14 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this August

Aug 1 2019, 3:28 pm

Hello August! Things are heating up in the city (quite literally these days) and few things are cooler in summer than walking down the streets of Toronto, and suddenly realizing a new movie or the latest installment of your favourite TV show is filming.

Celebrities on location, cameras rolling, directors yelling action! Be on the lookout this month for these local hometown productions filming right here in the 6ix.

Here are 14 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this August.



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Starring Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez, Awake is a new feature film in production in Toronto this August through to September. While there have not been many details released, the movie is said to follow an ex-soldier during a global crisis which causes humans to be unable to sleep.

Star Trek Discovery – Season 3


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Star Trek: Discovery will be filming in Toronto this August for its third season and will continue into December. Commonly referred to by its code name Green Harvest, the series is set approximately 10 years before the original Star Trek series and stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Doug Jones among others.

In the Dark – Season 2

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In the Dark will be back on location in Toronto this August filming for season two. In the first season, the series followed a young blind woman who believes she found the corpse of her drug-dealing friend. When the police don’t believe her story, she sets out with her dog to find the killer on her own.

Good Witch – Season 6


Good Witch will be in Toronto this August filming for its sixth season. Based upon the Good Witch movie franchise, Catherine Bell returns to her role as Cassie Nightingale in the series alongside her daughter Grace played by Bailee Madison.

Anne with an E – Season 3

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Based on the classic 1908 book Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne with an E will wrap up production by the end of August for season three of the Canadian drama series. Cast members include Amybeth McNulty as main character Anne, along with Christian Martyn, and Stephen Tracey.

Private Eyes – Season 4

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Private Eyes will be back in Toronto this month filming for its fourth season. Starring Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson as the show’s lead characters, the series follows a former hockey player turned detective who partners with a private investigator to solve crimes.

Dare Me – Season 1


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Starring Family Channel’s Brittany Raymond, Dare Me is a new series filming in the city through to August. Dare Me is said to be about a young cheerleader seeking revenge against a former clique she used to be a part of.

Suits – Season 9


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Suits will be filming in Toronto for its ninth season of the hit show, and will wrap up production near the end of August. This long-running series will come to an end after this season but fans don’t worry — there’s still ten episodes to binge before you have to say goodbye! In the final season, fans can expect to see an appearance from long-time character Mike Ross, played by Patrick J. Adams, who left the series in season seven.

Condor – Season 2


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Condor will be on location in Toronto this August through to September filming for season two. This American thriller series is based upon the novel by James Grady Six Days of the Condor and stars William Hurt, Leem Lubany, Max Irons, and Brendan Fraser.

The Boys – Season 2

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Based on the comic book The Boys by Garth Ennis, this superhero drama series is back filming in Toronto this August for its second season. With a long cast list including Karl Urban, Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty, and Dominique McElligott among others, the series was created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Eric Kripke.

Letterkenny – Season 5


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Letterkenny will be filming in the area for its fifth season . Based around two friends living a very, very small-town life, this Canadian sitcom has filmed all four seasons of the show in Sudbury, Ontario.

Murdoch Mysteries – Season 13


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Murdoch Mysteries is back on location in Toronto this month and will continue filming in the city until November. Starring Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy, and Jonny Harris, this Canadian drama series follows Toronto-based detective William Murdoch as he solves crimes during the 1890s and early 1900s.

Frankie Drake Mysteries – Season 3

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

Titans – Season 2


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Titans will be in production in the Toronto area through to September. Starring Minka Kelly, Brenton Thwaites, and Anna Diop, the DC Universe series is about a group of superheroes led by Nightwing — the grown-up version of the first boy to become Batman’s sidekick, Robin.