Cameras rolling

Focus on film

The Last Resort a Movie of the Week is being filmed in Sooke

It’s lights, camera, action along Whiffin Spit Road as film crews take over the Sooke Harbour House.

The Last Resort stars Paul Johansson and Teri Polo, both well known actors with a lot of film credits.

Johansson is an American-Canadian actor who grew up in Kelowna and starred as Dan Scott in One Tree Hill, as Nick Wolfe in the Highlander and as John Sears in 90210, to name just a few of his roles.

Polo, is best known for her role as Pam Focker in Meet the Parents, the series of movies about the Fockers. She also starred in The Fosters television series and in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.

Director Michael M. Scott has a along list of film credits which include the TV series Cedar Grove, Unsolved Mysteries; movies such as Bridal Wave, Along Came a Nanny, Hitched for the Holidays, Heavenly Match and dozens more.

The Sooke Harbour House will be occupied for the next two weeks with crews and actors working on a Hallmark movie of the week, The Last Resort.

 

The name of the inn will become the Maple Bay Resort for the film.

 

The television movie is being directed by Michael M. Scott and produced by Harvey Kahn.

 

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