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ABC Picks Up ALASKA With Hilary Swank. Pilot Filmed in Vancouver. Will Series?

ABC has picked up Alaska with Hilary Swank to series. The pilot from Spotlight and Stillwater director Tom McCarthy filmed in Vancouver. Will the series?

Eileen (Hilary Swank) is a star journalist who moves to Alaska for a fresh start after a career-killing misstep and finds redemption personally and professionally joining a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage.

Stanley Cornik (Jeff Perry) is the editor in Anchorage who offers her Eileen the job, having worked with her 20 years ago at a metro daily in the lower 48.

It also stars Matt Malloy as Bob Young, Meredith Holzman as Claire Muncy, Grace Dove as Rosalind “Roz” Friendly, Pablo Castelblanco as Gabriel Martin, Ami Park as Jieun Park and Craig Frank as Austin Greene.

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

Writer/Director: Tom McCarthy

Production Company: Anchorage Daily News Productions Ltd.

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

Oscar winner Hilary Swank last filmed in Vancouver as astronaut Emma Green in Netflix’s Away series.

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