14 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in April

Mar 29 2019, 8:57 pm

In Hollywood North, it seems like there’s always a chance that a celebrity is right around the corner – waiting to be spotted grabbing an early morning coffee or maybe a few late night drinks.

But don’t leave it up to chance, especially when we can tell you exactly who to keep your eyes peeled for around town. Here are 14 celebrities to try and spot in Vancouver this April.

Meghan Ory

Meghan Ory at the Hallmark Summer 2016 TCA Press Tour Event at the Private Estate on July 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA


Meghan Ory will return to Vancouver for her role as Abby O’Brien in Hallmark’s Chesapeake Shores which starts production this month. Born in Victoria, BC, Ory has also starred in Once Upon a Time as Ruby filmed right here in Steveston Village.

Jesse Metcalfe

Jesse Metcalfe at the Weinstein And Netflix Golden Globes After Party at Beverly Hilton Hotel Adjacent on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA


Joining Ory on the set of Chesapeake Shores is Jesse Metcalfe. You may remember him best for his role as heartthrob John Rowland on Desperate Housewives, and the lead role in John Tucker Must Die.

Ruby Rose


Ruby Rose may be spotted in Vancouver this Spring filming for the new TV series Batwoman. Rose is best known for her role in Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, along with movies like John Wick: Chapter 2, Pitch Perfect 3 and The Meg. 

Jason Momoa

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Jason Momoa/Shutterstock

Jason Momoa may be spotted in Vancouver this April. Momoa is in town filming for his latest role in the TV series See. He is usually best recognized for playing Khal Drogo in the HBO series Game of Thrones, or as Declan Harp from the Netflix series Frontier. 

Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard


Joining Momoa on the set of See is award-winning actress Alfre Woodard. Woodard has been acting since the 1970’s and has starred in movies and TV shows such as Star Trek: First Contact, Miss Evers’ Boys, 12 Years a Slave, The Forgotten, Luke Cage, and Desperate Housewives among many others.

Will Ferrell


If you’re lucky enough, you may spot Will Ferrell in the Metro Vancouver area this April! Ferrell is in town as an executive producer for the new TV series Motherland. This funnyman is widely recognized for his comedic roles in movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Stepbrothers, Talladega Nights, Daddy’s Home, Get Hard and who could forget when he dressed up in tights in Elf.

KJ Apa


KJ Apa at Guilt & Co, by Anil Sharma

Oh, Archie *sigh* who can resist this red headed cutie?!

KJ Apa will be in the Vancouver area filming for the third season of Riverdale. Apa is an up and coming actor from New Zealand who snagged the lead role of Archie in Riverdale and also starred in the feature film A Dog’s Purpose.

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017


Lili Reinhart will also join Apa on location in Vancouver for Riverdale. Reinhart has the lead role of Betty in the series and has also made appearances in Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit, along with The Good NeighborMiss Stevens, and Forever’s End. Most recently she was cast in the upcoming film Galveston.

Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes attends Riverdale press room at Wondercon in Anaheim Convention Center on March 31 2017.


Of course, there would be no Betty without Veronica! Camila Mendes will also be in Vancouver filming for the third season of Riverdale. Rumour has it that Mendes had her first acting job on an IKEA commercial before going on to star in Riverdale as main character Veronica.

Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse at the "Riverdale" Screening and Conversation at the Paley Center for Media on April 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA


Rounding out this foursome is Cole Sprouse, known as character Jughead Jones and narrator of the Riverdale series.

Sprouse rose to fame at an early age starring alongside his twin brother in Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. He also starred in Big Daddy and even a few Friends episodes – remember Ross’s adorable son?

Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell at the 34th Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles - The CW at Dolby Theater on March 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA


Stephen Amell will be in town this month to finish filming the seventh season of Arrow. Born in Toronto, the Canadian actor has also made appearances in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash, along with Queer as Folk and New Girl to name a few.

Melissa Benoist

Actress Melissa Benoist at the LA Film Festival opening night world premiere of Lowriders at the Cinerama Dome, Hollywood. (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)


Step aside Superman, Supergirl is back to save the day!

Melissa Benoist may be seen in Vancouver this month filming for season three of the hit show Supergirl. Benoist has made appearances in GleeHomelandThe Good Wife and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Melonie Diaz

Melonie Diaz attends CW "Charmed" press room at Comic Con 2018, San Diego, California on July 19, 2018


Melonie Diaz will be in Vancouver for her role in season one of The CW’s Charmed. Diaz has starred in movies like Lords of Dogtown, Be Kind Rewind, X/Y and The Cobbler alongside Adam Sandler.

Grant Gustin

Grant Gustin at the PaleyFEST LA 2015 - "Arrow" and "The Flash" at the Dolby Theater on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA


Back in action for the fifth season of The Flash, Grant Gustin will be on location in Vancouver through to mid-April. Gustin has also had roles in shows like 90210Glee along with making appearances in Legends of TomorrowSupergirl, and Arrow.

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