(1993-1996) Justice Horace Krever is appointed to lead an inquiry into the tainted blood scandal and opens the door for anyone to tell their story as he digs for the truth. It is discovered that Connaught was using a blood broker getting plasma from skid row and U.S. prisons. It is revealed the extent to which the Red Cross distributed tainted blood despite having safer products. New evidence emerges that Armour knew their heat-treatment method was flawed.
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A CBC and SundanceTV original series, UNSPEAKABLE is produced by Mezo Entertainment, with Cooper and Meridian Artists’ Glenn Cockburn serving as executive producers. The series is a passion project for Cooper, who himself was a victim, having contracted Hepatitis C from tainted blood. The series is written by Cooper, Carl Binder, Adriana Capozzi and Lynn Coady, with Cooper and Callies set to direct episodes. AMC Studios will manage worldwide distribution outside of Canada.
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