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ALASKA DAILY Officially Ends With One Season of Filming in Vancouver

ALASKA DAILY Officially Ends With One Season of Filming in Vancouver

Alaska Daily, starring Hilary Swank as a journalist investigating cases of missing and murdered indigenous women, won’t get a second season.

ABC cancelled the series today.

Swank, 48, who had to hide her pregnancy-with-twins inside big coats on set, shared a photo at Easter of her newborn boy and girl, not long after the season (now series) finale aired.

The story of big city journalist Eileen Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank), who comes to Alaska to look into missing, and murdered indigenous women cases in a reluctant partnership with local reporter Roz Friendly (Secwépemc native Grace Dove), filmed for five months in metro Vancouver.

The Daily Alaskan staff stare at the new MMIW (Missing Murdered Indigenous Women) data base in the finale.

It started with one missing woman case:

And shows in the past 100 years literally thousands of native women have disappeared.

Alaska Daily is inspired by the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica series Lawless: Sexual Violence in Alaska. 

Alaska Daily:

Creator: Spotlight’s Tom McCarthy.

Showrunner: Peter Elkoff.

Cast: Hilary Swank, Grace Dove, Jeff Perry, Matt Malloy, Meredith Holzman, Pablo Castelblanco, Ami Park, Craig Frank.

Cast and crew.

Producers: Tom McCarthy’s Slow Pony Productions, Fox 21 Television Studios, Hilary Swank

Filming in metro Vancouver:

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Paul Orazietti/(@Paradeguy) image.

Grace Dove.

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