Plenty of GENERAL HOSPITAL fans are missing seeing Vinessa Antoine as Jordan (the role has been recast with Briana Nicole Henry) on the soap, but the actress has already reported to work on her new role starring in the upcoming CBC primetime series DIGGSTOWN. “I have to pinch myself every day!” she exclaimed on Instagram of her amazing new gig.
Because this is a Canadian TV series, Antoine’s GH fans from America are eager to know if they’ll be able to see it, but she admitted there’s no details available yet. “For those of you outside of Canada who have been asking how you can watch the show, I’ll keep you updated as we go,” she declared. “For now it will be airing in 2019 here in Canada. Please contact CBC to inquire when it will air in the USA and beyond.”
The Canadian native has been filming up in Nova Scotia starting in late August, and has been sharing a bunch of behind the scenes peeks at her new job, including a fun water bottle chugging contest with a couple of crew members! (See how well she does in the video below!)https://www.instagram.com/p/BnkKXnUnZMU/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading
Hopefully Antoine’s American fans will be able to watch her career continue as she stars in this exciting new TV series. She’s definitely been feeling the love on social media from her avid supporters. “Love you and appreciate all of your well-wishes and love!” she expressed. “Thank you.”
DIGGSTOWN’s premiere may be a ways off, but you can get a sneak peek via Antoine’s personal behind the scenes pics in the special gallery below!
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Vinessa Antoine Diggstown 01
"Just grateful. Thank you to the people of North Preston, Nova Scotia. Your patience was matched with kindness and a warm welcome. Day 2 done! You killed it today crew and cast!"
Vinessa Antoine Diggstown 02
"Another great day in the can! 🎥 "
Vinessa Antoine Diggstown 03
"Smart. Funny. Talented. Oh and uh....kinda gorgeous! Had a blast checking out Halifax on the Harbour Hopper today with these ladies of DIGGSTOWN: Nataasha Henstridge, Shailene Garnett, and Stacey Farber."
Vinessa Antoine Diggstown 04
"Not having ANY fun with our director, Cory Bowles and DEFINITELY not having any fun with Dwain Murphy 🙄 here at #diggstowncbc #workflow #setlife #actorlife"
Vinessa Antoine Diggstown 05
"When Billy McLellan stops into DIGGSTOWN, magic is made 🙌🏽 "
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"The future is still female. 💋"