New Ontario Backlot Rises From Amazon’s ‘Reacher’ Set

It was decided to have the production of Skydance Television

Move to a farm near Toronto where a replica of a rural Georgia town was constructed to scale

Which allowed full control of the production

For many years, Hollywood has turned to Ontario for productions of Anytown, USA

It might surprise fans of Amazon's Reacher that the first season of the crime thriller

Set in a fictional rural Georgia town called Margrave, was shot in an undeveloped cornfield in Pickering, Ontario

During the pandemic, the rural Georgia streetscape - consisting of 30 stores and shops

This was the safest option for the cast and crew, enabling us to complete our season without any shutdowns, Brown says