A scene in the trailer for the new Netflix series “Virgin River” was filmed in Agassiz. (Netflix screengrab)

A scene in the trailer for the new Netflix series “Virgin River” was filmed in Agassiz. (Netflix screengrab)

Netflix confirms new ‘Virgin River’ series filmed in Agassiz

Filming for the romance drama took place on Pioneer Avenue last spring

The trailer for the new “Virgin River” Netflix series features a familiar streetscape for residents of Agassiz.

About a third of the way into the trailer for the romance drama, which premiered on Dec. 6, there is an establishing shot of a town street and a sign that says Virgin River.

In reality, a Netflix spokesperson has confirmed, the street in the background of the shot is Pioneer Avenue.

The spokesperson could not confirm the exact date the filming was done, but they did say it was sometime last spring.

According to IMDb, other filming locations for the series included areas in and around Vancouver.

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Based on the “Virgin River” novels by Robyn Carr, the series follows Melinda Monroe, played by Alexandra Breckenridge, as she sells her house in Los Angeles and quits her job, and moves to Virgin River for a fresh start from her painful past. There, she meets Jack Sheridan, played by Martin Henderson, an ex-Marine commander who moved to the tiny town in search of a peaceful life.

The first season consists of 10 episodes and, according to IMDb, a second season is already in the works.



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“Virgin River’s” Jack Sheridan, played by Martin Henderson and Melinda Monroe, played by Alexandra Breckenridge. (Netlflix screengrab)

“Virgin River’s” Jack Sheridan, played by Martin Henderson and Melinda Monroe, played by Alexandra Breckenridge. (Netlflix screengrab)