Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Corrine Koslo Cast as Voice of Emma Leroy in 'Corner Gas' Animated Series

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Corrine Koslo Cast as Voice of Emma Leroy in 'Corner Gas' Animated Series

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Corrine Koslo joins cast of 'Corner Gas' animated series

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TORONTO - Corrine Koslo has been cast as the voice of Emma Leroy in the upcoming animated version of "Corner Gas."

The award-winning actress is a longtime friend of the late Janet Wright, who portrayed the long-suffering matriarch in the original series. Wright died in November.

"Corner Gas" was the No. 1 sitcom in Canada throughout its entire six-season run, which ended in 2009. The cast reunited for "Corner Gas: The Movie" in 2014.

The main cast of the original series, set in the fictional community of Dog River, Sask., will be lending their voices to the cartoon iteration of the show.

Koslo grew up in Halifax, Manitoba and Edmonton and is a graduate of the Vancouver Playhouse Acting School.

She has performed on stages across the country for more than three decades, and has been a member of Ontario's Shaw Festival acting ensemble for 12 years. …

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