The start of a new months means some new productions setting up right here in Toronto. You just never know when you might catch a glimpse of your favourite TV show or movie filming on location – bright lights, cameras rolling and who knows, you may even run into your favourite characters live and in action.
Here are 15 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this October.
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IT: Chapter Two
IT: Chapter Two — also being referred to as Largo — wraps up production in Toronto this 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.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is on location in Toronto this 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 be filming in Toronto till the end of 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.
Starring Dave Bautista, this action comedy will set up production in Toronto this October through to December. My Spy will be about a CIA operative who goes undercover to surveil a family, only to find himself at the mercy of the family’s 9-year-old daughter.
This new feature film will be on location this October through to November. Starring Chris Evans, Greenland is said to be a thriller about a family trying to survive a natural disaster.
The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 3
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The Handmaid’s Tale will be in production in Toronto this October for its second season through to April 2019. Starring Elizabeth Moss, Alexis Bedel, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, and Samira Wiley, the series is based on the bestselling novel by Margaret Atwood.
Baroness Von Sketch Show – Season 4
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This Canadian sketch comedy series will be back on location in Toronto this October filming for season four. Baroness Von Sketch Show stars Second City alumni Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen alongside Meredith MacNeill, who are all executive producers of this all-female series.
Good Witch – Season 5
Good Witch will be filming in Toronto 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 October 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 through to mid 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.
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.
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.
Murdoch Mysteries – Season 12
Starring Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy, and Jonny Harris, Murdoch Mysteries will be in Toronto this October filming for season twelve. This Canadian drama series follows Toronto-based detective William Murdoch as he solves crime during the 1890s and early 1900s.