‘North of North’ Netflix Comedy Series: Production Begins & What We Know So Far

Production has began on new Netflix comedy North of North.

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Pictured: Anna Lambe (left) and Mary Lynn Rajskub (right)

North of North, a new Netflix comedy from The Grizzlies producers Stacey Aglok MacDonald and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, is in production. Here’s everything we know so far about North of North on Netflix.

North of North is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy series created by Stacey Aglok MacDonald (The Grizzlies), Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Angry Inuk), and also the executive producers. The series is co-commissioned by CPC, and in association with APTN.

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TORONTO, ONTARIO – APRIL 17: (L-R) Producer Stacey Aglok MacDonald, Producer Zanne Devine, Producer Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Director/Producer Miranda de Pencier, Writer Moira Walley-Beckett and Co-Writer Graham Yost attend “The Grizzlies” premiere held at Yonge and Dundas Cineplex Cinemas on April 17, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images for “The Grizzlies” Premiere And After Party)

The series has a large number of directors with Anya Adams, Danis Goulet (Night Raiders), Zoe Leigh Hopkins (Little Bird), Lisa Jackson (Savage), Renuka Jeyapalan (Kim’s Convenience), Aleysa Young (Baroness Von Sketch Show) all credited.

Miranda de Pencier (Anne with an E), Anya Adams (Ginny & Georgia), Susan Coyne (Mozart in the Jungle), and Garry Campbell (The Kids in the Hall) are the remaining executive producers. Red Marrow Media and Northwood Entertainment are the production companies behind North of North.

What is the plot of North of North?

Netflix has provided a logline for North of North:

“A young Inuk mother wants to build a new future for herself, but it won’t be easy in her small Arctic town where everyone knows your business.”

Who are the cast members of North of North?

Anna Lambe is the lead actress in the series. However, the name of her role has yet to be revealed. The actress was recently seen in True Detective as Kayla Prior. She also starred in television shows like Three Pines, Alaska Daily, and Trickster.

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US actress Anna Lambe attends the Los Angeles premiere of the HBO series “True Detective: Night Country” at the Paramount Theater in Los Angeles on January 9, 2024. (Photo by Chris DELMAS / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)

The initial announcement also mentioned Keira Cooper’s casting. However, the name of her role is still yet to be announced. The actress has held a minimal number of roles, the most notable of which was as Reverend Wyatt’s Daughter in Quintessential: The Movie.

Joining the cast of North of North are;

  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
  • Maika Harper (Law and Order: Toronto)
  • Braeden Clarke (Little Bird)
  • Jay Ryan (It: Chapter Two)
  • Kelly William (Portraits from a Fire)
  • Doreen Simmonds (True Detective: Night Country)
  • Tanya Tagaq (Bootlegger)
  • Zorga Qaunaq

What is the production status of North of North?

Official Production Status: In Production(Last Updated: 14/03/2024)

Production on North of North has started in Nunavut, Canada. The exact filming dates haven’t been revealed.

Executive producers Stacey Aglok MacDonald and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril had the following to say about the run-up to filming;

“We’ve already survived a blizzard during prep, so there’s no doubt our amazing cast and crew is ready to shoot a show in the Arctic. Also, a huge nakurmiik to our community of Iqaluit for being so welcoming – we couldn’t do this show without your support!”

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View of Iqaluit, Nunavut

What is the North of North episode count?

It has been confirmed there will be a total of ten episodes. Each episode will have an approximate runtime of 30 minutes.

Are you looking forward to watching North of North on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.