Let’s admit it, it’s pretty cool when Hollywood comes to the streets of your hometown — catching glimpses of Toronto on the big screen, cameras rolling, and maybe even running into your favourite characters live and in action.
Here are 15 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this September.
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IT: Chapter Two
IT: Chapter Two — also being referred to as Largo — will be in production in Toronto through to October. Based on the novel by Stephen King, the second movie is set 27 years later when Pennywise returns to torment the group as adults. The movie has a long list of cast members including Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and James Ransone among others.
In the Tall Grass
Starring James Marsden, In the Tall Grass will be on location in Toronto this September. The movie follows a brother and sister who embark on a road trip through Kansas and end up getting lost in a field of tall grass.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark begins production in Toronto this September through to October. Based upon the 1980’s collection of horror stories, the movie is said to be about a group of kids who must face their biggest fears in order to save their hometown.
The Education of Fredrick Fitzell
Starring Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien, this new feature film will begin production in Toronto at the end of September and continue into October. The Education of Fredrick Fitzell tells the story of Fred, played by O’Brien, a 30-something guy who quite literally journeys into his past and discovers all the different lives he could possibly lead.
Good Witch – Season 5
Good Witch will be filming in Toronto this September through to December for its fifth 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.
Letterkenny – Season 4
Letterkenny will be filming in Toronto this September for its fourth season. Based around two friends living a very, very small town life, this Canadian sitcom has filmed all four seasons of the show right here in Sudbury, Ontario.
Workin’ Moms – Season 3
Workin’ Moms returns to Toronto to film its third season through to October. Created by and starring film critic Catherine Reitman, this comedy follows four close-knit friends and working mothers trying to balance it all.
In the Dark – Season 1
This new CW series will be on location in Toronto all the way until December for season one. In the Dark will be about a young blind woman who happens to witness the murder 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.
V-Wars – Season 1
Netflix’s V-Wars will be filming in Toronto this September 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
With a few different filming locations, American Gods will be back on location in Toronto to film its second season till mid-September. 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.
Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2
Star Trek: Discovery will be filming its second season in Toronto through to November. Also being referred to by its code name Green Harvest, the series is set roughly 1o years before the original Star Trek series and stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp and Michelle Yeoh.
The Boys – Season 1
Based on the comic book The Boys by Garth Ennis, this new superhero drama series will be filming in Toronto till the end of 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
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
The series Killjoys will be in production in Toronto until the end of 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.
Murdoch Mysteries – Season 12
Starring Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy, and Jonny Harris, Murdoch Mysteries will be in Toronto this September filming for season twelve. This Canadian drama series follows Toronto-based detective William Murdoch as he solves crime during the 1890s and early 1900s.