Where Has JLo Been Filming Netflix Thriller THE MOTHER? In Snowy Smithers, BC.
Jennifer Lopez aka JLo has wrapped filming Netflix thriller The Mother in snowy Smithers, B.C. and is back home in the U.S. for Thanksgiving.
She’s been doing snowmobiling sequences in her role as a retired assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter she gave up for adoption years earlier.
It’s my last day here shooting on The Mother out in Smithers in the snow, it’s been beautfiul, but tonight I’m on my way home, I’m so excited for thanksgiving, — JLo on Instagram last night.
The Terrace Standard reports The Mother’s stunt crew has been filming snowmobile sequences in locations from the Opal Mine (between 10 and 11 kilometre markers on McDonell Lake Road), to Microwave Ridge (off the Telkwa River Forest Road) to The Prairie (atop Hudson Bay Mountain).
The Mother follows a deadly assassin (Jennifer Lopez) who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter (Lucy Paez) she gave up for adoption years ago. With the help of an FBI agent (Omari Hardwick), they go on the run from dangerous criminals (Joseph Fiennes and Gael Garcia Bernal) from her violent past.
Jennifer Lopez and Lucy Paez filming in Smithers, B.C.
Filming dates: September 30th to January 28th 2022
Director: Niki Caro (Mulan).
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Joseph Fiennes, Gael Garcia Bernal, Omari Hardwick, Paul Raci, Lucy Paez.
Writers: Misha Green (Lovecraft County), Andrea Berloff.
Producers: Jennifer Lopez; Nuyorican Productions’ Elaine Goldsmith Thomas; Vertigo Entertainment’s Benny Medina, Roy Lee & Miri Yoon; Misha Green, Catherine Hagedorn, Courtney Baxter.
On October 31st, The Mother moved production from Vancouver to Smithers.
Before that, The Mother spent a month filming in and around Vancouver with Jennifer Lopez spotted on set with a sniper rifle at an Easy Park parkade in Downtown Vancouver.
Producer Elaine Goldsmith Thomas’s Instagram stories: