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16 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this June

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Alison Pudsey May 30, 2018 8:45 pm 1,380

Let’s admit it, it’s pretty cool when Hollywood comes to your hometown — catching glimpses of your city on the big screen, cameras rolling, and maybe a few possible celebrity sightings.

Here are 16 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this June!

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The Dogs of Babel

Steve Carell attends the premiere of "The Big Short" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 23, 2015 in New York City.

Steve Carell attends the premiere of “The Big Short” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 23, 2015 in New York City (JStone/Shutterstock)

The Dogs of Babel will be filming in Toronto through to August, and its rumored that among its cast is the hilarious Steve Carell. The movie is based around the book by Carolyn Parkhurst, and is said to be about a linguistics professor who tries to teach his dog to speak after it witnesses his wife’s murder.

Die in a Gunfight

Olivia Munn at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Office Christmas Party' held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on December 7, 2016. (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

Olivia Munn at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Office Christmas Party’ held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on December 7, 2016. (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

Rumour has it that this new feature film – starring Olivia Munn, Helen Hunt and Josh Hutcherson – may be filming in Toronto this summer. Set in New York City, Die in a Gunfight tells the story of a young boy who falls for the daughter of his father’s biggest foe.

V-Wars – Season 1

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Actor Ian Somerhalder at MagicCon, a three-day (March 23-25 2018) fantasy & mystery fan convention.(Markus Wissmann/Shutterstock)

Netflix’s V-Wars will begin filming in Toronto this June through to October. Based on the bestselling novel by Jonathan Maberry, the series will star The Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder as Dr. Luther Swann in this new show about vampires.

American Gods – Season 2

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With a few different filming locations, American Gods may be back on location in Toronto to film its second season through to August. Based on the 2001 novel by Neil Gaiman, fans wonder what direction the show will go after main characters Gillian Anderson and Bryan Fuller have left the series.

Kim’s Convenience – Season 3

Back for its third season, the hit CBC show Kim’s Convenience will be filming in Toronto through to July. The sitcom is actually set in the Moss Park neighbourhood in the city and follows a Korean family who runs a convenience store.

People of Earth – Season 3

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Renewed for a third season, People of Earth will be filming in town through to July. Set in Beacon New York, the series centres around a support group for those who have experienced an alien encounter known as “StarCrossed.”

Private Eyes – Season 3

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Private Eyes will be filming in the city this June through to August for its third season. Starring Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson, the series revolves around a former hockey player who becomes a detective and partners with a private investigator.

Frankie Drake Mysteries – Season 2

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Frankie Drake Mysteries will be on location in Toronto this June filming for its second season. Set in the 1920’s, this drama series revolves around Toronto’s only female detective Frankie Drake played by Lauren Lee Smith.

Schitt’s Creek – Season 5

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Schitt’s Creek returns to Toronto to film its fifth season of the hit CBC show starring Eugene Levy and his son Daniel Levy, alongside Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy. The show revolves around a wealthy family known as the Roses, who end up losing all their money and have to move to a small town called “Schitt’s Creek.” Production will continue through to June.

The Boys – Season 1

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Based on the comic book The Boys by Garth Ennis, this new superhero drama series will be filming in Toronto through to September. With a long cast list including Karl Urban, Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, and Anthony Starr among others, the series was created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Eric Kripke.

Suits – Season 8

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Suits will be in production in Toronto for its eighth season through to November. Many wonder what the new season will bring after fans had to say goodbye to two longtime characters in last season’s finale – Rachel Zane played by Meghan Markle and Mike Ross played by Patrick J. Adams.

Killjoys – Season 4 & 5

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The series Killjoys will be in production in Toronto through to September for its fourth and fifth season. While fans still have a few more seasons to enjoy, it has been announced that season five will be the show’s last.

Bad Blood – Season 2

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Starring Kim Coates and Maxim Roy, Bad Blood will be filming in the GTA for its second season and will wrap up production in late June. Filmed in both Montreal and Ontario, the series is based on the Rizzuto family also known as the Montreal mafia.

The Umbrella Academy – Season 1

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Based on the comic book series The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way, this new series will be filming its first season in Toronto until mid-July. Notable cast members include Mary J. Blige, Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, and David Castañeda. The series follows a somewhat dysfunctional family of superheroes as they try to figure out how their father died.

Titans – Season 1

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Titans has been filming its first season in Toronto since November and will continue into June. Starring Minka Kelly, Brenton Thwaites and Anna Diop, the new series is about a group of superheroes led by Nightwing — the grown-up version of the first boy to become Batman’s sidekick, Robin.

Murdoch Mysteries – Season 12

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Starring Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy and Jonny Harris, Murdoch Mysteries will be in Toronto this June filming for season twelve. This Canadian drama series follows Toronto-based detective William Murdoch as he solves crime during the 1890’s and early 1900’s.


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Alison Pudsey
Lifestyle contributor for Daily Hive. Lover of dogs, coffee, yoga and all things celebrity gossip. Toronto is home, but Vancity has my heart.

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