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‘Rex’ Police Drama Based On International Series Set For Canada’s Citytv

‘Rex’ Police Drama Based On International Series Set For Canada’s Citytv

The first English-language adaptation of the long-running hit international series Rex, a Cop’s Best Friend, about a police detective and his hardworking dog, is in the works at Canada’s Citytv. Production has begun on Rex (working title), a procedural drama series with a twist.

The eight-episode hour-long series, starring John Reardon, Mayko Nguyen, and Enrico Colantoni, hails from Shaftesbury, Pope Productions and Citytv. Shooting is underway in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Set in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Rex is focused on the partnership between a dedicated detective and his extraordinary former K9 dog. Rex and Charlie are a detective team that combine their individual skills to solve the most puzzling crimes. The highly successful European format aired in 125 countries around the world for 18 seasons.

Reardon stars as Detective Charlie Hudson, Rex’s partner; Nguyen as chief of forensics Sarah Truong

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