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12 Movies Filming in Vancouver This May

Filming In Vancouver

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Milo, Amanda Seyfried, Dove Cameron, Ali Wong, Randall Park and more stars are in Vancouver this month shooting a wide variety of feature films and TV movies. There are at least 12 flicks scheduled to shoot in and around town during May 2018.

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Filming In Vancouver

Pup Star Christmas

The 4th installment of home video movie series Pup Star has been filming in Vancouver this Spring. It wraps up May 4. The 3rd movie Pup Star: World Tour filmed in BC last year:

The Art of Racing in the Rain

The film adaptation of Seattle author Garth Stein’s novel of the same name started filming in Vancouver at the end of April. It stars Amanda Seyfried and Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us). The stars can be spotted working in town until July 23 when production wraps up.


Red Snow

This Indigenous Canadian drama adventure is scheduled to shoot from May 9 to 28. It has also been filming in the North West Territories. “The film is about a young Gwich’in man from Aklavik, N.W.T., who goes off to fight in Afghanistan and gets taken hostage by the Taliban.” describes CBC.

Untitled – Bermuda Triangle

This untitled Bermuda Triangle is attached to Sam Esmail, the creator of Mr. Robot and newly wed to Emmy Rossum (Shameless). Skydance is the studio behind the film which has a massive facility in Surrey. Filming is expected to start in May (previously earlier this Spring).

Untitled –  Ali Wong & Randall Park

This untitled Ali Wong and Randall Park project unites the two comedians on screen in a romantic comedy for Netflix. They are both involved in ABC’s sitcom Fresh Off The Boat which Wong writes for and Park stars in. Park previously filmed in Vancouver for The Interview with James Franco and Seth Rogen.

Their Fresh Off the Boat show runner Nahnatchka Khan makes her directorial debut in this movie. It is expected to shoot in town form May 29 to July 21.

TV Movies

Descendants 3 (May 22 to July 7)


Dream On (May 7 to 25)

Morning Show Mystery: Murder on the Menu (until May 18)

Wedding Dance (until May 18)

Girl in the Bathtub (until May 11)

Hailey Dean Mystery 6 (until May 11)

The Wedding March 4 (until May 11)

Wrapped Up

Last month the star-studded blockbuster Bad Times at the El Royale wrapped up filming in Vancouver. The cast included Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges, Russell Crowe and Cailee Spaeny. The movie started filming in town in January.

Director Drew Goddard made his debut in 2012 with The Cabin in the Woods which also starred Chris Hemsworth. In addition, he’s known for being an Executive Producer in 2015’s space movie The Martian starring Matt Damon.

Dakota Johnson is no stranger to Vancouver having filmed the 50 Shades trilogy here over the last few years.

Also read: 7 movies filmed in Vancouver during April



The Kimberlite Process

Mum’s the word on this film starring Ben Kingsley. Specifically, it was expected to start filming in town earlier this year. Now, it’s currently slated to ramp up this month.

Cowboy Ninja Viking

Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt will be in Vancouver this summer for this action adventure movie based on a comic book series. The film is already set to release on June 19, 2019.

Sonic The Hedgehog

The beloved childhood video game character is coming to life in this live-action/CGI movie! Production is scheduled to begin this July.


The Personal History of Rachel Dupree

Viola Davis is set to star in this period drama which is expected to start filming this Spring.

Kim Possible

A live-action TV movie for Kim Possible is scheduled for produciton from June 4 to July 23.

Filming schedules subject to change / Sources: DGC, CRBC, Whats Filming, yvrshoots

Looking for fun things to do during the spring in Vancouver? Check out our comprehensive guide here.


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