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Cardinal 

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Cardinal struggles to right past wrongs that could derail his investigation and end his career, as the case grows more violent and twisted, and the clock ticks down on the killer's next victim.
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Series cast summary:
Billy Campbell ...  John Cardinal 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Karine Vanasse ...  Lise Delorme / ... 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Glen Gould ...  Detective Jerry Commanda / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2020
James Downing ...  Detective McLeod 21 episodes, 2017-2020
Kristen Thomson ...  Noelle Dyson 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Deborah Hay ...  Catherine Cardinal 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Eric Hicks ...  Constable Derek Fox / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2020
Zach Smadu ...  Detective Ash Kular 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Alanna Bale ...  Kelly Cardinal 10 episodes, 2017-2019
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Cardinal is a Canadian crime drama television series, currently in production for a scheduled debut on CTV in the 2016-17. An adaptation of Giles Blunt's award-winning mystery novel Forty Words for Sorrow, the series stars Billy Campbell as John Cardinal and Karine Vanasse as Lise Delorme, detectives investigating the murder of a young girl.

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16 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Jonathan Keltz (Kevin) & Brock Morgan (Toof) previously worked together on episode 2.18, Reign: Reversal of Fortune (2015), of Reign (2013) as Leith Bayard & a messenger respectively. See more »

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Good show.
10 April 2019 | by cbosworSee all my reviews

The show is very well done. Very heavy on the moody landscape shots and the eerie music, which I enjoy. Quite Scandinavian-esque. My biggest complaint is that the main character has a very whispery voice, to the point where it's actually quite annoying.


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