14 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this June

May 31 2021, 7:36 am

Hello June! Summer is just around the corner and the start of a new month means plenty of new movies and TV shows filming right here in the city.

Although filming took a serious hiatus due to COVID-19, these local productions are back on location and ramping up production again in Hollywood North. From new movies filming  to popular series, these actors and crew are hard at work to bring you some new binge-worthy creations you don’t want to miss.

Here are 14 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this June.

Lou

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Netflix’s Lou will set up production in the city this month, with filming expected to continue into August. The action thriller will star Oscar-winner Allison Janney in the lead role and follows the story of a woman, played by Janney, and her landlord who join together to search for her daughter who has been kidnapped. Lou will be a total cliff hanger and is supposed to bring some serious Taken vibes with a female twist.

Bonfire

filming in Vancouver

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Going by its working title of Bonfire, this feature film that is currently untitled is filming in Vancouver with production expected to continue till the end of June.

Set to star Sandra Bullock and Viola Davis, this Disney Plus movie is said to be a live-action remake of Peter Pan. Rumour has it that Jude Law may now be involved in the film as well, with rumours circling that he may play the notorious Captain Hook.

Rescued by Ruby

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Netflix’s Rescued by Ruby is a new feature film on location in the Vancouver area this month and will continue into the summer. Starring The Flash’s Grant Gustin, the movie is based around a true story about a difficult shelter dog named Ruby who gets adopted by state trooper Dan, played by Gustin, and both of their lives are changed forever.

Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday is a new comedy filming in the Vancouver area. This feature film will follow a family gathering for the Easter holidays, and is being directed by Jay Chandrasekhar — who has been involved in some big names like the Super Troopers films, New Girl and Community among others. Easter Sunday will star stand up comedian Joy Koy, alongside Eva Noblezada, Brandon Wardell, and Lou Diamond Phillips.

The Last Will and Testament of Charles Abernathy

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The Last Will and Testament of Charles Abernathy is currently filming in Vancouver this June. While there hasn’t been many details released in regards to casting – aside from Bob Gunton who plays the lead – the Netflix horror movie will be directed by Alejandro Brugués. The plot line is about a wealthy billionaire named Charles celebrating his 75th birthday, when he is suddenly convinced that someone is out to kill him, so he invites his four children home with him for protection.

Space Force- Season 2

Steve Carell attends the premiere of "The Big Short" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 23, 2015 in New York City.

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Calling all Steve Carell fans! Going by its working title of “Hexagon”, Space Force is filming in town this month. The Netflix series was created by the one and only Steve Carell alongside Greg Daniels. Carell also stars in the comedy series as main character General Mark Naird which dropped its first season on Netflix on last May 2020. Shortly after, Netflix quickly renewed the series for a second season.

Family Law – Season 2

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Family Law will be filming in Vancouver this June through to September for its second season of the Global original series.  Set in downtown Vancouver, the drama series follows a somewhat dysfunctional family that work together at their father’s law firm, and has an all Canadian cast like Victor Garber, Genelle Williams, Zach Smadu and Jewel Stait.

Yellowjackets – Season 1

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Showtime’s Yellowjackets is filming in Vancouver this June for its first season, with production expected to continue into September. The new series will star popular long-time actress Christina Ricci, alongside Juliette Lewis, Melanie Lynskey and Tawny Cypress among others. The story line will follow a group of female soccer players who end up stranded after their plane crashes in the wilderness — and brings some serious Lord of the Flies vibes.

Superman & Lois – Season 1

Filming in Vancouver

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Superman & Lois is filming in Vancouver currently. The series started filming in the city back in October and will wrap its first season by the end of June. The new superhero drama series follows the popular DC Comics characters — the one and only Superman and Lois Lane. The show premiered this past February, and production is expected to continue into June.

Riverdale – Season 5

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The gang’s all here! Riverdale is on location in Metro Vancouver this month for another season of the binge-worthy Netflix show. Based on the popular Archie comics, Riverdale will be filming in the area until sometime in June.

The Midnight Club – Season 1

The Midnight Club is a new Netflix series filming in town through to September. The ten episode series is being adapted from the Christopher Pike novel by the same name and is about a group of terminally ill children who are living at a hospice. The group forms an unlikely bond and begins to meet up at midnight to share spooky stories together.

Snowpiercer – Season 3

filming in Vancouver

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Back for its third season, Snowpiercer will be filming in Vancouver this month through to July. The drama series is based around the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige and tells the story of the last survivors left on Earth who board a train called “The Snowpiercer” that travels around the world. The series stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs among others.

Supergirl – Season 6

filming Vancouver

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Back for another season, Supergirl is on location in Vancouver till sometime in August. Melissa Benoist stars as Kara, better known as Supergirl in this series, who must balance being a reporter and fighting crime while hiding her identity from the human world.

Chesapeake Shores – Season 5

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Chesapeake Shores returns to Vancouver for its fifth season of the Hallmark series with filming expected to continue into the summer months. The series focuses on single mother Abby O’Brien, played by BC native Meghan Ory. Joining Ory back on screen for season five is Jesse Metcalfe, who plays Trace Riley.

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