21 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this January

Jan 3 2020, 3:56 pm

While filming for some productions were on a hiatus over the holiday season, this January some of your favourites stars will be back in town and hard at work.

Few things are cooler than walking down the street of Vancouver and suddenly realizing that a new movie or the next installment of your favourite TV show is actually live and on location. Bright lights, cameras rolling, celebrity sightings… the possibilities are endless! In Hollywood North, it seems there’s always a chance to catch the cameras rolling.

Here are 21 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this January.

The Christmas Chronicles 2

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After the first movie was such a hit last year, The Christmas Chronicles 2 is now definitely a go. The movie is filming in Vancouver this month and will continue into February, so we can expect the next movie to be released by Christmas 2020.

Kurt Russell is back in town reprise his role as jolly ol’ Saint Nick, so be on the lookout for a guy in the red suit.

Brand New Cherry Flavor – Season 1

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Brand New Cherry Flavor will set up production in town this January with plans to continue into March. Set in 1990s Los Angeles, the horror mini-series stars Rosa Salazar as the main character along with Catherine Keener and Manny Jacinto, and will be an adaptation of the book by Todd Grimson.

Resident Alien – Season 1

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Another series to set up shop in Vancouver is Resident Alien. Production for the first season is underway until March, and stars Alan Tudyk as an alien who lands on earth and takes on the identity of a doctor.

The Stand – Season 1

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The Stand will be filming in Vancouver this January and production will continue into March. With notable cast members like Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, and Heather Graham, the series is going by its working title of Radio Nowhere and is an adaptation of the Stephen King novel.

Away – Season 1


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Starring Hilary Swank, Away is a new Netflix drama series that will be filming in Vancouver until February. The new series will be about an American astronaut, played by Swank, who must leave her family and Earth behind in order to lead a dangerous space mission to Mars.

Snowpiercer – Season 2

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Back in Vancouver for its second season, Snowpiercer will be filming through to March. 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.

While we don’t know for sure yet if Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs will reprise their previous roles from season one, the show will add Sean Bean, Steven Ogg, and Rowan Blanchard as new series regulars.

The Good Doctor – Season 3

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The Good Doctor is on location in Vancouver this January 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.

Firefly Lane – Season 1

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Netflix’s Firefly Lane will be filming in Vancouver this month and will wrap up by the end of January. Based on the book by Kristin Hannah, Firefly Lane will star Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke as the two main characters — two best friends who have been there for each other for decades.

The 100 – Season 7

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The 100 is in Vancouver to film its seventh season this January and will continue into April. The series centres around a group of post-apocalypse survivors that were living on a space station and send down a group of juvenile prisoners to figure out if life can still exist on planet Earth. Once there, nothing is what it seems.

Batwoman – Season 1

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Batwoman will be on location in the city this month through to April. Starring Ruby Rose as lead character Kate Kane, the new series will really expand the DC Comics universe with its first-ever lesbian superhero.

Riverdale – Season 4


Riverdale will be on location in Metro Vancouver this month for another season of the binge-worthy Netflix show. Based around the Archie comics, Riverdale will be filming in town all the way until April 2020.

Nancy Drew – Season 1

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Nancy Drew is a new series that will be filming in Vancouver, with production continuing into April. Based upon the original Nancy Drew books, the CW series will be based around 18-year-old Nancy Drew, who gets involved in a mystery when she, and a group of friends, witness a murder.

Supergirl – Season 5


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

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Season 3 /4

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An adaptation of the comic book series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is filming in Vancouver for its third and fourth season with production continuing until February. The Netflix series stars Kiernan Shipka as main character Sabrina Spellman, along with co-stars Jaz Sinclair, Chance Perdomo, Michelle Gomez, Lucy Davis, Miranda Otto, and Richard Coyle.

Charmed – Season 2


The CW’s Charmed will be in production in Vancouver to film for its second season. Starring Sarah Jeffery, Melonie Diaz, and Madeleine Mantock, the series is about three sisters who discover after their mother passes away that they are actually very powerful witches.

A Million Little Things – Season 2

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A Million Little Things is in Vancouver filming for its second season till mid-February. 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.

The Flash – Season 6

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The Flash will be filming in the city this December for season six of the hit show and will continue until April. The show is based on the DC comics and stars Grant Gustin as crime scene investigator Barry Allen, a man who has the superpower of speed and uses it to rescue innocents while fighting crime.

Helstrom – Season 1

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Marvel’s Helstrom will be in production in Vancouver through to February. With cast members like Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, and Elizabeth Marvel, the new series tells the story of a brother and sister who are the children of a serial killer.

Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5

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Legends of Tomorrow is in Vancouver to film its fifth season and will wrap up production at the end of January. The series centres around a group of heroes and villains who work together to help prevent an apocalypse from destroying the Earth.

Supernatural – Season 15


Back again for its 15th season, Supernatural will be filming in Metro Vancouver this month starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. After 15 seasons, the show has become The CW’s longest-running series. Production is expected to continue into April of next year.

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist – Season 1

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Starring Jane Levy, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist will be filming its first season in Vancouver until the end of January. The fantasy series follows a young woman who has the ability to hear other people’s thoughts as songs.

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