Created by Tony Elliott, Michelle Latimer. With Joel Oulette, Crystle Lightning, Kalani Queypo, Anna Lambe. Jared is an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family above water. When he starts seeing strange things - talking ravens, doppelgängers, skin monsters - his already...
Described as a "darkly humorous coming-of-age story," The Trickster is a supernatural thriller that follows an Indigenous teen named Jared who struggles to keep his family afloat when a stranger named Wade ruptures the balance. "What begins as an unnerving slow burn of strange events in Jared's already-messy life crescendos to an epic clash of magic, monsters and mayhem," said the CBC in a press release.
Genre: Comedy Drama Family Fantasy Mini-Series Thriller
Stars: Craig Lauzon, Joel Oulette
Jared, an Indigenous teen, is struggling to keep his family above water when a mysterious stranger, Wade, blows into town and turns his already chaotic life inside out. And when weird things start happening, it becomes clear that he’s also the mythic magical being the Trickster. What begins as an unnerving slow burn of strange events in Jared’s already-messy life crescendos to an epic clash of magic, monsters and mayhem.
Adapted from the ‘Son of a Trickster’ trilogy of books by award-winning author Eden Robinson