Monday, October 26, 2020

Standing In for Minnesota

Just yesterday, I was mentioning the 'natural air conditioning' we're currently having in Metro-Vancouver. At Queen's Park this morning, we walked for about a half hour but made sure to keep in the sunshine.
  WeatherShot #1  
We had plugged in Kimchi, our EV, for a bit of DC-fast-charger love. Near the skatepark, canopies were set up for School District 5 and extra school busses featuring the number were parked about. We thought that was odd as New Westminster is actually School District 43.

Next, we noticed a vast amount of equipment set up for filming in Queen's Park.  New Westminster, and the Vancouver area in general, is a popular shooting spot for a great many US movies and TV shows. We're known as Hollywood North. 

Ah ha. It seems that Disney is rebooting the Mighty Ducks as a Disney+ series.  They're using the rink as well as general outdoor scenes.  It was originally due to go into production last February. So, this is one of the first COVID-19 era shoots. We didn't stick around to see the actors.


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