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Series featuring Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Breaking Bad actors filming in Halifax

Let’s Get Physical, an eight-episode “modern-day comedy” series stars Jane Seymour and Matt Jones.

Actress Jane Seymour attends the 11th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on August 23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Actress Jane Seymour attends the 11th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on August 23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

A new series featuring actors from the hit shows Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Breaking Bad, Silicon Valley and 90210 started production in Halifax on Tuesday.

Let’s Get Physical, an eight-episode “modern-day comedy” series from the co-creator of Workaholics, is produced by Let’s Get NS Productions and will air on U.S. network Pop.

The series stars Jane Seymour, of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Matt Jones, of Breaking Bad; Chris Diamantopoulos of Silicon Valley; and AnnaLyne McCord, of 90210.

Local actors Lee J Campbell, of The Mist; Rhys Bevan John, of Weirdos; Michael Ratchford, of Sex & Violence; Mary Vingoe, of Backbencher; and David Rossetti and Daniel Lillford, of Trailer Park Boys, round out the cast.

The series tells the story of a slacker named Joe, played by Jones, who makes “a reluctant comeback” in the fitness industry after his father dies and leaves him “a broken-down family gym.”

Seymour plays Joe’s mother, Janet Force, a former Miss Texas Beauty Pageant winner “obsessed with maintaining the family fitness legacy and anti-aging remedies.”

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