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30 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in October

Celebrities & Stars, Hollywood North, Movies & TV

30 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in October

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Alison Pudsey Oct 02, 2017 12:30 pm 8,650

Vancouverites, get ready to keep your eyes peeled this fall – this month’s possible celebrity sightings are better than pumpkin spice and everything nice!

Here are 30 celebrities you can spot in and around Vancouver during October.

 

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, CA.

Anna Kendrick at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, CA (Jaguar PS/Shutterstock)

Anna Kendrick will be in Vancouver this October for her role in Disney’s Christmas film Nicole. She is best known for her roles in the Twilight saga, the Pitch Perfect films and recently starred alongside Zac Efron in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.

Zac Efron

Zac Efron arrives at the premiere of Baywatch the movie on May 13, 2017, in Miami Florida.

Zac Efron arrives at the premiere of Baywatch the movie on May 13, 2017, in Miami Florida (FlickDirect Inc/Shutterstock)

OK ladies, calm yourselves for a second – Zac Efron will be in Vancouver throughout October! Efron will be visiting for a more serious role in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. 

Neil Patrick Harris

Actor Neil Patrick Harris attends the premiere of NETFLIX's Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" at AMC Loews Lincoln 13 Theater on January 11, 2017 in New York City.

Actor Neil Patrick Harris attends the premiere of NETFLIX’s Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” at AMC Loews Lincoln 13 Theater on January 11, 2017 in New York City. (Debby Wong/Shutterstock)

Neil Patrick Harris will be in and out of Vancouver filming for A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 and 3 until April 2018.

Harris is best known for ‘suiting up’ as his character Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother in which he won a People’s Choice Award for Favourite TV Comedy Actor.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne Johnson at the "Moana" at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA

Dwayne Johnson at the “Moana” at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Dwayne Johnson, best known as The Rock, is on location in Vancouver for his newest movie Skyscraper.

Neve Campbell

 September 18, 2016: Actress Neve Campbell at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live

September 18, 2016: Actress Neve Campbell at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Joining Johnson on the set of Skyscraper is Canadian actress Neve Campbell. Campbell is best known for her role of Sidney in the horror film series Scream, and has also starred in shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Mad Men and House of Cards.

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds arrives to the Critics' Choice Awards 2016 on December 11, 2016 in Hollywood, CA

Ryan Reynolds arrives to the Critics’ Choice Awards 2016 on December 11, 2016 in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock)

Reynolds is in town to film Deadpool 2, known by its working title of ‘Love Machine’. Production began recently and is set to wrap up in October.

Steve Carell

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 hilarious Steve Carell will be in Vancouver for a more serious role in The Women of Marwen. Carell is best known for his quirky character Michael in The Office, and who could forget his role in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. 

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller attends 'The Meyerowitz Stories' premiere during the 70th Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France.

Ben Stiller attends ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ premiere during the 70th Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France (Andrea Raffin/Shutterstock)

Ben Stiller will be in Vancouver during October as a producer for The Eggplant Emoji Movie. Stiller is best known for his roles in the Meet the Parents trilogy, Zoolander and Dodgeball to name a few.

Adam DeVine

Blake Anderson, Anders Holm, Adam DeVine at the Comedy Central Roast Of James Franco at the Culver Studios on August 25, 2013 in Culver City, CA

Blake Anderson, Anders Holm, Adam DeVine at the Comedy Central Roast Of James Franco at the Culver Studios on August 25, 2013 in Culver City, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Joining Stiller on set as a producer for The Eggplant Emoji Movie is Adam DeVine, along with his Workaholics co-stars Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.

Jodie Sweetin

 Jodie Sweetin at the Weinstein And Netflix Golden Globes After Party at Beverly Hilton Hotel Adjacent on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA

Jodie Sweetin at the Weinstein And Netflix Golden Globes After Party at Beverly Hilton Hotel Adjacent on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Jodie Sweetin will be in Vancouver for her role in the Christmas movie Finding Santa. You may remember her best as sassy Stephanie Tanner from Full House, or most recently on the continuation of the show Fuller House streaming on Netflix.

Lucy Hale

 Lucy Hale at the Disney ABC TV 2016 TCA Party at the The Langham Huntington Hotel on January 9, 2016 in Pasadena, CA

Lucy Hale at the Disney ABC TV 2016 TCA Party at the The Langham Huntington Hotel on January 9, 2016 in Pasadena, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

After recently wrapping up the final season of Pretty Little Liars in June, Lucy Hale will be back filming again for her new role in The CW’s Life Sentence.

Hale has previously made small appearances in shows like Privileged, The O.C. and How I Met Your Mother before snagging her lead role in 2010 as Aria in PLL.

David Duchovny

Actor David Duchovny on Hollywood Boulevard where he was honored with the 2,572nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 25, 2016 (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

You may remember him as Hank Moody from the hit show Californication, but really to most of us he’ll always be Special Agent Fox Mulder. And now, after a successful reboot last year, David Duchovny will be back in Vancouver throughout October for the 11th season of the show.

Olivia Munn

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)

Olivia Munn will be in town for her role in History Channel’s SIX which will be filming its second season in Vancouver through to October. Munn is still probably best known as brilliant but awkward financial reporter Sloan Sabbith in HBO’s The Newsroom TV series.

Steve Zahn

Steve Zahn at the Disney-ABC Television Group 2014 Winter Press Tour Party Arrivals at The Langham Huntington on January 17, 2014 in Pasadena, CA

Steve Zahn at the Disney-ABC Television Group 2014 Winter Press Tour Party Arrivals at The Langham Huntington on January 17, 2014 in Pasadena, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Steve Zahn will be filming in Vancouver for his role in a new series The Crossing. Zahn is best known for his roles in Modern Family, Mad Dogs, and HBO’s Treme.

KJ Apa

 KJ Apa at the "Riverdale" Screening and Conversation at the Paley Center for Media on April 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA

KJ Apa at the “Riverdale” Screening and Conversation at the Paley Center for Media on April 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Oh Archie *sigh* who can resist this red headed cutie?!

KJ Apa will be in Vancouver filming the second season of Riverdale. Apa is an up and coming actor from New Zealand who snagged the lead role in Riverdale this past year and has also starred in the feature film A Dog’s Purpose.

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017

Lili Reinhart attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017 (Eugene Powers/Shutterstock)

Lili Reinhart will also join Apa on location in Vancouver for Riverdale. Reinhart has the lead role of Betty in the series, and has also made appearances in Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit, along with The Good Neighbor, Miss Stevens, and Forever’s End. Most recently she was cast in the upcoming film Galveston.

Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017.

Camila Mendes attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017 (Eugene Powers/Shutterstock)

Of course there would be no Betty without Veronica!

Camila Mendes will also be in Vancouver filming the second season of Riverdale. Rumour has it that Mendes had her first acting job on an IKEA commercial before going on to star in Riverdale as main character Veronica.

Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse at the "Riverdale" Screening and Conversation at the Paley Center for Media on April 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA

Cole Sprouse at the “Riverdale” Screening and Conversation at the Paley Center for Media on April 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Rounding out this foursome of course is Cole Sprouse, known as character Jughead Jones and narrator of the Riverdale series.

Sprouse rose to fame at an early age starring alongside his twin brother in Disney channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. He also starred in Big Daddy and even a few Friends episodes – remember Ross’s adorable son?!

Sarah Wayne Callies

Sarah Wayne Callies at the Fox Winter TCA 2017 All-Star Party at the Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena

Sarah Wayne Callies at the Fox Winter TCA 2017 All-Star Party at the Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Sarah Wayne Callies will be in town this October filming for the third season of Colony in which she plays Katie Bowman. Callies has made a name for herself starring in series like Prison Break and The Walking Dead.

Josh Holloway

Josh Holloway at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 on January 6, 2016 (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Joining Callies on the set of Colony is Josh Holloway for his role as Will Bowman. Holloway is best known for his roles in the series Lost and CBS’s Intelligence.

Rose McIver

Actress Rose McIver attends the 2015 CW Network Upfront Presentation at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City.

Actress Rose McIver attends the 2015 CW Network Upfront Presentation at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City (Debby Wong/Shutterstock)

Rose McIver will be in Vancouver through October to film the fourth season of The CW’s iZombie. McIver is a New Zealand actress who made her big screen debut in the movie The Lovely Bones, and has held the lead role of Liv Moore in iZombie since 2015.

Grant Gustin

Grant Gustin at the PaleyFEST LA 2015 - "Arrow" and "The Flash" at the Dolby Theater on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA

Grant Gustin at the PaleyFEST LA 2015 – “Arrow” and “The Flash” at the Dolby Theater on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Back in action for the fourth season of The Flash, Grant Gustin will be on location in Vancouver through to April 2018. Gustin has also had roles in shows like 90210, Glee along with making appearances in Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl and Arrow.

Dominic Purcell

 Actor Dominic Purcell attends the 2015 CW Network Upfront Presentation at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City.

Actor Dominic Purcell attends the 2015 CW Network Upfront Presentation at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City (Debby Wong/Shutterstock)

Dominic Purcell will likely be in Vancouver through to February filming for his role in TV series Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash. You may remember him best as Lincoln Burrows from Prison Break which recently aired its fifth season.

Victor Garber

Actor Victor Garber attends the 2015 CW Network Upfront Presentation at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City (Debby Wong/Shutterstock)

Also joining Purcell on set is Victor Garber, who plays Dr. Martin Stein in Legends of Tomorrow. Garber is known for his roles in Titanic, Argo and Alias, along with making appearances in The Flash and Vixen. 

Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki arrives at the "Supernatural" PaleyFest 2011 at Saban Theatre on March 13, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA

Jared Padalecki arrives at the “Supernatural” PaleyFest 2011 at Saban Theatre on March 13, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Back to film its 13th season, Jared Padalecki will be in Vancouver for his role of Sam in Supernatural. Padalecki has also starred in Gilmore Girls, House of Wax and alongside the Olsen twins in New York Minute.

Jensen Ackles

 Jensen Ackles arrives at the "Supernatural" PaleyFest 2011 at Saban Theatre on March 13, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA

Jensen Ackles arrives at the “Supernatural” PaleyFest 2011 at Saban Theatre on March 13, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Joining Padalecki on set is Jensen Ackles, who plays Dean in Supernatural. Ackles made his big break starring in the soap opera Days of Our Lives, along with Smallville and My Bloody Valentine 3D.

Shiri Appleby

Shiri Appleby at the 6th Annual Safety Awareness Event at the Sony Pictures Studio on September 23, 2017 in Culver City, CA

Shiri Appleby at the 6th Annual Safety Awareness Event at the Sony Pictures Studio on September 23, 2017 in Culver City, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Shiri Appleby will likely be in Vancouver through to January 2018 to film the fourth season of series UnREAL. You may remember her as Liz Parker from television series Roswell, Chicago Fire and in HBO’s Girls.

Greg Poehler

Greg Poehler attends the NBC Upront Presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Greg Poehler attends the NBC Upront Presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York City (Sky Cinema/Shutterstock)

Greg Poehler will be in town for his lead role in You Me Her. Poehler is the brother of popular comedian and actress Amy Poehler, who supposedly inspired him to leave his job as a lawyer and pursue acting.

Melissa Benoist

Actress Melissa Benoist at the LA Film Festival opening night world premiere of Lowriders at the Cinerama Dome, Hollywood. (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Actress Melissa Benoist at the LA Film Festival opening night world premiere of Lowriders at the Cinerama Dome, Hollywood. (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Step aside Superman, Supergirl is back to save the day!

Melissa Benoist will be in Vancouver to film season 3 of the hit show Supergirl. Benoist has made appearances in Glee, Homeland, The Good Wife and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell at the 34th Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles - The CW at Dolby Theater on March 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

Stephen Amell at the 34th Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles – The CW at Dolby Theater on March 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA (Joe Seer/Shutterstock)

Stephen Amell will be back in town this October to film the sixth season of Arrow. Born in Toronto, the Canadian actor has also made appearances in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash, along with Queer as Folk and New Girl to name a few.


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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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