Summer is upon us and with it some fantastic movies filming in Vancouver.
As such, there’s no better time to get out and find your favourite stars out and about in the city! What’s more, some of the biggest stars in Hollywood will be in town.
So, now is the perfect opportunity to hit the streets and get your camera out.
Movies Filming in Vancouver
At least 4 feature films and 4 TV movies are filming in and around Vancouver this August:
The Addams Family
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family.
Some eerily fun animation and digital effects are in the works at Vancouver’s Cinesite Studios which is producing the CG animated The Addams Family movie. The studio is currently hiring a number of positions for the production crew of The Addams Family.
Conrad Vernon, who directed Seth Rogen’s Sausage Party (also animated in Vancouver), co-directs with Greg Tiernan. The release date has already been set for October 11, 2019 just in time for next year’s Halloween season.
Some big stars have been cast to voice and bring new life to the beloved Addams family characters including: Oscar Isaac as Gomez, Charlize Theron as Morticia, Chloe Grace Mortez as Wednesday, Finn Wolfhard as Puglsey, Nick Kroll as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler as Grandmama and Allison Janney as Margaux Needler.
Langley boy turned Hollywood star Jacob Tremblay is leading the cast in this R-rated comedy. The 11-year-old Canadian Screen Award winner stars with Molly Gordon, Midori Francis, Keith L. Williams and Brady Noon. Local filming locations will double as the San Fernando Valley where the group of boys find an adventure.
- Jacob Tremblay takes Olivia Munn boating on the Fraser
- Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay to Film in Vancouver
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic is hitting the big screen on November 15, 2019 with a live-action and CGI animation movie. Production is scheduled in town for July 30 to September 26. James Marsden, Jim Carrey and Tika Sumpter star.
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) June 29, 2018
— Cy🌀 (@Cybrid101) July 24, 2018
Come to Daddy
Come to Daddy directed by Ant Timpson shoots in town until August 12.
Call of the Wild
— Lindsay B (@lemon_buzz) July 26, 2018
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 24, 2018
No Longer Expected in Vancouver
— Lindsay B (@lemon_buzz) August 1, 2018
Cowboy Ninja Viking
Chris Pratt was slated to film in Vancouver earlier this year. In May the production hired 2 new writers to get it up to speed and in June, the star confirmed they were gearing up for production in July. It’s was set to film in Los Angeles, with additional shooting in Vancouver too. It’s release is set for June 2019. Priyanka Chopra was also recently added to the cast.
— Variety_Film (@Variety_Film) July 30, 2018
A Priceless Christmas
All of My Heart 3
Christmas Toy Swap
Last month a handful of feature films and 3 highly anticipated Disney TV movies wrapped up filming in and around Vancouver:
All My Tomorrows
Australian actress Radha Mitchell stars in this coming of age storing which shot in town til July 28. Vancouver’s own Tiera Skovbye who plays Polly Cooper in Riverdale and had a role on the last season of Once Upon a Time also stars.
Always Be My Maybe
Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim, Vivian Bang, Karan Soni, and Charlyne Yi were all in town filming this Netflix rom-com.
A Score to Settle
Nicolas Cage’s next action-thriller filmed in the Okanagan region during July.
Needle in a Timestack
Former executive producer and director of American Crime, John Ridley goes sci-fi in this time travel movie based on a book. It filmed in Vancouver from June 18 to July 24. Starring Freida Pinto, Leslie Odom Jr, Orlando Bloom and Cynthia Erivo.
Also read: Freida Pinto’s stunning Tofino photo shoot
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 and wrapped up at the end of July. It stars Amanda Seyfried and Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us).
My Three Wise Men
Christmas TV movie My Three Wise Men starring Chad Michael Murray from One Tree Hill filmed in town for a couple weeks during July.
Dove Cameron and the rest of the Descendants cast were filming in Vancouver until July 7th. This is the third installment of the TV movie series for Disney which follows the kids of some infamous villain characters.
So, what’s the sitch?
Kim Possible finally has a live-action movie! Newcomer Sadie Stanley plays Kim Possible while Sean Giambrone plays Ron Stoppable.The TV movie will air on The Disney Channel.
This Disney TV movie is based on the novel series of the same name. It filmed in Louisiana this summer with additional production in Vancouver.
Guillermo del Toro’s next supernatural horror thriller is set to film in Vancouver sometime this year. He was in town last month and fell in love with a Vancouver bookstore. The movie stars Keri Russell as a teacher who has to save her students.
— Bloody Disgusting (@BDisgusting) December 4, 2017
— YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) July 4, 2018
Bob Odenkirk from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul is cast.
— Lindsay B (@lemon_buzz) June 27, 2018
Some other big feature films have been scheduled for production in town this year:
The Kimberlite Process starring Ben Kinglsey is still slated as in development / pre-production.
The Personal History of Rachel Dupree starring Viola Davis was expected to film in town starting this Spring.
Filming dates: CRBC, What’s Filming *subject to change
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