So much love! the cast of virgin river he’s used to drama on camera, but off screen the actors have a close bond and have a lot of fun filming his Netflix show.
Fans were introduced to midwife and nurse practitioner Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) in 2019 when he moved to the small town of Virgin River, California to renew his life.
Throughout Seasons 1-4, Mel discovers that the sleepy town she thought she was moving to is actually full of twists and turns. At the heart of the drama is his relationship with local bar owner Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson).
While the couple got engaged during season 4 of the show, which premiered in July 2022, their relationship has been anything but smooth. Mel’s pregnancy and the question of who is the father has been a sore point for the couple.
Hopefully, season 5 of the show, which began filming in the summer of 2022, will put an end to all the baby drama as the duo prepare to become parents. (Mel previously thought that her late husband, Mark, played by Daniel Gillies – could be the father.)
As fans await the next chapter of the drama series, they can take a look at the cast’s best behind-the-scenes moments. In fact, many of the show’s stars, including Henderson and Breckenridge, often post set footage dating back to season 1.
The bond of the cast has become more apparent as the seasons have continued and Ben Hollingsworthwho plays Dan Brady, couldn’t help but gush about his virgin river “family” in July 2022.
“That sense of community is what I think makes this show so great. It really feels like the small town where everyone supports each other,” said the under the olive tree said the actor cosmopolitan uk before the filming of season 5. “We are like this when we arrive on set. When we filmed season 4, we were still in the middle of the pandemic. We actually didn’t get to hang out on set as much as we’d like. We are so united that not even the pandemic could separate us.”
Jenny Cooperwho plays Joey Barnes, agreed with his co-star, but noted that the actors don’t always see each other much once they leave the Canadian filming location.
“We hung out there. The days are so long that they really know each other, ”he told the outlet. “Then when the day is done, we have to go back to our lives.”
Colin Lawrencefor her part, she revealed that some of the sweetest moments on set involve breaks to dance.
“When you work with Alex, she always likes to have a dance party,” said Lawrence, who plays John “Preacher” Middleton, of Breckenridge. “Between takes… you’ll hear this music and you’ll turn around and see Alex start dancing. We love to have a good time dancing.”
Scroll down to see some of the virgin river Best behind-the-scenes moments from the cast over the years: