Posted by : Wendy B Saturday, 22 August 2015
Canada is jokingly referred to as Hollywood North for a reason. When your heroes head to outer space, race through an alien forest, or gaze across a vast ocean skyline, you’re actually looking at Vancouver. Wide open spaces? Probably Alberta. Detroit, New York, Chicago? Nope. That’s Toronto.
Sometimes, the film crews will make the extra effort to hide the TTC signs and all the other telltale Canadian features, but we know our true north strong and free and take quiet pride in seeing those little pieces of Canada represented on screen.
But lately, it’s not just a Canada Post mail box in the background catching our eye. It’s actual Canadian shows filmed in Canada, with Canadian cast and crew, and sometimes even set in Canadian cities—though not always obviously so. We wouldn’t want to make our American viewers too uncomfortable.
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