Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver International Film Festival executive director Jacqueline Dupuis helped open the 36th edition of VIFF.

As with previous years, the Vancouver International Film Festival has brought a bevy of filmmakers and stars to the city, to converge upon a cinematic smorgasbord.

The whole shebang kicked off back on September 28 with a spotlight on truly homegrown project.

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Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Filming in Vancouver: Liam Neeson, Jeremy Piven, Sandra Oh, Freddie Highmore, and more

Shaken and stirred, Liam Neeson plays a vindictive father in the thriller Hardpowder.

This week, there’s a revenge thriller and two TV pilots that are getting underway while a Canadian feature film with an international cast calls it a wrap.

There are some big names, as well as more cast details to reveal, so let’s get the show on the road, shall we?

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Filming in Vancouver: Liam Neeson, Jeremy Piven, Sandra Oh, Freddie Highmore, and more

Filming in Vancouver: Deadpool 2, Neil Patrick Harris, Raquel Welch, Sandra Oh, and more

Ryan Reynolds is returning to slice and dice up Vancouver for Deadpool 2.

While all eyes may have been turned to Hollywood last night—with that little known ceremony otherwise know as the Academy Awards—there are some notes of interest of what’s shooting in Hollywood North’s screen scene.

Among them are confirmed dates for when the Merc With the Mouth and Count Olaf return to our West Coast metropolis. There are also revealed casts for two TV series, and a Canadian production kicks off today.

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Filming in Vancouver: Deadpool 2, Neil Patrick Harris, Raquel Welch, Sandra Oh, and more

Vancouver Screen Scene: Sandra Oh, Bates Motel, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, and UnReal

Sandra Oh returns to the city where her career began to take off: Vancouver.

Best wishes for Year of the Rooster to all!

In the wake of Lunar New Year celebrations in Vancouver, a new feature film is on the horizon that brings together talent from both Canada and China.

There’s also a dramedy series finishing up one season and going straight into shooting the net one, a psychological horror TV series wrapping up its latest season, and a TV series about a fictitious reality TV series that is getting into shooting its third season.

Got all that? Good. Let’s get into the full details, shall we?

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Vancouver Screen Scene: Sandra Oh, Bates Motel, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, and UnReal