9 Exciting Shows & Movies You Might Glimpse Filming Around Toronto This Year

You could see some famous actors in the city!
9 Exciting Shows & Movies You Might Glimpse Filming Around Toronto This Year
Associate Editor

Move over, Hollywood! The 6ix is becoming quite the scene for movies and shows, and you might be able to glimpse some of these upcoming releases filming in Toronto this year.

There are several exciting series currently in production according to the City of Toronto, such as The Handmaid's TaleLocke & Key and The Umbrella Academy.

Films including Nightmare Alley and Slumberland are also being shot in the city.

Keep an eye out, you might just see some stars on your next walk.

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Star Trek

About: The 10-episode television show is a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, according to IMDb. The show, which tells the story of the USS Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, began filming this February and plans to wrap up in September 2021.

Starring: Anson Mount, Ethan Peck

Nightmare Alley

About: Featuring a star-studded cast, Nightmare Alley is a thriller film shooting in Toronto. According to IndieWire, production was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic, but the film is now set to shoot in Toronto until the end of April 2021.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett

The Umbrella Academy

About: The popular Netflix series, which follows the story of a family with unusual powers, is filming its third season in Toronto from February 2021 until mid-August 2021. According to Production Weekly, the series is listed under the fake name, Chroma.

Starring: Elliot Page, Tom Hopper


About: Season 2 of the show is scheduled to film in Toronto until the end of June 2021. Set in a dystopian future, humans must find a new way to interact after losing their sense of sight in this Apple TV series.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Sylvia Hoeks

Locke & Key

About: The next season of the Netflix series is currently underway until March 31, 2021. The story follows the Locke siblings as they discover strange and magical secrets in their ancestral home.

Starring: Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup

The Boys

About: Season 3 of The Boys is being filmed in the city until the end of August 2021. The series follows a group determined to put an end to corrupt superheroes.

Starring: Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott

The Handmaid's Tale

About: Based on the famous novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale's fourth instalment is filming until April 29, 2021. The series has transformed several Ontario towns and cities into Gilead since filming began.

Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski


About: According to The Playlist, the fantasy film is inspired by Little Nemo in Slumberland, a comic strip series from the early 1900s. Filming is wrapping up on May 31, 2021.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Kyle Chandler

Acts Of Crime

About: The brand new series is set to film in Toronto until April 30, 2021. While not much is known about the show, Deadline says that the plot puts a twist on the crime procedural.

Starring: Candace Grace, Josiah Cross

Madeline Forsyth
Associate Editor
Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Travel Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian and global travel and is based in Toronto, Ontario.