TV movie about ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ to be shot in Jason Priestley’s hometown

The stars of 'Beverly Hills, 90210', pictured in an undated publicity photo.
The stars of 'Beverly Hills, 90210', pictured in an undated publicity photo. Fox

TORONTO — A TV movie about the stars of Beverly Hills, 90210 will be shot next month in Vancouver.

According to Lifetime, The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story will focus on the first four seasons of the series, which ran from 1990 to 2000.

It will highlight “the drama between cast members and producers both on and off-set, including the series’ journey from several near-cancellations to its massive success and imprint in the cultural zeitgeist and lasting impression it has made on millions of people to this day.”

The movie will be directed by Vanessa Parise in B.C. from June 30 to July 15. No casting details have been made public.

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Vancouver is the hometown of Jason Priestley, who starred as Brandon Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210.

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Ontario-born actress Kathleen Robertson was on the show from 1994 to 1997.

Lifetime previously filmed The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story in Vancouver and last week wrapped production of The Unauthorized Full House Story in the city.

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