Hello May! Bring on the all cherry blossoms, fresh blooms, clear blue skies, and celebrity faces of course! With 17 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 May.
Known for her platinum blonde hair and quirky personality, Kristin 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.
Amanda Seyfried will be in Vancouver this May through to July for her latest role in the feature film The Art of Racing in the Rain. Seyfried had her breakthrough role in the blockbuster movie Mean Girls before going on to star in Dear John, Letters to Juliet, Red Riding Hood, and Ted 2 among others.
Also joining Seyfried on the set of The Art of Racing in the Rain is Milo Ventimiglia. Ventimiglia has starred in hit shows like Gilmore Girls, Heroes and most recently he stole our hearts as Jack Pearson in NBC’s This Is Us.
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 May for her newest role in the TV series Take Two.
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.
Best known for playing Will from the hit show Will & Grace, Eric McCormack will be in Vancouver filming for season three of Travelers. McCormack has also starred in TV series Perception, and Trust Me among others.
Also in town for season three of Travelers is Canadian singer and actress MacKenzie Porter. Growing up, MacKenzie toured in a family band alongside her brother and Canadian Idol winner Kalan Porter. She has made small appearances in shows like Supernatural, and Hell on Wheels before snagging one of the lead roles in Travelers.
Kelly Overton may be spotted in town throughout May filming for Van Helsing, in 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 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 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 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 will be in Vancouver this May 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
Ian Anthony Dale is likely to be in Vancouver through to August for his role in the second season of Salvation. Dale has made appearances in TV shows like Hawaii Five-O, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and 24.
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.
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies will be in town this May filming for a TV mini-series Unspeakable. Callies has made a name for herself starring in series like Prison Break and The Walking Dead.
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.
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 Family, Mad Dogs, and HBO’s Treme.