Christmas remains to be six months away, however Candace Cameron Bure is already getting within the vacation spirit. The Hallmark Channel star has returned to work in Canada, the place she is at the moment capturing new episodes of the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries for Hallmark Films & Mysteries. As soon as that’s achieved, she’ll begin work on her ninth Hallmark Christmas film, If I Solely Had Christmas.
Candace Cameron Bure is a vital employee in Canada
At present, the U.S.-Canada border is closed because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However Bure and different performers have acquired permission to journey to the nation as a result of they’re thought-about important employees, as she defined to Leisure Tonight. The movie trade in Vancouver employs 700,000 individuals and contributes $three billion to the financial system, with 200 people engaged on the Aurora Teagarden movie alone.
“I’m so grateful that we’re able to come up and work,” Bure mentioned in a video chat together with her A Christmas Detour costar Paul Greene she shared to Instagram. “And again, for people who are wondering, we know the border is closed. But in British Columbia, the film industry is up and running. They have so many productions up here. And without their lead actors, they can’t work on these films,” she defined. “So that’s why they are giving us the work visas to come up here … it’s all government-approved. Don’t come at us!”
Cameron Bure quarantined with Marilu Henner
After Cameron Bure arrived in Canada, she was topic to a compulsory two-week quarantine earlier than she may begin working. She’s been holed up with Marilu Henner, her on-screen mother within the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries. On the Fourth of July, the Fuller Home star shared a video of the pair singing a patriotic tune they composed whereas in lockdown.
Throughout her chat with Greene, Cameron Bure defined that whereas working she’d usually journey between Canada and her dwelling in Southern California, the place her household lives. However due to the pandemic, she plans to remain within the nation till she’s achieved filming.
“After I finish the Aurora Teagarden movie, then I’m going straight into the Christmas movie,” she defined.
Hallmark stars shall be staying protected on set
As Cameron Bure defined to ET, packing for an prolonged keep in Canada was fairly difficult. Apprehensive that she wouldn’t be capable of get her favourite snacks whereas in quarantine, she determined to carry some provides simply in case.
“The amount of luggage that I’m bringing is actually ridiculous,” she mentioned. “I have to bring everything with me, I can’t go out. I can’t even go to the grocery store, like, nothing. I have a whole suitcase that’s just food, which sounds crazy!”
As soon as she’s on set, issues will look somewhat completely different, with new methods of working designed to maintain everybody protected. “There are definitely new protocols we have to follow,” she mentioned. “The shooting schedules are taking longer. Because people can’t all be in the same room together, so the process will just take longer.”
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