Today, September 27, 2022, marks the one year anniversary of NETFLIX IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD, which was launched last year on World Tourism Day. Created by Netflix, the site gives fans both local and from around the world the opportunity to find and explore some of the Canadian filming locations for many of Netflix’s most popular films and series. As of today the site has been updated with new films and series including those filmed in Vancouver, Toronto, Vancouver Island, Surrey, Burnaby, Langley, Mahone Bay, Oakville and more. New titles added to Netflix in Your Neighbourhood are:
Keep Breathing– This survival thriller limited series, executive produced by Canadian co-showrunners and writers Brendan Gall and Martin Gerro, was shot around BC including, Mission, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Vancouver Island and Vancouver
Wedding Season – This romantic comedy was shot in Caledon and Toronto including Little India
Virgin River– New locations have been added for this popular BC shot series including Vancouver, Burnaby and Langley
Locke & Key– The final season of this series starring Canada’s own Connor Jessup was shot across Ontario and Nova Scotia including Woodstock, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Hamilton Ontario and Mahone Bay in Nova Scotia.
Devil in Ohio – This limited series was shot around BC including Surrey, Langley and Delta. Some filming location highlights include Deas Island Regional Park, and The Telegraph Trail.
13th The Musical– Based on the hugely popular musical 13, this film adaptation was filmed in Ontario including Beeton, King City, Oakville and Toronto.
Visitors to Netflix In Your Neighbourhood can search by film or series title, or by province to discover the real life businesses and tourist destinations that are featured in their favourite Netflix productions.
Netflix filming productions stretch from Sooke, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland and benefit Canadian communities by creating jobs and investments in local businesses while also creating a desire among Netflix members to visit Canada and learn more about our cities, food, wilderness and culture.
Netflix‘s global fan event TUDUM will be back this September! The event was a success last year, bringing-in 24 million views!
WHAT: Tune in for an exciting day of exclusive news, never-before-seen footage, trailers, and first looks, as well as interviews with Netflix’s biggest stars and creators. The free virtual event is a celebration of Netflix fandom and is dedicated to sharing the scoop on over 100 fan favorite shows, films and specials from across the globe.
WHEN: On September 24, Tudum will span four continents with five events, taking fans on a whirlwind trip around the world:
At 11:00 am KST (7:00 pm PT September 23), Tudum kicks off with an exciting show out of Korea.
At 11:00 am IST (10:30 pm PT September 23), fans will be treated to a fun look at what’s ahead from India.
At 10:00 am PT, fans will get exclusive news from our shows and movies coming out of the United States and Europe, as well as an additional event which previews the great entertainment coming from Latin America.
At 1:00 pm JST September 25 (9:00 pm PT September 24), our stars from Japan will close out Tudum with a celebration of our Japanese entertainment.
WHERE: Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event will be available across Netflix YouTube channels in a number of different languages. Visit Netflix’s official fan site, Tudum.com/event, for the latest news from this global fan event, and stay tuned for details about our title and celebrity lineup in early September. Mark your calendars now for September 24!
Ever been curious where exactly in Canada these Netflix shows filmed? You might remember NETFLIX IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD, a site which guides fans with fan facts on locations their favourites were filmed. The site added some new additional tidbits today with the release of Season Three of THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. Hit Dance Feature WORK IT also has been included too!
The Umbrella Academy Season 3– This hit series from Canadian Creator and Showrunner Steve Blackman, and starring Canadian actors Elliot Page, Jake Epstein, Britne Oldford andColm Feore, among others, has been shot in Toronto and Hamilton for all of its three seasons. Some filming location highlights from this season include Hamilton’s Gage Park, Scarborough Bluffs and BMO Field.
Work It – This dance-comedy from 2020 was shot across the GTA including in Etobicoke, Thornhill and Mississauga, showcasing some of the city’s most beloved neighbourhoods and tourist attractions, such as The Junction, Distillery District, Underpass Park and Celebration Square.
The Cast of THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY participated in a Q&Eh about their favourite neighbourhood spots! They do love a brunch, and a bottomless Mimosa! You won’t want to miss this here.
Netflix present a new Preview of GEEKED WEEK 2022, the five-day virtual fan event celebrating their genre series, films, and games returns on Monday, June 6 – Friday, June 10, 2022 with tons of your favorites.
See this new Trailer with snippets from The Sandman, The Umbrella Academy, Manifest, Stranger Things, The Gray Man, Alice in Borderland,Day Shift, The Sea Beast and for the first time ever, exclusive Netflix games.
As you might remember, Netflix launched a NETFLIX IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD site that helps fans connect with some exclusive behind-the-scenes of where their favourites were filmed in Canada! Just added are the following Series and Films:
Sex/Life, a boundary pushing series shot around the city of Toronto starring Sarah Shahi, Mike Vogel and Adam Demos;
Awake, starring Gina Rodriguez alongside Torontonian Shamier Anderson, which transformed Uxbridge, Ontario into a post-apocalyptic town;
The Adam Project, Vancouver shot family adventure starring Ryan Reynolds and helmed by Canadian director Shawn Levy (released on Netflix today);
Brazen, a murder mystery from Vancouver-based director Monika Mitchell, and filmed around Vancouver and Surrey, British Columbia; and the hit comedy series;
Now available, Netflix in Your Neighbourhood gives Canadians and fans around the world the ability to find and explore amazing Netflix filming locations.
The new website givesVisitors the ability to look-up filming locations by a film or series title, or by province. Fans can also access directions to these destinations, and see how they’ve been featured on Netflix.
With Netflix being a leading force in production here in Canada, creating jobs and opportunities for local businesses.
Some fascinating results from a recent study show that Netflix audiences are 1.8x more likely to have seen Canadian content than those who don’t watch Netflix. And people who have watched Canadian content are 2.1x more likely to say Canada is their #1 travel destination. Amazing to see the impacts of what trickles from studios investing in us!
Updated shows added today to this site include: Single All The Way, the first LGBTQ+ holiday film from Netflix starring Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers, Luke Macfarlane and Jennifer Robertson, was filmed in and around Quebec; Blown Away: Christmas, the latest in the molten hot series starring world-renowned Canadian glass blower Katherine Gray and Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk was shot in Hamilton; The Christmas Chroniclesand The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two, both starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, were filmed in Toronto and Vancouver respectively; and Maid, the powerful dramatic series starring Margaret Qualley and based on the best-selling memoir by Stephanie Land was shot on Vancouver Island.
In celebration of Halloween, Netflix unveil their selections as part of their NETFLIX & CHILLS Programme!
ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK Cast Members Ross Hull, Jodie Restherand Daniel DeSanto gather around the campfire to tell us some spooky stories!
Check-out some of the exciting NETFLIX & CHILLS 2021 Programming line-up available to you!
Prey 🇩🇪 On his bachelor party weekend, Roman, his brother Albert and their friends go on a hiking trip into the wild. When the group hear gunshots nearby, they attribute them to hunters in the woods. However, they soon find themselves in a desperate bid for survival when they realize that they have fallen prey to a mysterious shooter.
Starring: David Kross, Hanno Koffler, Maria Ehrich, Robert Finster, Yung Ngo, Klaus Steinbacher, Livia Matthes, Nellie Thalbach Written and Directed by: Thomas Sieben Produced by: Barbara Mientus, Sonja Ewers
Nightbooks When Alex (Winslow Fegley), a boy obsessed with scary stories, is imprisoned by an evil witch (Krysten Ritter) in her contemporary New York City apartment, he meets Yasmin (Lidya Jewett), who is also trapped there, and learns he must tell a new scary story every night in order to stay alive.
Directed by: David Yarovesky Starring: Winslow Fegley, Lidya Jewett and Krysten Ritter Screenplay by: Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis Based on the book by: J.A. White Produced by: Sam Raimi, Romel Adam, Mason Novick, Michelle Knudsen
Intrusion After a deadly break-in at a couple’s new dream home, the traumatized wife searches for answers — and learns the real danger is just beginning.
Directed by: Adam Salky Starring: Freida Pinto and Logan Marshall-Green
No One Gets Out Alive Ambar is an immigrant in search of the American dream, but when she’s forced to take a room in a boarding house, she finds herself in a nightmare she can’t escape.
Directed by: Santiago Menghini Starring: Cristina Rodlo, Marc Menchaca
There’s Someone Inside Your House Makani Young has moved from Hawaii to quiet, small-town Nebraska to live with her grandmother and finish high school, but as the countdown to graduation begins, her classmates are stalked by a killer intent on exposing their darkest secrets to the entire town, terrorizing victims while wearing a life-like mask of their own face. With a mysterious past of her own, Makani and her friends must discover the killer’s identity before they become victims themselves. THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE is based on Stephanie Perkins’ New York Times best-selling novel of the same name and written for the screen by Henry Gayden (Shazam!), directed by Patrick Brice (Creep) and produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster (The Conjuring) and Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps (Stranger Things).
Director: Patrick Brice Writer: Henry Gayden Producers: Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, James Wan and Michael Clear Cast: Sydney Park, Théodore Pellerin, Asjha Cooper, Dale Whibley, Jesse LaTourette, Diego Josef, Burkely Duffield, Sarah Dugdale, William MacDonald, Andrew Dunbar, Markian Tarasuik
Fever Dream / Distancia de Rescate 🇵🇪 A young woman lies dying far from home. A boy sits beside her. She is not his mother. He is not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, an invisible threat, and the power and desperation of family. Based on the internationally critically acclaimed novel by Samanta Schweblin.
Directed by: Claudia Llosa Written by: Claudia Llosa, Samanta Schweblin Produced by: Mark Johnson, Tom Williams, Claudia Llosa Starring: María Valverde, Dolores Fonzi,
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 15
The Trip / I onde dager 🇳🇴 Eager to end their marriage by murdering each other, a husband and wife head to a remote cabin — but soon find themselves facing an even bigger threat.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 20
Night Teeth A college student moonlighting as a chauffeur picks up two mysterious women for a night of party-hopping across LA. But when he uncovers their bloodthirsty intentions — and their dangerous, shadowy underworld — he must fight to stay alive.
Directed by: Adam Randall Starring: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Raúl Castillo, Alfie Allen, Alexander Ludwig, Sydney Sweeney, Megan Fox
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 27
Hypnotic A young woman seeking self-improvement enlists the help of a renowned hypnotist, but after a handful of intense sessions, soon discovers unexpected and deadly consequences.
Directed by: Suzanne Coote and Matt Angel Produced by: Michael Luisi Written by: Richard D’Ovidio Starring: Kate Siegel, Jason O’Mara, Dulé Hill
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 27
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Part 2 🇵🇱 Nobody Sleeps In The Woods 2 is a continuation of the first Polish slasher film, based on a screenplay by Mirella Zaradkiewicz and Bartosz M. Kowalski, who also directed the film. The main character of the film is Adaś, a young, lonely, unhappy policeman from a small village in Podlasie. Ignored by his colleagues and beautiful and extremely confident Wanessa, the shy boy is looking for his place in the world. In the sequel, we will also learn more about the fate of Zosia, who will show a completely new and surprising face. The film is a perverse, ironic, grotesque and bloody story about looking for love and discovering one’s own self in a world that divides us more than it unites us. It’s a slasher that will turn genre rules upside down this time.
Starring: Mateusz Więcławek, Julia Wieniawa, Zofia Wichłacz, Andrzej Grabowski, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Izabela Dąbrowska, Sebastian Stankiewicz, Robert Wabich Produced by: Akson Studio
Into the Night: Season 2 🇧🇪 While we leave our Flight 21 passengers at the end of Season 1 having finally found refuge from the sun in an old Soviet military bunker in Bulgaria, unfortunately their respite is cut short when an accident ruins part of their food supply. Suddenly chased back out above ground, they must travel to the Global Seed Vault in Norway as a desperate attempt to secure their survival. But they are not the only ones with that idea… In the name of the greater good, our group will have to split up, play nice with the hosting military crew, and make sacrifices in a race against time.
Lucifer This is it, the final season of Lucifer. For real this time. The devil himself has become God… almost. Why is he hesitating? And as the world starts to unravel without a God, what will he do in response? Join us as we say a bittersweet goodbye to Lucifer, Chloe, Amenadiel, Maze, Linda, Ella and Dan. Bring tissues.
Squid Game 🇰🇷 A mysterious invitation to join the game is sent to people at risk who are in dire need of money. 456 participants from all walks of life are locked into a secret location where they play games in order to win 45.6 billion won. Every game is a Korean traditional children’s game such as Red Light, Green Light, but the consequence of losing is death. Who will be the winner, and what is the purpose behind this game?
Midnight Mass From The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan, MIDNIGHT MASS tells the tale of a small, isolated island community whose existing divisions are amplified by the return of a disgraced young man (Zach Gilford) and the arrival of a charismatic priest (Hamish Linklater). When Father Paul’s appearance on Crockett Island coincides with unexplained and seemingly miraculous events, a renewed religious fervor takes hold of the community – but do these miracles come at a price?
Created and directed by Flanagan, the seven episode limited series also stars Kate Siegel, Rahul Abburi, Crystal Balint, Matt Biedel, Alex Essoe, Annarah Cymone, Annabeth Gish, Rahul Kohli, Kristin Lehman, Robert Longstreet, Igby Rigney, Samantha Sloyan, Henry Thomas, and Michael Trucco. The series is executive produced by Flanagan and Trevor Macy for Intrepid Pictures.
The Chestnut Man 🇩🇰 From the creator of The Killing, The Chestnut Man is set in a quiet suburb of Copenhagen, where the police make a terrible discovery one blustery October morning. A young woman is found brutally murdered in a playground and one of her hands is missing. Next to her lies a small man made of chestnuts. The ambitious young detective Naia Thulin (Danica Curcic) is assigned to the case, along with her new partner, Mark Hess (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard). They soon discover a mysterious piece of evidence on the chestnut man – evidence connecting it to a girl who went missing a year earlier and was presumed dead – the daughter of politician Rosa Hartung (Iben Dorner).
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 15
You: Season 3 In Season 3, Joe and Love, now married and raising their baby, have moved to the balmy Northern California enclave of Madre Linda, where they’re surrounded by privileged tech entrepreneurs, judgmental mommy bloggers and Insta-famous biohackers. Joe is committed to his new role as a husband and dad, but fears Love’s lethal impulsiveness. And then there’s his heart. Could the woman he’s been searching for all this time live right next door? Breaking out of a cage in a basement is one thing. But the prison of a picture-perfect marriage to a woman who’s wise to your tricks? Well, that’ll prove a much more complicated escape.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 22
Locke & Key: Season 2 After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), Locke & Key is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family. Locke and Key on Netflix is the television adaptation of the best-selling comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez for IDW Entertainment and returns this October for Season 2.
NETFLIX KIDS & FAMILY
Scaredy Cats On Willa Ward’s twelfth birthday, she inherits a beautiful charm necklace that belonged to her mother, who was a witch. She soon learns 2 bad witches, Wilma and Wanda are after her locket so they can have ultimate power, and she alongside her best friends Scout and Lily turn into cats to escape. They must learn to use the necklace and her witch powers to defeat the bad witches and save their town.
A Tale Dark & Grimm Based on the best-selling book series by Adam Gidwitz, the animated series follows Hansel and Gretel as they run away from home to find better parents…or at least ones who won’t chop off their heads! As Hansel and Gretel leave their own story and venture through other classic Grimm fairy tales, unexpected narrators’ guide us through their encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons and even the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Because once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 15
Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween The Sharkpack gets ready for Halloween with the spooky legend of the “Fearsome Fog” — and Sharkdog must save trick-or-treating from a slimy sea monster!”
Netflix today unveiled their upcoming Holiday Programming lineup which will include 28 new additions: 11 FESTIVE FILMS, 6 SERIES THAT SLEIGH, 5 GIFTS FOR THE FAMILY, 3 VANESSA HUDGENS, 2 ELVES ON SHELVES, all in 1 MERRY SNEAK PEEK JUBILEE.