Filming in Vancouver: Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, Katherine Heigl, Stephen King, and more

Amber Heard will star in an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand

Horror and the supernatural—once again—is a somewhat recurring theme in this week’s roundup of what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene—with some notable names from genre titles. Stephen King and Sam Raimi, anyone?

And there’s also a comedy about a teenage girl who befriends a ghostly musical trio.

But there’s also a new female relationship drama TV series launching.

To find out more about all of these productions—and all the names that they’ll bring to town—read on for more details on what’s (and who’s) filming in Vancouver this time around.

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Filming in Vancouver: Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, Katherine Heigl, Stephen King, and more

Stephen King’s Misery comes to the Vancouver stage

Andrew McNee and Lucia Frangione in the Arts Club Theatre’s production of Misery. David Cooper photo.

One of Stephen King’s best-known thrillers is coming to the Vancouver stage.

From April 5-May 5, the Arts Club presents its production of Misery. First published in 1987, Misery is a thriller featuring a romance novelist who falls into the hands of one of his biggest, and most demented, fans. No one who saw the 1990 movie can forget the scene where Kathy Bates’ Annie Wilkes shows what lengths she is prepared to go to to keep author Paul Sheldon tapping away on his keyboard (or typewriter, as it were).

Read more about the Arts Club’s production below.

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Stephen King’s Misery comes to the Vancouver stage