20 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this April

Apr 8 2021, 9:24 am

Although filming in Hollywood North took a serious hiatus due to COVID-19 this past year, these local productions are finally back in town and ready to ramp up production again.

From new movies on location to your old favourite series, these actors and crew are hard at work to bring you some new binge-worthy creations for 2021 that you don’t want to miss.

Here are 20 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this April.

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American Dreamer

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Starring Peter Dinklage and long-time actress Shirley MacLaine, American Dreamer will begin filming in Vancouver this month.

The indie film will set up production in March and is expected to continue filming in the area until mid-April. The premise for the movie is based around a man searching for his own version of the American dream that always seems out of reach until unexpectedly it isn’t — but of course, it comes with a serious catch.

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 this month with production expected to continue into 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.

Emerald Hill

Going by its code name of Emerald Hill, this new movie is filming in the Vancouver area this month into May. While not many details have been released just yet, Emerald Hill will be the sequel to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Big Sky – Season 1

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Starring Ryan Phillippe and Katheryn Winnick, Big Sky is a new TV series in town filming for its first season till the end of April.

The series premiered this past November on ABC and follows two private detectives who team up with an ex-cop to uncover the truth surrounding a series of kidnappings in the Montana area.

Superman & Lois – Season 1

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Superman & Lois will be filming on location in Vancouver this April. 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.

The Good Doctor – Season 4

Freddie Highmore in The Good Doctor (SONY/ABC)

Freddie Highmore in The Good Doctor (SONY/ABC)

The Good Doctor is back on location in Vancouver this month into May for another season of the hit show. Starring Freddie Highmore as the main character, Shaun Murphy, the show revolves around a surgeon with autism who thinks outside the box and is recruited to work at a prestigious hospital.

Riverdale – Season 5

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The gang is back in town! 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 May.

Chesapeake Shores – Season 5

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

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Chesapeake Shores returns to Vancouver this April to film its fifth season of the Hallmark series. 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.

Nancy Drew – Season 2

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Nancy Drew is filming in Vancouver for its second season of the CW show. Based upon the original Nancy Drew books, the series is based around an 18-year-old Nancy Drew who gets involved in a mystery when she and a group of her friends witness a murder.

The Flash – Season 7

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The Flash is filming in the city this month for its seventh season with production expected to continue into May. 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.

Turner & Hooch – Season 1

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This new Disney series is currently filming on location in Vancouver this April for its first season.

Starring Josh Peck, the comedy series is an adaptation of the 1989 film Turner & Hooch, which tells the story of a detective who solves crime alongside his dysfunctional dog.

Supergirl – Season 6

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Back for another season, Supergirl is back 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 while hiding her identity from the human world.

Batwoman – Season 2

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Batwoman is on location in the city this month, with filming expected to continue into May. The series is known for breaking new ground and really expanding the DC Comics universe with its first-ever lesbian superhero.

Ruby Rose previously starred as Kate Kane; however, she left the show after its first season and Javicia Leslie took over as the lead character.

Snowpiercer – Season 3

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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.

A Million Little Things – Season 3

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A Million Little Things is in Vancouver filming for its third season, with production expected to continue into May.

Starring Ron Livingston, this series follows a group of tight-knit friends who come to realize what truly matters in life after one of them suddenly passes away.

Debris – Season 1

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Starring Riann Steele and Jonathan Tucker, Debris will wrap up filming in Vancouver this April for its first season. The science fiction show is about two agents who are investigating an alien spacecraft that is causing strange things to happen on Earth.

Charmed – Season 3

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The CW’s Charmed is in production in Vancouver this month to film its third 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.

The Babysitters Club – Season 2

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The nostalgia is real! The Baby-Sitters Club is on location in Vancouver filming for its second season, and is expected to wrap up production mid-April. Based on Ann M. Martin’s book series, the new series is getting a serious update and the first season is already streaming on Netflix.

Maid – Season 1

Maid set up shop in Vancouver back in September to film its first season of the Netflix show, with filming expected to continue into mid-April. The series is being adapted from Stephanie Land’s bestselling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.

DC Legends of Tomorrow – Season 6

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

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