It’s pretty neat when your favourite flick is filmed right in your hometown. The possibility of spotting that character you love – or the one you love to hate – while showing that Vancouver pride, and taking in beautiful BC on the big screen, are all possible with these hometown productions.
Here are 20 TV shows and movies filming in Vancouver this April.
While the plot of this mystery thriller is being kept under wraps, Bermuda Triangle is filming in Vancouver and will continue into the summer months, along with some filming taking place in Hawaii. Director for the feature film will be Sam Raimi, best known for directing the original Spider-Man trilogy and Disney’s The Great and Powerful OZ.
A Score to Settle
A Score to Settle began filming in Vancouver this February and will continue through to May. Starring Nicolas Cage, the movie is about an ex-enforcer who wants redemption for a crime that put him away for 22 years.
Daughter of the Wolf
Canadian director and Toronto native, David Hackl will be shooting this new feature film in Vancouver through to April. So far there have been no details surrounding the plot, but if this thriller is anything like Hackl’s previous work on films Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV, then get ready to be scared!
Bad Times at the El Royale
Starring Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Bridges, Bad Times at the El Royale will wrap up production the first week of April. The movie is set in the 1960s and while the plot is being kept under wraps, it is said to be about a rundown hotel in California. New additions to the cast in January included Russell Crowe and Dakota Johnson.
Starring Sarah Wayne Callies, Michael Shanks, Shawn Doyle, and Camille Sullivan, this TV mini-series will be filming in town until mid-June. Unspeakable is an eight-part series that focuses on the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada.
Chesapeake Shores – Season 3
Chesapeake Shores returns to Vancouver to film its third season of the Hallmark series. The series focuses on single mother Abby O’Brien, played by BC native Meghan Ory, who returns to her hometown from New York City. Joining Ory back on screen for season three is Jesse Metcalfe.
Trial & Error – Season 2
Trial & Error will begin filming its second season this March in Vancouver. The show has a new cast member, Kristin Chenoweth, who is replacing John Lithgow as the show’s new accused killer. Other main cast members include Nicholas D’Agosto, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez, and Jayma Mays.
Sacred Lies – Season 1
Known as the first Facebook TV series, Sacred Lies will be in production this April and wrap sometime in May. Apparently the new horror series is centered around a young girl who is missing her hands and manages to escape from a cult only to end up in juvenile detention. Lead casting for the show includes Elena Kampouris, Kevin Carroll, Kiana Madeira, and Ryan Robbins.
Salvation – Season 2
Salvation is filming its second season in Vancouver this April 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! 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 till 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 April through to July. The series will center around Bilson, who plays the former star of a hit police TV series who, after rehab, teams up with a private investigator to solve crimes.
Van Helsing – Season 3
Van Helsing will begin production of season three in Vancouver through to June. Starring Kelly Overton, the series follows Vanessa Helsing who is the daughter of vampire slayer Abraham Van Helsing.
Herbie – Season 1
Remember Herbie the “talking” Volkswagen Beetle?! This new series will be a total reboot of the Disney franchise which began back in 1968 with The Love Bug film. Herbie season one — also being referred to as Fast Layne — will be on location through April.
Blue Book – Season 1
Set to premiere on the History Channel in 2018, Blue Book will continue filming in Vancouver through to April and stars Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, and Michael Harney.
This science-fiction drama series is based around the US Air Force sponsored investigation into UFO-related phenomena from the ’50s and ’60s, known by its code name, “Project Blue Book.”
Valley of the Boom – Season 1
This new series will be filming in Vancouver this April through to May. Valley of the Boom is said to be about the 90’s tech boom starring Steve Zahn, Bradley Whitford, and Lamorne Morris.
A Series of Unfortunate Events – Season 2 and 3
Calling all Neil Patrick Harris fans! NPH will be in the Vancouver area filming for season two and three of A Series of Unfortunate Events through to May. Based on the books by Daniel Handler, the show follows the lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny, three siblings who lost their parents in a mysterious fire.
Supernatural – Season 13
Back for its 13th season, Supernatural will wrap up production in Vancouver this April. Starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, the series was renewed for another season in January and will air in October.
Arrow – Season 6
Arrow continues to shoot its sixth season in Vancouver through to April, and star Stephen Amell was quoted saying he hopes this new season will be more like the actual comics.
The Flash – Season 4
The Flash will be on location in Vancouver filming for its fourth season through to April. Episodes for season four began airing this past October on The CW.
Supergirl – Season 3
Supergirl is back to save the day! Season 3 of the hit series started filming in Vancouver this past summer and will continue through to April.