Movie set looks like Vancouver was hit by an earthquake

There were “numerous waterfalls, falling debris and scenes of people running” out of the buildings.

Locals shared videos and photos of a huge film set that transformed a few city blocks from Vancouver to San Francisco in the late 1980s when a major earthquake struck the city.

quantum leap is a reboot of a show that aired from 1989 to 1993. “The new version takes place 30 years after Dr. Sam Beckett entered the Quantum Leap accelerator and disappeared”, according to Variety.

Production company GEP Quantum Inc shared a notification letter to residents stating that filming was to take place in the 400/300 blocks of Granville Street on March 26-27.

The letter noted that the scenes would be those of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. There were “numerous waterfalls, falling debris and scenes of people running” out of the buildings.

The company also filmed a simulated car accident and several sales stalls collapsed.

Filming is set to take place at the One Under Lounge at 476 Granville St. from 1-9 p.m. on Monday, March 28.

A New Westminster resident shared several photos and videos from the set, which includes shots of many actors.

In a video, Canadian director and actress Helen Shaver discusses an upcoming scene with actor Raymond J Lee.

The local man also shared several images from the set to make it look like he had just been hit by the catastrophic earthquake.

The 1989 San Francisco earthquake caused “63 deaths, nearly 3,800 injuries and approximately $6 billion in property damage”, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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