PHOTOS: Fall movie ‘Neverbrides’ films in Harrison heat

Film production trucks are parked along the side of the road in Harrison Hot Springs on Monday afternoon. The Hallmark movie “Neverbrides” is being filmed in part in Harrison. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Tourists and film crew members mill about on Esplanade Avenue in Harrison on Monday afternoon during the filming of “Neverbrides.” (Adam Louis/Observer)
Signs like these have popped up throughout Esplanade Avenue this week as filming takes place. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Camera, lighting and sound equipment surrounds Muddy Waters in Harrison during the filming of “Neverbrides” on Monday afternoon. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Camera, lighting and sound equipment surrounds Muddy Waters in Harrison during the filming of “Neverbrides” on Monday afternoon. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Film crews set up for another shot during the filming of “Neverbrides” in Harrison Hot Springs on Monday. Despite the sweltering heat, the movie is set to take place in the fall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The cones indicate a road through the film set, allowing cars to pass through between takes. Film crews were on site all day and well into the night. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Film crews set up for another shot during the filming of “Neverbrides” in Harrison Hot Springs on Monday. Despite the sweltering heat, the movie is set to take place in the fall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Tourists and locals checked out the activity around Esplanade Avenue as a Hallmark movie titled “Neverbrides” is filmed. The film is set to premiere on the Hallmark Channel in October. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Hot Springs was abuzz with activity as “Neverbrides” was being filmed for The Hallmark Channel on Monday afternoon. Despite being shot in the dog days of summer, this feel-good romance is set in the fall as part of Hallmark’s fall lineup.

On Monday, Ivan Hayden, one of the film’s executive producers, said the crew was in its second week of filming around Harrison. Hayden has filmed and stayed in the area before.

“I would come back here in a heartbeat,” Hayden said. “Everybody has been so fantastic. The community has been fantastic and obviously the sights are breathtaking. They’re good, Canadian people. We’re all Canadians working. We know it’s an inconvenience to be filming, taking up parking spots and things, but we really appreciate it.”

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Though production is by necessity slower due to coronavirus restrictions, it seems to be smooth sailing so far.

“For us the only real big difference between now and before is there’s a lot more COVID safety measures we have to take into account and it makes it a little bit hotter,” Hayden said. On that particular day of filming, temperatures flirted with the mid 30s. “It takes longer to check in; it does slow you down a bit. We’ve all got to get back to work, and it’s great to see so many people here.”

“Neverbrides” premieres on the Hallmark Channel on October 10.


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