THE RUNNER is an episodic arched digital series that follows the plight of NATE, a drug runner with a troubled past, who tries to navigate through the pitfalls of working for a criminal enterprise in Toronto. Season 1 of this 10 episode original series was created by N5 Pictures and produced with the support of the Bell Fund, and is distributed in Canada by Mocean Releasing.
This gripping dramatic web series delves deep into themes of loyalty, love, and betrayal. Aimed at fans of crime fiction, The Runner can be compared in tone and pace to critically acclaimed
dramas like Narcos, Suburra, and Top Boy.
The story revolves around Nate’s relationship with ZOE, his double-crossing and deceitful sister-in-law who is on the run for stealing drugs, as well ROMAN, his trusting and father figure like boss. As the audience witnesses the tough decisions these characters must make to stay in the game and remain alive, they are lured into the criminal underworld of The Runner.
What makes The Runner unique is the series’ unabashed love letter to Canadian cities like Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City. By showcasing and promoting several ethnic communities, The Runner captures the heart and soul of Canada’s uniquely diverse neighbourhoods, infusing the series with an authenticity and flavour all its own.
SOCIAL MEDIA TAGS & LINKS
Vimeo on Demand https://vimeo.com/ondemand/therunnerseries/
YouTube Channel youtube.com/c/TheRunnerDigitalSeries