But when they find the plucky horse whisperer at the start of Heartland’s eighth season, they might not even recognize her.
As the CBC family drama opens, Amy is in full-on bombshell mode in Paris, there to work the World Equestrian Games with Prince Ahmed.
In between filming seasons, Wardle appeared in Rob Grant's horror zombie movie, Yesterday, which received rave reviews on the North American Festival circuit.
It gave them a chance to admire my new iphone 4 and to discuss the story behind how difficult it was to procure. We talked a little bit about how Heartland is moving south of the border and will be airing, for the first time, on American televisions.
This conversation, of course, led to the whole accent conversation.
When I first opened up the screener for the season 4 premiere of Heartland (also it’s 50th episode! I worried that this CBC drama, set on an Alberta horse ranch backdrop might bore me some, since I know nothing about horses. Thanks to Canada’s Culture Days and CBC, I had the pleasure of meeting with Amber Marshall, who plays horse-whisperery Amy and Graham Wardle, who plays her ridiculously adorable boyfriend Ty, who rode out of town in the finale of season 3.
It was like Little House on the Prairie meets The Young and the Restless – in the very best way possible, because those are two of my most favorite shows to ever hit the airwaves.