There are few things cooler than walking down the street in your hometown and suddenly realizing that your favourite movie or TV show is actually live and on location. Bright lights, cameras rolling, celebrities on set, and directors yelling ACTION!
Here are 23 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this July.
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Milo Ventimiglia, and Martin Donovan, The Art of Racing in the Rain will wrap up production in Vancouver this July. Based on the 2008 novel by Garth Stein, the movie tells the story of race car driver Danny Swift and his dog Enzo.
Here’s the sitch: Disney’s beloved animated show is getting a serious live-action reboot. Starring Alyson Hannigan, Sadie Stanley, and Sean Giambrone, Kim Possible will be filming in Vancouver through July. Now try to get that theme song out of your head!
Always Be My Maybe
Netflix’s newest romcom, Always Be My Maybe, is filming in Vancouver this July. Starring Ali Wong, Keanu Reeves, and Randall Park, the movie is about two high school sweethearts who end up reconnecting after not speaking for 15 years.
Good Boys will begin filming in Vancouver this July through to August. Starring child actor Jacob Tremblay and being produced by Seth Rogen, the new movie will follow a group of young boys who ditch school one day and must live through the consequences.
Needle in a Timestack
Needle in a Timestack will be filming in Vancouver this July. The new movie stars Orlando Bloom alongside Leslie Odom Jr., Freida Pinto, and Cynthia Erivo.
While the plot of this mystery thriller is being kept under wraps, Bermuda Triangle may be filming in Vancouver into the summer months, along with some filming taking place in Hawaii. The director for the feature film will be Sam Raimi, best known for directing the original Spider-Man trilogy and Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful.
Riverdale – Season 3
The gang is back in town! Netflix’s Riverdale returns to Metro Vancouver this month to film its third season of the hit show. Based on the Archie Comics, the show will be in town all the way to April 2019.
A Million Little Things – Season 1
A Million Little Things will begin filming in Vancouver this July through to December. Starring Ron Livingston, this new show follows a group of tight-knit friends who come to realize what truly matters in life after one of them suddenly passes away.
Arrow – Season 7
Arrow returns to Vancouver this July to shoot its seventh season of the show starring Stephen Amell. Spoiler alert – after last season ended with Oliver sharing his secret identity to the world and being thrown in prison, its safe to say that season seven will have fans on the edge of their seats!
Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4
Another show returning to Vancouver this summer to film its fourth season is Legends of Tomorrow. The series centers around a group of heroes and villains who work together to help prevent an apocalypse from happening on earth and destroying all time. The new season will add a few new characters, along with an emphasis on magic and demons.
The Flash – Season 5
Back for its fifth season, The Flash will be on location in Vancouver through to April 2019. Starring Grant Gustin as main character Barry Allen, the new season’s official air date has yet to be released.
Supergirl – Season 4
Supergirl is back to save the day! Season 4 of the hit series Supergirl will start filming in Vancouver this July and will continue into April 2019.
Supernatural – Season 14
Back for its 14th season, Supernatural will be filming in Metro Vancouver this summer starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. Known as The CW’s longest running show in history, the new season will be the shortest one yet with only 20 episodes.
Siren – Season 2
Siren will set up production in Vancouver this July to film the next installment of this dark drama series. The show was recently renewed for a second season after high ratings from fans.
When Calls the Heart – Season 6
Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart will start filming in Vancouver this July for its sixth season. The series follows teacher Elizabeth Thatcher who moves to a small coal-mining town and must learn to adjust to an entirely different lifestyle.
The Good Doctor – Season 2
The Good Doctor will return to Vancouver this June for another season of the hit show. Starring Freddie Highmore as main character Shaun Murphy, the show revolves around an autistic surgeon who thinks outside the box and is recruited to work at a prestigious hospital.
The Magicians – Season 4
The Magicians is filming its fourth season in Vancouver this July through to November. Based upon the novel by Lev Grossman, the show revolves around Quentin Coldwater who enrolls at Brakebills University to study as a magician.
The Order – Season 1
Netflix’s The Order is filming its first season in Vancouver this July. The new show is said to be a ten episode horror series that revolves around a college freshman who enters into a secret society and stars Jake Manly, Sarah Grey, and Matt Frewer.
Travelers – Season 3
Another Netflix show filming in town this July is Travelers. Previously the series aired on Showcase, but now Netflix has picked up the show to renew for a third season, and stars Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, and Nesta Cooper.
Chesapeake Shores – Season 3
Chesapeake Shores wraps up production in Vancouver mid-July. The series focuses on single mother Abby O’Brien, played by BC native Meghan Ory, who returns to her hometown from New York City.
Salvation – Season 2
Salvation is filming its second season in Vancouver through to August. Starring Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, and Ian Anthony Dale, this suspense-thriller series is set to air this summer.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Season 1
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is getting a revamp, and it’s decidedly not kid-friendly. An adaptation of the comic book series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is filming in Vancouver this month and is expected to be in town all the way until December. The Netflix series stars Kiernan Shipka as main character Sabrina Spellman, along with costars Jaz Sinclair, Chance Perdomo, Michelle Gomez, Lucy Davis, Miranda Otto, and Richard Coyle.
Take Two – Season 1
Starring The OC’s Rachel Bilson alongside Eddie Cibrian, Take Two is a new ABC series that will be filming in town this July. The series will center around Bilson, who plays the former star of a hit police TV series who, after a stint in rehab, teams up with a private investigator to solve crimes.