Salvation Season 2 & Marrying Father Christmas Start Filming in Vancouver

CBC series Salvation season 2 and Marrying Father Christmas, the follow-up to last year's Engaging Father Christmas with Erin Krakow and Nial Matter start filming in Vancouver this week.

Salvation Season 2

Salvation Season 2 (TV Series)

After filming its first season in Toronto, CBS series Salvation season 2 starts filming in Vancouver and area this week.

The series is about Liam Cole and Darius Tanz, who discovered that the earth is at risk of being struck by an asteroid, and it’s only months away. Together, the pair notifies Grace Burrows, a low-level Pentagon official, in hopes of saving the planet from its impending fate. To make matters worse, there’s now a threat of nuclear war. Liam, Darius and Grace team up with Secretary of Defence Harris Edwards to try to devise a plan that will protect humanity before it’s too late.

Charlie Rowe (Never Let Me Go, Santiago Cabrera (Heroes), Jennifer Finnigan (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Ian Anthony Dale (Hawaii Five-0) portay Liam, Darius, Grace and Harris respectively. According to, Melia Kreiling (Tyrant) and Ashley Thomas (24: Legacy) will be joining Salvation season 2 as Alycia Stavros and detective Alonzo Carver.

Thank you @lemon_buzz for the original news that Salvation season 2 would be filming in Vancouver!

Salvation season 2 will continue filming in Vancouver and area until August 3rd and will premiere sometime in the summer on CBS.

Marrying Father Christmas (TV Movie)

When Calls the Heart stars Erin Krakow and Niall Matter are back in the Vancouver area to reprise their roles as Miranda Chester and Ian McAndrick in Marrying Father Christmas, the follow-up to last year’s Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel original Christmas movie Engaging Father Christmas.

The official plotline hasn’t been shared by Hallmark yet, but we’ll update this article once it becomes available. Erin and Niall will be joined by Chris Cope (Christmas in Evergreen), Alvin Sanders (Riverdale) and Nevis Unipan (Engaging Father Christmas).

Marrying Father Christmas continues filming in Vancouver and British Columbia until March 26th and is expected to premiere later this year as part of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas.

Also Starting This Week

Dead Inside (TV Pilot – The CW)
Cast: Lyndon Smith (Parenthood), Freddie Stroma (UnREAL)
Start date changed to March 12th. Filming until March 29th
For more details about Dead Inside, check out our 2018 TV Pilot Roundup.

Love Under the Rainbow (TV Movie)
Filming until March 21st
Cast: Jodie Sweetin (Full House)

Garage Sale Mystery: The Mask Murder (TV Movie)
Cast: Lori Loughlin (Full House)
Filming until March 22nd

It’s Christmas, Eve (TV Movie)
Filming until March 29th

For a full list of what’s filming in Vancouver and British Columbia right now, check out our In Production page.

Wrapping Up This Week

If you see any of these productions, including Salvation season 2 or Marrying Father Christmas filming in Vancouver and British Columbia, be sure to let us know by tweeting us (@WhatsFilming) or via our Submit a Location page.