The CW has released the Official Synopsis of Burden of Truth episode “Pilot” (1.01) that will be aired on Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00-9:00 PM.
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When it’s suspected that her big-pharma client’s vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenaged girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley (Kristin Kreuk) returns to her hometown of Millwood to quickly and quietly settle the case. However, once she arrives, she is faced with ghosts from the past that leave her rattled and questioning her position on the lawsuit. Local town lawyer Billy Crawford (Peter Mooney) is fighting on behalf of the girls and has a vested interest in winning after his niece, Molly (Sara Thompson), is affected. Things take a surprising turn when new evidence comes to light that drastically affects both Joanna and Billy on both legal and personal levels.
Burden of Truth is starring Kristin Kreuk as Joanna Hanley, Peter Mooney as Billy Crawford, Alex Carter as David Hanley, Star Slade as Luna Spence, Benjamin Ayres as Alan Christie, Nicola Correia-Damude as Diane Evans, Meegwun Fairbrother as Officer Owen Beckbie and Sara Thompson as Molly Ross.
In Burden of Truth, Attorney Joanna Hanley (Kristin Kreuk) leaves her picture-perfect legal career as a partner in a corporate law firm to solve the case of a mysterious illness affecting the female high school students of her hometown Millwood in Manitoba – a prairie town with an industrial past and an uncertain future.
Burden of Truth is produced by IFC Films and Entertainment One in association with Eagle Vision Inc. with executive producers Ilana Frank, Adam Pettle, Jocelyn Hamilton, Linda Pope and Kristin Kreuk.