Tourists and film crew members milled about on Esplanade Avenue in Harrison during the filming of “Neverbrides.” “Solitary” will be filming in East Sector Park. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Tourists and film crew members milled about on Esplanade Avenue in Harrison during the filming of “Neverbrides.” “Solitary” will be filming in East Sector Park. (Adam Louis/Observer)

UPDATE: Harrison Husky gas station to close for one day for ‘Solitary’ Filming

Portions of East Sector Park closed until October 6

Film production crews have mobilized in Agassiz-Harrison once again.

Portions of East Sector Park and McCombs Drive in Harrison Hot Springs have been closed for filming preparation and safety until October 6.

According to recently posted notices, the Spirit Loop Trail and portions of McCombs Drive are being prepared for filming until October 2 (Friday), and filming will take place between Saturday, October 3 and Monday, October 5 with restoration work occurring the next day (Tuesday, October 6). Filming activity will include action along the Spirit Loop Trail as well as along McCombs. There will be brief intermittent traffic control along the road with traffic control and RCMP on site.

The Husky Gas Station on Hot Springs Road will also be closed all day for filming. Filming begins at 7 a.m. with preparation beginning at 5 a.m. Crews will be on site all day with cleanup to wrap up sometime around 10 p.m. According to the filming notice, the 15-hour day revolves around a very short action and dialogue sequence in which an actor arrives in a truck, enters the store, pays and leaves.

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According to CreativeBC, “Solitary” will be filming in the province until the end of October. IMDb says “Solitary” is a drama about a man in solitary confinement for seven years coming out into a world of self isolation.

Stars currently attached to the project are Barry Pepper (“The Lone Ranger”, “The Kennedys”) David Oyelowo (“Star Wars Rebels”, “Selma”) and Jimmie Fails (“The Last Black Man in San Francisco”, “Pieces of a Woman”).

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Jason Cloth is listed as executive producer. Cloth’s previous projects include “Joker” and the modern retelling of “Candyman” and “Child’s Play.” Nate Parker is the writer and director of “Solitary” with nine director credits to his name, including short film “#AmeriCan” and “The Birth of a Nation.”

Questions can be directed to Windor Productions B.C. at 604-395-1131 or by emailing solitaryoffice@gmail.com.

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