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‘Deadliest Catch’ exodus

E! Online and The Hollywood Reporter have obtained a joint statement from Deadliest Catch stars Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, and Sig Hansen, stating they will not be returning for the show's next season.
September 29, 2010

E! Online and The Hollywood Reporter have obtained a joint statement from Deadliest Catch stars Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, and Sig Hansen, stating they will not be returning for the show’s next season. The news follows the breach of contract lawsuit launched against the Hillstrands by Discovery which alleges the Hillstrands didn’t complete work on a planned spinoff, Hillstranded. Discovery spokespeople say a statement from the network is forthcoming.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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