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21 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in April

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Alison Pudsey Apr 02, 2018 9:03 am 2,913

Hello April! Bring on the all cherry blossoms, fresh blooms, clear blue skies, and celebrity faces of course!

With 20 TV shows and movies currently in production in the city, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for these new celebrities to spot in town this April.

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Chris Hemsworth

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Chris Hemsworth at the premiere for “Thor: Ragnarok” at the El Capitan Theatre on October 10, 2017 (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Be on the lookout for those baby blues: Chris Hemsworth will be in Vancouver through to April for his role in the feature film Bad Times at the El Royale.

Jeff Bridges

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Jeff Bridges arrives for the “Only The Brave” Los Angeles Premiere on October 8, 2017 in Westwood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock)

Also joining Hemsworth on the set of Bad Times at the El Royale is actor and producer Jeff Bridges. Bridges comes from a family of actors and has been acting since he was two-years-old. You may remember him most recently in Hell or High Water, Tron: Legacy, True Grit, or Iron Man.

Russel Crowe

Actor Russell Crowe attends the world premiere of “Man of Steel” at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 10, 2013 in New York City (Debby Wong/Shutterstock)

A new addition to the set of Bad Times at the El Royale is actor, producer, and musician Russell Crowe. You probably remember him from films like Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, and Man of Steel.

Nicolas Cage

Actor Nicolas Cage attends ‘Joe’ Premiere during The 70th Venice Film Festival on August 30, 2013 in Venice, Italy (Andrea Raffin/Shutterstock)

Nicolas Cage will be in Vancouver through to May for his latest role in the movie A Score to Settle. Cage has starred in many feature films including Leaving Las Vegas, Con Air, The Family Man, and Gone in Sixty Seconds to name a few.

Kristin Chenoweth

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Kristin Chenoweth at the Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special Arrivals at the CBS Television City on October 4, 2017 in Los Angeles (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Known for her platinum blonde hair and quirky personality, Chenoweth will be in Vancouver for her new role in season two of Trial & Error. You may remember her from shows like Pushing Daisies, Glee, The West Wing, and GCB among many others.

Rachel Bilson

Rachel Bilson arrives at the Art Of Elysium ‘Heaven’ Gala 2011 at The California Science Center Exposition Park on January 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

You may remember her best for her portrayal of Summer Roberts on The OC, or maybe Dr. Zoe Hart from Heart of Dixie. Rachel Bilson will be in town this April for her newest role in the TV series Take Two.

Eddie Cibrian

Actor Eddie Cibrian arrives at the grand opening of the LA Fitness Signature Club on June 2, 2012 in Woodland Hills (Photo Works/Shutterstock)

Starring alongside Bilson in Take Two is Eddie Cibrian. Cibrian has starred in hit TV series like CSI: Miami, Third Watch, and the 1990s series Sunset Beach.

Kelly Overton

Kelly Overton at the People's One to Watch Party at the E.P. & L.P on October 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Overton at the People’s One to Watch Party at the E.P. & L.P on October 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Kelly Overton may be spotted in town throughout April filming for Van Helsingin which she stars as the main character Vanessa Helsing. Season three began filming in February and is expected to be wrapped up by June.

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris at the 2011 Peoples' Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. January 5, 2011 Los Angeles, CA

Neil Patrick Harris at the 2011 Peoples’ Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. January 5, 2011 Los Angeles, CA (Jaguar PS/Shutterstock)

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

Meghan Ory

Meghan Ory at the Hallmark Summer 2016 TCA Press Tour Event at the Private Estate on July 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA

Meghan Ory at the Hallmark Summer 2016 TCA Press Tour Event at the Private Estate on July 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Meghan Ory will return to Vancouver for her role as Abby O’Brien in Hallmark’s Chesapeake Shores, which is currently filming season three. Born in Victoria, BC, Ory has also starred in Once Upon a Time as Ruby – AKA Red Riding Hood – filmed right here in Steveston Village.

Jesse Metcalf

Jesse Metcalfe at the Hallmark TCA Winter 2017 Party at Rose Parade Tournament House on January 14, 2017 in Pasadena, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Jesse Metcalfe will also join Ory in Vancouver for the filming of the third season of Chesapeake Shores. He is best known for his role as heartthrob John Rowland on Desperate Housewives, and the lead role in John Tucker Must Die.

Aidan Gillen

April 10, 2016: Actor Aidan Gillen at the season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Aidan Gillen will be in Vancouver this April for his role in the new TV series Blue Book. You may remember his best as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones. 

Ian Anthony Dale

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Ian Anthony Dale at the Dynamic & Diverse: A 66th Emmy Awards Celebration of Diversity Event at Television Academy on August 12, 2014 in North Hollywood (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Ian Anthony Dale is likely to be in Vancouver through to August for his role in the second season of Salvation. Dale has made apperances in TV shows like Hawaii Five-O, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and 24.

Kiernan Shipka

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Kiernan Shipka at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

This 18-year-old has been acting since she was a child and has recently snagged the lead role in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Kiernan Shipka is mostly known for her role as Sally Draper in Mad Men, or maybe you remember her voice from the animated series, The Legend of Korra.

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. Gustin has also had roles in shows like 90210 and Glee along with making appearances in Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, and Arrow.

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 April filming for a TV mini series Unspeakable. Callies has made a name for herself starring in series like Prison Break and The Walking Dead.

Jared Padalecki

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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 town 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

21 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in April

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.

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 three 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 in town this April 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.

Steve Zahn

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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 Valley of the Boom. Zahn is best known for his roles in Modern FamilyMad Dogs, and HBO’s Treme.

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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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