December marks the beginning of colder weather, twinkling lights all over town, and all things Christmas! So while you’re out and about crossing a million things off your holiday list this December, be on the lookout – you may just catch a glimpse of your favourite stars on location. In Hollywood North, it seems there’s always a chance to catch the cameras rolling.
Here are 26 movies and TV shows filming in Vancouver this December.
The Christmas Chronicles 2
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 of next year, so we can expect it 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.
The Now – Season 1
The Now is a new series filming in Vancouver this December. The premise behind the new comedy series is to simply forget the past and live in the moment, better known as “the now.” Notable cast members include Dave Franco, Bill Murray, and O’Shea Jackson Jr.
Brand New Cherry Flavor – Season 1
Brand New Cherry Flavor will set up production in town this month, with plans to continue into March of next year. Set in 1990’s 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
Another series to set up shop this month in Vancouver is Resident Evil. Production for the first season is underway until March 2020, and stars Alan Tudyk as an alien who lands on earth and takes on the identity of a doctor.
Away – Season 1
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
Back in Vancouver for its second season, Snowpiercer will be filming in town through to March 2020. 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
The Good Doctor is on location in Vancouver this month 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
Netflix’s Firefly Lane will be filming in Vancouver this month and will continue into 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.
Batwoman – Season 1
Batwoman will be on location in the city this month through to April of next year. Starring Ruby Rose as lead character Kate Kane, the new series will really expand the DC Comics universe with its first-ever lesbian superhero.
Helstrom – Season 1
Marvel’s Helstrom will be in production in Vancouver this month through to February of next year. 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.
The Stand – Season 1
The Stand will be filming in Vancouver this December and production will continue into March of next year. 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.
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
Nancy Drew is a new series that will be filming in Vancouver through to 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.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist – Season 1
Starring Jane Levy, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist will be filming its first season in Vancouver until January. The fantasy series follows a young woman who has the ability to hear other people’s thoughts as songs.
Supergirl – Season 5
Back for another season, Supergirl will be on location in Vancouver this month till April of next year. 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
An adaptation of the comic book series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is filming in Vancouver this month for its third and fourth season with production continuing until February 2020. 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.
The 100 – Season 7
The 100 is in Vancouver to film its seventh season this month and will continue into next year. 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.
Charmed – Season 2
The CW’s Charmed will be in production in Vancouver to film for its second season and will continue until April. 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
A Million Little Things is in Vancouver filming for its second season until 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.
Siren – Season 3
Siren will finish filming in Vancouver this December. The dark drama series was recently renewed for another season after scoring some seriously high ratings from fans.
The Flash – Season 6
The Flash will be filming in the city this December for season six of the hit show and will continue all the way to 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.
Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5
Legends of Tomorrow has set up shop in Vancouver to film for its fifth season and will continue into January of next year. 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.
The Magicians – Season 5
The Magicians will be on location for its fifth season in Vancouver this month and will continue into November. Based on the novel by Lev Grossman, the show revolves around Quentin Coldwater who enrols at Brakebills University to study as a magician.
Virgin River – Season 2
Netflix’s Virgin River will finish filming in Vancouver by mid-December. The drama series follows a nurse named Melinda who moves to a small town in California and finds it hard to adjust, and stars Martin Henderson and Alexandra Breckenridge.
When Calls the Heart – Season 7
Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart is on location in Vancouver until the end of December for its seventh season. The series follows teacher Elizabeth Thatcher who moves to a small coal-mining town and must learn to adjust to an entirely different lifestyle.