‘The Way Home’ family drama shooting in downtown Uxbridge


Published September 15, 2022 at 2:31 pm

Downtown Uxbridge is standing in for the fictional Ontario farming town of Port Haven this week with film crews from the television production ‘The Way Home’ in town for the shoot.

Production crews will be working inside and outside of the Roxy Theater on Brock Street today and filming activity will also take place at the intersection of Toronto Street and Brock St. W. between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday, Sept 16.

Some production vehicles will be parked in the Centennial Park lot, and some will be parked in the Brock St. municipal lot. Additional crew parking will take place at the South end of Elgin Park. Intermittent traffic stoppages will be in effect during filming.

Lights and street noise from the filming will likely extend into the late evening and early morning and several parking spaces near the Roxy will be blocked between 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday.

There will also intermittent sidewalk closures on the south side of Brock Street outside of the theatre between until Saturday at noon.

The Way Home is Hallmark Channel’s new, original primetime series slated to premiere on the network in 2023. It stars Andie MacDowell (Maid, Sex, Lies and Videotape and St. Elmo’s Fire), Chyler Leigh (Supergirl, Grey’s Anatomy) and Sadie Laflamme-Snow (The Apprentice) in this multigenerational family drama shooting on location in and around the GTA.

The Way Home family follows the lives of three generations of women – Kat Landry (Leigh), her 15 year-old daughter Alice (Laflamme-Snow) and Kat’s mother Del (MacDowell), who are all strong, willful and independent. More than 20 years prior, lifechanging events prompted Kat to move away from her small, Canadian farm town of Port Haven and she remains estranged from Del but with Kat’s marriage coming to an end and having just been laid off from her job, she decides to return home after receiving an unexpected letter from Del urging her to come back.

Andi MacDowell

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