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‘Covert Affairs’ Kari Matchett & ‘True Blood’s Stephen Moyer To Star In CBC’s Canadian Spy Thriller ‘Fortunate Son’

‘Covert Affairs’ Kari Matchett & ‘True Blood’s Stephen Moyer To Star In CBC’s Canadian Spy Thriller ‘Fortunate Son’

Covert AffairsKari Matchett and True Blood’s Stephen Moyer are to star in Canadian spy drama Fortunate Son. The series, which is set in the social and political chaos of the late 1960s, is produced by NBCUniversal-backed Lark Productions and Wynonna Earp producer Seven24Films for CBC.

Matchett, who has also featured on The Good Doctor, plays Ruby Howard, an American who fled to Canada as a fugitive from the law. Set in the chaos of the late 1960s, the Vietnam War and the anti-war protest movement, Ruby helps smuggle Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders across the Canadian border. What she doesn’t know is how these actions will unfold and who is watching her. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star Darren Mann plays Travis Hunter, a Vietnam war deserter whose troubled past follows him into Canada and the lives of the Howard family, while Moyer, who recently featured on The Gifted,

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