This week 3 new productions start filming in Vancouver and area while 4 wrap up.
(Re)Assignment (aka Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale) (Feature)
Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver star in a thriller about an expert male assasin (played by Rodriguez) whose fate falls into the wrong hands. As a result, he unwilling goes through a gender-reassignment procedure performed by a rogue surgeon (Weaver). Now, she’s out for revenge and will learn a great deal about herself along the way. The screenplay was written by Walter Hill (who is also directing the film) from a story originally by Denis Hamill. (Re)Assignment (aka Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale) will be filming in Vancouver and around British Columbia until December 11th.
Phil (Feature) – formerly Phil: A Tale of Flossing and Plumbing
Oscar-nominated actor Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets) will make his directing debut in Vancouver. In addition to directing, Kinnear will also star in the film alongside Emily Mortimer (Newsroom). The story follows Phil, a dentist, who pretends to be a plumber so he can get inside the home of one of his patients who committed suicide in his dental chair. His intent was to learn more about what may have led the deceased to a premature death. Somewhere along the way Phil falls for the former patient’s widow (Mortimer). Phil will be filming in Vancouver and around British Columbia until December 18th. They’re using productions signs “BRON” so keep an eye out.
Also Starting This Week
For a full list of everything that’s filming in Vancouver and British Columbia right now, check out our In Production page.