Frontier star’s favourite books
Toronto actor Jessica Matten offers up a powerful and provocative reading list
This fall, the second season of Canadian historical drama Frontier premiered on Discovery with Toronto’s Jessica Matten back in action as Sokanon alongside series star Jason (“Aquaman”) Momoa.
The show follows a band of outlaws led by Declan Harp (Momoa) battling the Hudson’s Bay Company over the burgeoning fur trade.
Matten, born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, had her breakthrough performance in the award-winning short film A Red Girl’s Reasoning. She moved to Toronto to pursue her acting career, and following the success of Frontier, which has already announced a third season, Matten was also named as a cast member of the upcoming CBC drama Burden of Truth.
Matten offers up five of her most influential reads for your holiday reading pleasure:
Jessica Matten, ‘Frontier’