Syncopy and Legendary Pictures shot Man of Steel in Vancouver and contributed and estimated $100 million of it’s budgets to the city and her inhabitants. But faster than a speeding bullet, the same two studios are taking the Man of … Continue reading

Batman Vs. Superman Abandons Vancouver For Toronto

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Syncopy and Legendary Pictures shot Man of Steel in Vancouver and contributed and estimated $100 million of it’s budgets to the city and her inhabitants. But faster than a speeding bullet, the same two studios are taking the Man of Steel 2/Batman Vs. Superman sequel across the Great White North to Toronto where it’ll be cheaper to film.

The local VanCityBuzz laments: “To date, Premier Christy Clark and the re-elected B.C. Liberals have refused to increase the province’s film credits to a competitive level against those found in Ontario, Louisiana, and even Quebec.”

Quebec, where X-Men Days Of Future Past is set up. Louisiana where Fantastic Four is now set up after also abandoning an estimated $100 million for Vancouver.

Now it’s time for Vancouver to provide stern warnings to states like North Carolina where local politicians have unsuccessfully been trying to strip film incentives from the state.

 

  • Hephaestus1

    Well I’m sure the pale dark environment will only be a benefit to the director.

  • Peter James

    Toronto is a graveyard for Comic book movies.

    To wit:-

    Fantastic Four,
    Incredible Hulk,

    (I think Daredevil was also filmed there. Can’t be sure)

  • Redbull Werewolf

    Toronto could pass as Metropolis but I can’t see it standing in for gotham

  • KJ

    I love this news, my hometown.

    Most of Fantastic 4 was shot in Vancouver, but a little in Toronto. As for Daredevil, no footage was shot in Toronto. The Incredible Hulk was shot here and I enjoyed it a lot.

    But fear not the original X-Men film was shot here, so not all is bad.

  • genesisdevice

    To Hell with Vancouver…they’ve had no problems at all taking work from the states due to tax credits. Now they’re whining about it when it happens to them? Simpletons.

  • john

    and it wont have to, its man of steel 2 with batman in it. There wont be a need for gotham this time around.