Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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START: OVERBOARD Role Reversal With Anna Faris as Single Mom Starts Filming in Vancouver

Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s back, she’s happy with her [...]

START: The Lost Wife of Robert Durst With Katharine McPhee & Daniel Gillies Starts Filming in Vancouver

What happened to Kathie Durst who disappeared in 1982? Did her husband murder her? Popular HBO docu-series The Jinx examined Robert Durst’s role in her disappearance. The heir to a New York real estate empire is accused of killing her. Now Lifetime is making a TV movie The Lost Wife of Robert Durst focusing on the [...]

DC WOMEN: SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Lynda Carter & Teri Hatcher Promote WONDER WOMAN Movie

Deadline: Hollywood video. Nice boots — Rhea. Thanks. I got them from a friend. — Kara Danvers. DC Women support DC Women. Supergirl promoted the upcoming Wonder Woman movie on last night’s season 2 finale to the tune of These Boots Are Made For Walkin’. It opens on Supergirl’s signature red boots walking into the [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL Vs Superman (Melissa Benoit Vs Tyler Hoechlin) on Tonight’s Season 2 Finale

The CW images. Supergirl vs. Superman. Melissa Benoist, Tyler Hoechlin and stunt doubles filmed this epic fight overnight last month in Vancouver’s Robson Square. Why are the cousins fighting? Blame Queen Rhea. It turns out that Superman thinks he’s fighting General Zodd. “Luckily I’ve had a little bit of practice with fighting in the nights [...]

NEXT: LUCIFER (Tom Ellis) Vs Maze (Lesley-Ann Brandt) in “Very Bloody Fight” on Season 2’s Penultimate Episode

Sympathy For The Goddess When the man who had the final piece of the Flaming Sword is murdered and the piece goes missing, Lucifer’s Mom, the Goddess of all Creation (Tricia Helfer), joins Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German) and Lucifer (Tom Ellis) on the case to track down the killer. Lucifer’s penultimate episode of season 2 [...]

START: Stephen & Robbie Amell’s CODE 8 Starts Filming in Toronto At Beginning of June

Update: Start of production delayed until June 1st. Cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell are making a movie in Toronto at the end of the month. We are making a movie. — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) May 19, 2017 Code 8 is set in a world where 4% of population has supernatural powers. These “specials” are [...]

IN THEATRES: EVERYTHING EVERYTHING With Amandla Stenberg in Theatres Today

Allergic to the world. Maddy (Amandla Stenberg) has a rare disease called SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) which makes her bascially allergic to everything. She hasn’t left the house in 17 years until she falls in love with Olly (Nick Robinson), the boy who moves next door. Adapted from Nicola Yoon’s novel, Everything Everything filmed in [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles To Go Animated With Scooby-Doo & Gang

Supernatural stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles showed up at the CW Upfront today to promote a season 13 team up between monster hunters Sam and Dean Winchester and the Scooby Doo gang in the “fully animated world of Scooby-Doo”. Can’t wait. Here are Jared & Jensen (J2) on stage with an animated preview. Image [...]

CW UPFRONT: RIVERDALE Moves to Wednesdays at 8 This Fall & ARROW to Thursdays at 9 After SUPERNATURAL

The CW Upfront in New York. Riverdale: The CW promoted Riverdale to a new time slot this Fall on The CW — Wednesdays at 8. And it looks like a full season of 22 to 23 episodes for Archie and the gang. Season 2 starts filming next month in metro Vancouver  on June 22nd. Riverdale tweet [...]

FINALE: THE FLASH Season 3 Finale With Grant Gustin x 2 as The Flash & Savitar

The Finish Line. With nothing left to lose, Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) takes on Savitar (Gustin) in an epic battle. The Flash The Flash season 3 finale next Tuesday at 8 p.m. on The CW. [...]

GOING SOUTH: VR Drama REVERIE With Sarah Shahi To Film in Los Angeles not Vancouver

Update: Reverie will film series in Los Angeles not Vancouver. If you could live your dream …  why would you ever wake up? NBC picked up VR drama pilot Reverie with Sarah Shahi and Dennis Haysbert to series, which like the pilot is expected to film in Vancouver, per Production Weekly. If you could live [...]