Maid Netflix is an American comedy drama limited series created by Molly Smith Metzler that is inspired by NY times best selling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land. The story moves around the struggles of a single mother named Alex who grapples with poverty, homelessness, and bureaucracy to raise her little daughter. It highlights the hardships and loneliness of a woman in an indifferent world who barely manage to survive. This also shows the poverty in America of old time. The filming locations has been beautifully placed in the film, let’s find out the places where was the miniseries filmed?
Where was Maid Netflix filmed?
Maid was filmed at the location of Greater Victoria inside British Columbia, Canada. Filming for the Netflix miniseries began on 28 Sep 2020 and completed in 9 April 2021 covering almost 7 months. The beginning part of the series was filmed around the Colwood city and then crew moved to Langford. Various locations were used at the Lagoon Road, Belmont Road, Ocean Boulevard, and Patricia Bay Highway. The 10 episode series follows a variety of locations in each episode inside British Columbia.
Some indoor scenes were also filmed in the district of Saanich inside Gordon Head Recreation Centre. Moreover, Ten Mile Point was also featured in the Netflix limited series along with Vancouver’s beautiful landscape. Some notable locations are Sidney Pier, the Swartz Bay Ferry terminal, and the Great Canadian Dollar Store.
Margaret Qualley is casting in the role of Alex as the main protagonist of the mini TV series. Her credits include in Acting for a Cause(Juliet), Fosse(Ann), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood(Pussycat), The Vanishing of Sydney Hall(Alexandra), etc.
Nick Robinson is playing the role of Alex’s husband, Sean Boyd in Maid Netflix. His credits include in Jurassic World(Zach), Boardwalk Empire(Rowland Smith), The Kings of Summer(Joe), etc.
Billy Burke as Hank, Alex’s estranged father in Maid Netflix. His credits include in Twilight(Charlie Swan), Red Riding Hood(Cesaire), 9-1-1: Lone Star(Billy Tyson), Primitive(Anubis), Major Crimes(Philip Stroh), FBI(Rowan), etc.
Andie MacDowell as Alex’s mother Paula. She is also the real life mother of Margaret Qualley. Her credits include in Mr. Mayor(Andie MacDowell), No Man’s Land(Monica), Wireless(Elaine), The Dress Up Gang(Andie), Four Weddings and a Funeral(Mrs Howard), Cedar Cove(Olivia Lockhart), etc.
Other cast members include in Maid Netflix are:
- Rylea Nevaeh Whittet as Maddy Boyd
- Tracy Vilar as Yolanda
- Anika Noni Rose as Regina
- Xavier De Guzman as Ethan
- Raymond Ablack as Nate
- BJ Harrison as Denise