Filming in Vancouver: Jason Momoa, Seth Rogen, Child’s Play, Chesapeake Shores, and more

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is coming to Vancouver to head up a new TV series.

While this week’s roundup of what’s shooting in Vancouver has a recurring theme of projects revolving around child characters, they may not be what you expect at all.

To wit, there’s a sci-fi babysitting TV series, a horror remake, and an R-rated comedy (yes, an R-rated film about kids!).

But there are lot of other things in the mix, including a new sci-fi TV series with a rising action star, a potential new TV series about warrior witches, and some productions that recently wrapped nearby in B.C.

Here’s a look at what’s been coming and going from Vancouver’s screen scene and elsewhere in the province.

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Filming in Vancouver: Jason Momoa, Seth Rogen, Child’s Play, Chesapeake Shores, and more

Filming in Vancouver: Keanu Reeves, Ali Wong, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and more

Keanu Reeves

This week, a romcom, featuring a cast with some of the top Asian American stars, wraps up.

But we also have the lowdown on a whole bunch of TV series that are back on local streets to shoot their latest seasons—and bringing their stars with them.

Here’s a rundown of what’s filming in Vancouver’s screen scene.

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Filming in Vancouver: Keanu Reeves, Ali Wong, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and more

Filming in Vancouver: Nicolas Cage, Ben Platt, the Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, and more

What? Who says Nicolas Cage is over-the-top? Pffft.

Get ready, Vancouver, because a Hollywood star with a reputation for excess will be arriving in the city this summer.

While we wait for that to happen, a Pitch Perfect star will start shooting his first lead film role. And later on this week, a team of brainy female sleuths will finish up shooting the first season of their new TV series.

Let’s take a look at these shows (and more) in a roundup of what’s going on in Vancouver’s scene scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Nicolas Cage, Ben Platt, the Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, and more

Vancouver’s Cage-iest burlesque show returns

Lithium Little as Ghost Rider

Lithium Little as Ghost Rider in Not the Bees: A Burlesque Tribute to Nicolas Cage.

Vancouverites have spoken. And what they’ve said is, “Give us more Nicolas Cage burlesque!”

Not the Bees: A Burlesque Tribute to Nicolas Cage features members of Vancouver “nerdlesque” troupe Geekenders paying tribute to the actor, who is famous for his oddball performances in a spectrum of movies that runs from the sublime to the ridiculous. The first mounting of the show was a hit, selling out the Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway). So Geekenders are remounting Not the Bees at the Rio on Oct. 17.

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Vancouver’s Cage-iest burlesque show returns