Vince Vaughn Comedy Movie Set To Film in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg, get ready for your close-up! The Manitoba film scene is hotter than ever, with two major productions adding their names to a growing list of shoots setting up shop in the city. Buckle up, movie buffs, because this summer is shaping up to be epic!

Winnipeg on Fire: Vince Vaughn Comedy Movie, Costarring with James Marsden

The hilarious duo of Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers, Old School) and James Marsden (X-Men, Enchanted) are bringing “It Takes Two” to Winnipeg. While plot details remain under wraps, rumors suggest a comedic adventure film with a twist. It is described as a buddy action comedy set in the criminal underworld. Exciting times for Winnipeg’s film scene! With this comedic dream team on board, laughter is guaranteed. Catch filming for “It Takes Two” from September 3rd to November 1st!

“Nobody 2” Returns – Odenkirk & Nielsen Back in Action!

The action doesn’t stop there! After the success of “Nobody” on Netflix where Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad,  Better Call Saul) surprised audiences with his portrayal of an underestimated dad with a hidden past, Odenkirk and Connie Nielsen (Gladiator, Wonder Woman) are suiting back up for the sequel. “Nobody 2” promises to raise the stakes as our unlikely hero faces even more dangerous threats. Expect thrilling fight sequences, witty one-liners, and the return of Odenkirk’s signature deadpan charm. Keep an eye out for “Nobody 2” filming in Winnipeg from August 6th until September 27th.

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A Summer and Fall Packed with Productions

These new projects add to an already star-studded summer and fall for Manitoba’s film industry. Here’s a breakdown of the upcoming shoots:

The Long Walk (adaptation of Stephen King’s novel): July 19th to September 12th, 2024

Nobody 2: August 6th to September 27th, 2024

Altar (A24 horror film): August 19th to October 4th, 2024

It Takes Two: September 3rd to November 1st, 2024

A Booming Film Hub

With all this activity, Winnipeg has rightfully earned the title of “the busiest place in the country” for film production! This incredible growth is a testament to the city’s talented crews, diverse locations, and the strong support offered by the Manitoba Film and Music’s tax credit program.

So, Winnipeg residents, stay alert! Your next coffee run might lead you right past a movie set between July 19th and November 1st. You could catch a glimpse of Hollywood magic in the making, or even spot a familiar face!

Upcoming Events

Winnipeg Fringe Festival at Old Market Square 2024

Don't miss the epic 12-day Winnipeg Fringe Festival at Old Market Square (July 17-28, 2024) in Winnipeg's Exchange District! Free outdoor entertainment includes live music, street performers, food trucks, and artisan vendors. Catch lunchtime concerts or dance to bands from 8 pm to midnight. Public washrooms, ATMs, and a beer tent are available for your convenience. While entry is free, consider tipping the performers!

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Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

10 AM – 3 PM. The Winnipeg Police Museum displays many artifacts related to the history of the Winnipeg Police Force, dating from its beginning in 1874.

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Free Admission to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

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Downtown Sounds Concert Series presented by APTN

Looking for free summer fun in Winnipeg? Catch free lunchtime concerts by local artists every Tuesday from June 4th to August 27th, 2024! The Downtown Sounds Concert Series features a variety of musical styles at various downtown locations, perfect for a break from your workday. Bring your lunch or grab a bite to eat nearby and enjoy the tunes!

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Free Dance Class at Vimy Ridge Park

Are you interested in learning a few dance moves? Register for free fun dance Lessons with DTC. A small group of high school dance team competitors from Tec Voc’s very own west end high school DTC.

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Bachata Nights at The Cargo Bar

Bachata Nights at The Cargo Bar: Join the dance party every Tuesday in July and August 2024 from 7 PM to 10 PM at Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg. Free entry, family-friendly, and live DJs playing Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and Reggaeton hits. Don’t miss this outdoor event near the Duck Pond and Bridge to Portage Ave.

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RBC Sunset Screenings On the Beach @ Gimli Film Festival

Watch classic films, cult classics, and Hollywood hits on a 11-meter tall screen in the waters of Lake Winnipeg at the RBC Sunset Screenings On the Beach @ Gimli Film Festival. These free, public screenings are a great way to enjoy a summer night in Manitoba.

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Kids Eat Free at IKEA Restaurant Every Wednesday

Kids Eat Free at IKEA Restaurant Kids eat free every Wednesday Kids meals are free […]

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Musical Notes & Lunch Totes in Saigon Park

Join us on Wednesdays for a delightful musical experience at Saigon Park! From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, enjoy live tunes by @thewecc. This event is sponsored by Cobra Collectables, located at 555 Sargent Ave. Whether you’re a music enthusiast or just looking for a lunchtime treat, don’t miss out on this free performance in the heart of Downtown Winnipeg.

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Kids Bowl Free at St. James Lanes

Knock down some pins and score summer fun with Kids Bowl Free at St. James Lanes! Children ages 2-16 can enjoy two FREE games of bowling every day from May 1st to September 1st, 2024. This family-friendly program is the perfect way to keep kids entertained and create lasting memories. Located conveniently at 1805 Portage Ave. in Winnipeg, St. James Lanes is your one-stop shop for affordable summer fun! Don't miss out, register today!

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