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Pinewood Toronto Studios is the main filming location for Star Trek: Discovery, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [1] Set construction was originally scheduled for July 2016 with filming on the first season taking place between September 2016 and March 2017; [2] however, this later became late January 2017 to early October 2017. [3] Filming for the second season took place between April 2018 and December 2018. The production uses eight of the facility's stages. [4]

The facility was known as Filmport until June 2009, when the studio signed a comprehensive sales and marketing agreement with the British company The Pinewood Studios Group. It consists of twelve sound stages, a jumbo stage, and three back lots. [5]

The facility previously housed the sets for productions such as It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006, with Robert Joy), the reality tv show Battle of the Blades (2009-2013), The Listener (2009-2014), The Thing (2011), Prometheus (2012), Cosmopolis (2012), Total Recall (2012, with John Cho), The Best Man Holiday (2013), Mama (2013), Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Carrie (2013), Pacific Rim (2013, with Idris Elba, Ron Perlman, Clifton Collins, Jr., and Brad William Henke), Debug (2014), RoboCop (2014), Wolves (2014, with Stephen McHattie and John Pyper-Ferguson), Pixels (2015), Poltergeist (2015), the television series Beauty and the Beast (2012-2016), and Spotlight (2015).

More recent projects include Suicide Squad (2016), The Strain (2014-2016, with Robin Atkin Downes), Good Witch (2015-2017), Orphan Black (2013-2017), XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017), and It (2017). [6]

The Star Trek Stage

The cast and crew of Star Trek: Discovery standing outside "The Star Trek Stage"

In 2024, Pinewood announced that they were officially naming one of their sound stages "The Star Trek Stage". [7]


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