will be filmed in and around Toronto until September.
There will be some new faces both in front of and behind the cameras.
Being Erica actress Erin Karpluk will bring her pluckiness to Saving Hope in the recurring role of a single mother seeking the help of Dr. Joel Gorans (Daniel Gillies).
Jason Priestley (Haven, Beverly Hills 90210) and Gregory Smith (Rookie Blue) are each taking a turn at directing episodes alongside fellow lensers directors David Wellington (The Eleventh Hour) Ken Girotti (Bomb Girls), John Fawcett (Orphan Black) and Jeff Woolnough (Jack).
Also starring Erica Durance as Dr. Alex Reid and Michael Shanks as Dr. Charlie Harris, Season 2 of Saving Hope finds Charlie awake from his coma and reunited with Alex. Their happy moments aree marred by a secret that could ruin Charlie’s career and relationship with Alex: he can still see and speak to ghosts.
Saving Hope was the most-watched Canadian drama of the 2011-12 broadcast year, averaging 1.7 million viewers per week.