Published November 22, 2022 at 10:38 am
Burlington residents caught a glimpse of a new movie from Nicolas Cage and Michael Cera (of Brampton) in town this month.
The movie, called an A24 comedy horror Dream scenariowas scheduled to film in the Toronto area from Oct. 17 to Nov. 18, according to Ontario Creates.
Written and directed by Kristoffer Borgli, the plot for the movie is being kept under wraps, according to IMDb, but also includes Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live), Julianne Nicholson (August: Osage County), and Dylan Baker (The good woman).
Burlington residents saw a film set appear at the Russell Williams Family Restaurant in Aldershot in November.
“Hi!!! They are shooting a movie in the restaurant next door,” one person wrote on Twitter, posting photos from the shoot at the Plains Road East diner.
Hi!!! They are shooting a movie in the restaurant next door! I also have a nice balcony seat for all the action! Wonder if it’s a Christmas movie or something? pic.twitter.com/d2NgNHv4lu
— Mark Fulton (@FenderGuy69) November 8, 2022
While the poster wasn’t sure about the movie, another person said it was the Nicholas Cage movie.
“He filmed in the 2nd booth behind the money and in one of the large curved booths,” the poster wrote.
Another Twitter post mentioned film crews in Burlington going by the name of “Osler Diary,” which is said to be the cover name for Dream scenario. The name of the manufacturing company listed for Dream scenario is Osler Media Inc., according to Ontario Creates.
— Jane Addiction (@revcopuss) November 8, 2022
The production was also reportedly filming at a home on North Shore Boulevard.
Cage was seen outside a movie theater in Toronto during filming for it dream scenario, People magazine reported this earlier this month. He wore a short beard and appears to be partially bald.
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