Sabrina Netflix Series and NBC’s Trial & Error Season 2 Start Filming

Although Riverdale is wrapping up production of season 2 this week, its Sabrina Netflix series offshoot starring Kiernan Shipka as the teenage witch starts filming alongside relocated NBC series Trial & Error season 2.

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Kiernan Shipka Stars in the Netflix Sabrina Series
Image via Instagram / @kiernanshipka

Sabrina Netflix Series (fka Chilling Adventures of Sabrina)

The Sabrina Netflix series is based on the characters from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina from the Archie comic universe. The script was written by Riverdale showrunner Aguirre-Sacasa who will also serve as director and executive produce the series alongside CW’s comic book TV super-duo Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics CEO) and Lee Toland Krieger will also serve as executive producers.

The series was originally developed for The CW, but later moved over to Netflix, who picked it up for a 20 episode order across two seasons. According to the official logline, the Sabrina Netflix series will be a “dark coming-of-age story” that is based on the origins of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. It’s both a blessing and a curse, her half human/half witch nature is a constant struggle, but it allows her to stand up against the dark forces that has her, her family and everyone they know in its crosshairs.

Here’s a roundup of the cast of the Sabrina Netflix series so far, thanks in part to its IMDb page:

Actor Role You may know them from
Kiernan Shipka Sabrina Spellman Mad Men, Carriers
Ross Lynch Harvey Kinkle Austin & Ally, My Friend Dahmer
Jaz Sinclair Rosalind Walker When the Bough Breaks, Paper Towns
Chance Perdomo Ambrose Spellman Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators
Michelle Gomez Mary Wardell Doctor Who, Green Wing
Lucy Davis Hilda Spellman Wonder Woman, Shaun of the Dead
Miranda Otto Zelda Spellman The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King & The Two Towers
Richard Coyle Father Blackwood Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Bronson Pinchot George Hawthorne True Romance, Beverly Hills Cop
Tati Gabrielle Prudence The 100
Abigail F. Cowen Dorcas Wisdom of the Crowd, Stranger Things

Disney star Ross Lynch, who plays Sabrina’s boyfriend Harvey, is no stranger to filming in Vancouver. He was in the city back in 2016 to film the movie Status Update which premieres in North America on March 30th. Check out some behind the scenes pictures of Ross filming Status Update at Lord Byng Secondary School here:

The addition of the Sabrina Netflix series marks Vancouver’s 7th current comic book based TV series joining The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale and iZombie.

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Thank you as always to @lemon_buzz for breaking the news that the Sabrina Netflix series would be coming to Vancouver to film!

The Sabrina Netflix series will be filming in Vancouver and British Columbia until December 5th.

Trial & Error – Season 2 (TV Series)

Kristin Chenoweth is returning to Vancouver to topline season two of NBC’s Trial & Error. Kristin was in Vancouver back in 2005 for her role in the movie RV alongside the late Robin Williams. She was in town again for the movie Deck the Halls and again for her role as Maleficent in the first Disney Descendants movie.

This time around she’ll be playing a suspected killer named Lavinia Peck-Foster. She hires the legal team who represented John Lithgow’s character, Larry Henderson, in the first season. The odds are stacked against them though, as Lavinia was caught with some extra baggage… her husband Edgar who was stuffed into a suitcase and stowed away in her car.

Kristin will be joined by Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez, Sherri Shepherd and Amanda Payton. John Lithgow is rumoured to reprise his role as Larry Henderson in some capacity.

After filming its first season in California, Trial & Error has made the move to film season 2 in Vancouver. Thank you as always to @lemon_buzz for breaking the news that the Trial & Error was relocating to Vancouver!

Trial & Error season 2 will continue filming in Vancouver and British Columbia until May 22nd.

TV Pilots Starting This Week

Charmed (CW TV Pilot)
Cast: Sarah Jeffery, Ser’Darius Blain, Melonie Diaz, Rupert Evans, Madeleine Mantock, Charlie Gillespie, Ellen Tamaki
Filming until April 4th
For full details about Charmed, check out our 2018 Vancouver TV Pilot Roundup.

The End of the World As We Know It (CW TV Pilot)
Cast: Gage Golightly, Quinta Brunson, Josh Helman, Liam Garrigan
Filming until April 5th
For full details about The End of the World As We Know It, check out our 2018 Vancouver TV Pilot Roundup.

Also Starting This Week

Daughter of the Wolf
Cast: Gina Carano
Filming in the Kelowna area until April 13th
For more details about Daughter of the Wolf, check out our full article HERE.

The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (TV Series)
Filming until June 7th

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

  • Love Under the Rainbow (TV Movie) with Jodie Sweetin and David Haydn-Jones wraps up March 21st
  • Garage Sale Mystery: The Mask Murder (TV Movie) with Lori Loughlin wraps up March 22nd
  • Riverdale – Season 2 (TV Series) with KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Camila Mendes, Lilli Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, Casey Cott, Luke Perry, Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick, Lochlyn Munro, Skeet Ulrich ,Mark Consuelos, Charles Melton, Brit Morgan, Vanessa Morgan and Hart Denton wraps up March 23rd

If you see any of these productions, including the Sabrina Netflix series or Trial & Error season 2 filming in Vancouver and British Columbia, be sure to let us know by tweeting us (@WhatsFilming) or via our Submit a Location page.