The real city locations where The Boys series is filmed

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The Boys brings a very different and darker approach to the world of superheroes, compared to Marvel and DC's universes. As if they were the corrupted counterpart of the Avengers, a selected team of top superheros -The Seven- is controlled by a corporation that manages their services as a business, looking for profit and fame. A group of misfits with no powers called The Boys will try to expose and stop them.

The show is based on the comic of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the cast is lead by Jack Quaid (Hughie Campbell), Karl Urban (Billy Butcher), Antony Starr (John/Homelander), Erin Moriarty (Annie/Starlight) and Tomer Kapon (Frenchie).

The Boys is set in New York (as we can see from many of the establishing shots of the city), but it was mainly filmed in Toronto. These are the spoiler-free filming locations that we've found so far from this awesome web television series:

Where is The Boys filmed?

Seven Tower location
The powerful Vought International headquarters is actually the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto's entertainment district, that has been digitally altered and extended to become the Seven Tower.
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Where was The Boys filmed
Hughie's electronics store in Brooklyn is located at 871 O'Connor Dr in East York (Toronto).
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Restaurant location Etobicoke
In episode 2, the guys take Translucent to a restaurant located at 1045 The Queensway in Etobicoke.
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The Boys film location
In episode 3, the scene where Homelander and Queen Maeve intervene to stop the sniper was shot at the Royal Bank Plaza in Wellington St W. Image courtesy of Amazon and Google Maps


shooting location stadium
A-Train's race with Shockwave takes place at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field stadium.
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where is the boys filmed
In episode 4 there is a scene that starts in Baldwin St in Kensington Market. Then the boys find the Triad hideout in a Chinese grocery store that is actually in Chinatown - the Kai Wei Supermarket at 253 Spadina Ave.
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The Boys drehort
The nails salon where Kimiko/The Female meets and old friend is a real nails salon located at 605 College St.
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Dónde se rodó The Boys
Later on, in the same episode, the boys are looking for Kimiko in the Central Parkway Mall in Mississauga. The scene continues in the Lower Bay Station of Toronto. Image courtesy of Amazon - Mall Map - Subway Map


Vought building NYC
The funeral service for the victims of the hijacked plane in episode 5 was filmed at the zinc-clad pavillion of the waterfront park Sherbourne Common. Image courtesy of Amazon and Google Maps


The boys shooting locations
The Streetville Gas Station where The Deep is attacked in episode 6 is located at 57 Queen Street North in Mississauga. Image courtesy of Amazon and Google Maps


The boys mansion
The mansion where Homelander visits doctor Jonah Vogelbaum in episode 7 was shot at Parkwood Estate in Oshawa. Image courtesy of Amazon - Map


Motel film location Toronto
The New Plaza Motel from the last episode is the same used in a couple of episodes of American Gods (4584 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, Toronto). Image courtesy of Amazon and Google Maps


Cathedral Church of St James filming
The church where Hughie and Annie met in the episode 8 is the The Cathedral Church of St. James in old Toronto. Image courtesy of Amazon and Jeff Hitchcock - Map


Black glass house
The black glass house in the woods is the Fallsview Residence, located above the intersection of Tew’s Falls and Webster’s falls on the Bruce Trail in Hamilton.

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  1. anyone know the real location of the glass house in the woods (s01,episode 8. around -14m mark) ?

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    1. Think this is a house on the Bruce Trail in Hamilton near the beginning of it. Near Tew’s Falls and Dundas Peak.

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  2. The Deep lobster scene looks like Mcewans in Shoppes @ DonMills

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  3. The scene where they’re in the train station is all shot in central parkway mall in Mississauga

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  4. The subway scene is filmed in Lower Bay station.

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  5. Missed lots of easy locations. "French" Resturant is next to queensway

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    1. This scene was shot out of an old restaurant next to the Queensway Cineplex.

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  6. The scene where Homelander visits the original creator of Vought (the doctor) is filmed at the Parkwood Estate in Oshawa.

    https://www.parkwoodestate.com/

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  7. Episode 4 the Chinese supermarket looks like it's Kai Wei Supermarket at 253 Spadina Ave. Check out the pics on Google Maps of the outside and the interior.

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  8. Many thanks to you all for your help finding the missing locations of the series! :)

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