Filming in Vancouver: Van Helsing, A Million Little Things, Riverdale, Charmed, and more

A Million Little Things

This week, a dark fantasy TV series with a wicked bite calls it a wrap on its latest season.

But just as that one prepares to call it quits, an ensemble family drama about a group of friends shaken up by the loss of one of them is about to get underway.

Plus there are a whole bunch of TV series on the horizon about to come back to the city—along with a number of new titles to add to the fun.

Here’s what happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week.

Kelly Overton stars in Van Helsing.

First up, the American-Canadian TV series Van Helsing finishes up shooting 13 episodes for Season 4 today (June 17). Filming started back on February 26, and included some shoots in Kamloops, B.C.

Season 3, which had a finale that aired on December 28, continued to follow the journey of Vanessa Van Helsing, played by Kelly Overton, as she led the fight to take back the world from the dominance of vampires.

Season 4, which will premiere in autumn, promises to take a deeper dive into the realm of vampires and what they hope to achieve, along with a number of new villains and heroes joining the fray.

Missy Peregrym

In addition, series creator Neil LaBute (who is working on the series The I-Land) has stepped down as showrunner for the series, which will be taken over by writer Johnathan Walker. Nonetheless, LaBute will continue to be involved with the series.

The series also stars Missy Peregrym, Christopher Heyerdahl, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Jonathan Scarfe, Trezzo Mahoro, and Aleks Paunovic.

Rukiya Bernard

While that one calls it a wrap, another series is about to get going on its latest season.

A Million Little Things start in on Season 2 on Wednesday (June 19) and will continue until February 19, 2020.

The series, which premiered its first season in September 2018, follows a circle of friends in Boston coping with life in the wake of the sudden death of one of their group.

Grace Park

The second season will delve into a new mystery connected to the ending of the first season, which included a cliffhanger involving Katherine, played by Vancouver’s Grace Park, and Eddie, played by David Guintoli.

The cast includes Romany Malco, James Roday, Allison Miller, Stéphanie Szostak, Tristan Byon, Lizzy Greene, and Christina Moses.

James Roday

Whether or not Christina Ochoa, who plays Ashley, would return for the second season was reported to be up in the air. However, Chandler Riggs has been reported as returning.

The new season will premiere in the autumn.

Christina Ochoa

Meanwhile, a whole slew of series will be returning to the city over the summer and into the fall, and will also be joined by a bunch of new TV series as well.


Everyone’s favourite Archie drama, Riverdale (which wrapped filming Season 3 on April 4), will be shooting Season 4 from July 8 to April 4, 2020.

Detective series Nancy Drew, which filmed its pilot in March and April, has been greenlit and will shoot its first season from July 22 to December 9.


The witchcraft drama reboot Charmed will be back to shoot Season 2 from July 24 to April 16, 2020.

The mysterious mermaid drama Siren will return for Season 3 from August 1 to December 16.


The Baby-Sitters Club, a Netflix adaptation of the classic Young Adult book series, will begin shooting Season 1 on August 6 to October 15.

Another new series, The Haunting of Bly Manor, will film Season 1 from September 30 to February 21, 2020.

In other words, there’s lots to look forward to.

We’ll have details on these shows and more as we continue to share news about what’s filming in Vancouver in the weeks to come.

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