Colantoni who played Kristin Bells sheriff dad on the cult TV show Veronica Mars says Flashpoint producers had him hooked when they told him hed get to carry a gun around for most of filming.
He explains, It was simple decision. Veronica Mars didnt have enough guns for me!
The show follows a group of police officers in Toronto, Canada, and Colantoni insists there isnt much that separates American cops from Canadian cops.
As he puts it, When you see a guy in uniform, you know hes a cop no matter where you are in the world. If anything, Canadian cops are more polite when they want to be.
However, he says viewers will be surprised by how gritty and sexy Toronto really is.
Flashpoint premieres tomorrow (Jul. 11) on CBS.
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