Big Light Productions, Blue Ice Pictures, Wonder Films and CTV are set to produce the comedic drama series “The Indian Detective”.
Comedian Russell Peters will play a Toronto cop who unexpectedly finds himself investigating a murder in his parents’ Indian homeland.
Peters and TV vet Frank Spotnitz will executive produce th project alongside Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron, Mark Burton, Clayton Peters and Paul Canterna.
Shooting begins this Fall in South Africa, Canada and India. The news comes a day after Spotnitz, the former “The Man in the High Castle” showrunner,” also got a straight-to-series order at CBS for his new project “Ransom”.