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: Amazon’s UPLOAD Series With Robbie Amell Starts Filming in Vancouver

Upload Season 1. Robbie Amell’s new Amazon Prime series Upload starts filming today in Vancouver. Filming dates: March 5th to May 10th. Upload is set in the future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife. When Nathan (Robbie Amell) meets his early death, he is greeted by Nora (Andy [...]

SEASON 2: In Tonight’s THE GOOD DOCTOR Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) Walks Out into the Rain

The Good Doctor Season 2. Why did Dr, Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) look so sad walking out of St. Bonaventure hospital into the rain? Related: The Goods Doctor’s Freddie Highmore Does Take After Take in Fake Rain in Surrey. Now we know that he lost his job after a confrontation with the new Chief of [...]

BIG MOVIE: New Look At Speedy Hero SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Filmed in British Columbia

Sonic A Whole New Speed of Hero. Sonic in the movie is a more muscular version of the Sega game’s blue hedgehog. Online reaction was pretty negative to an animated movie poster with the human proportions. Related: First Look at Animated Sonic the Hedgehog in Movie Poster Sonic the Hedgehog movie trolled its fans right [...]

SET: BATWOMAN Staging Gotham City Gala at the Vancouver Art Gallery This Week

Batwoman Pilot. Updated photos. How bad is Gotham City? A red carpet Gotham City gala will take place behind a barbed wire fence later this week to keep out the shanty town around it. Batwoman crew puts barbed wire on top of a chain link fence at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Through the security gates we’ll [...]

TRIBUTE: BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 & RIVERDALE’s Luke Perry Dies at 52

Luke Perry. Molly Ringwald and Luke Perry on Riverdale set in Fort Langley. Luke Perry died today — much too soon — at age 52. He made his mark and then some. As Beverly Hills, 90210’s Dylan McKay and Riverdale’s Fred Andrews. Riverdale shut down production in Vancouver (for two days). Riverdale producers/writers. Luke Perry… [...]

NEW MOVIE: LITTLE FISH With Olivia Cooke Filming in Vancouver This March

Little Fish Olivia Cooke, Bates Motel image. A couple fights to hold their relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their love and courtship. Filming dates: March 11th to April 12th. Cast: Olivia Cooke, Jack O’Connell, Soko, Raul Castillo. Director: Chad Hartigan. Mattson Tomlin’s The Black List [...]

TV PILOT: CW Pilot BATWOMAN With Ruby Rose & Dougray Scott Underway in Vancouver

Batwoman Pilot. Updated. World’s Finest — Batwoman to Supergirl. We met Gotham City’s other caped crusader Kate Kane/Batwoman in the Arrowverse crossover Elseworlds last December. Now we get her origin story in a big CW pilot filming in Vancouver. Films: March 4th to 25th (with limited exteriors in Chicago). Armed with a passion for social [...]

TV PILOTS: BATWOMAN, THE LOST BOYS, NANCY DREW Among 10 Pilots Filming in Vancouver This March – UPDATED

TV Pilots In Order of Start Dates. Updated as new information becomes available. CW Pilot Batwoman Films: March 4th to 25th. Cast: Ruby Rose. Dougray Scott, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Nicole Kang, Elizabeth Anweis. Kate Kane/Batwoman origin story. Predates the Crossover Elseworlds. Writer/Producer: Caroline Dries. Director: Marcos Siega. ABC Pilot The Hypnotist’s Love Story. Films: March 10th [...]

NEW SERIES: Syfy’s RESIDENT ALIEN With Alan Tudyk To Film in Vancouver This Summer

Resident Alien Season 1. Are human beings worth saving? Harry (Alan Tudyk) is a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a doctor in the Colorado small town of Patience. Adapted from the Dark Horse Comics by Chris Sheridan, Syfy’s new series Resident Alien is expected to film in Vancouver this summer. The pilot filmed [...]

CASTING: Gender-Switched Frog Sisters on CW Pilot THE LOST BOYS

CW Pilot The Lost Boys. The Frog Brothers are gender-switched Frog Sisters in the CW pilot The Lost Boys, filming in Vancouver this March. Jamison Bret Newlander and Corey Feldman were the two vampire-hunting Frog Brothers in the original movie. Cheyenne Haynes and Haley Tau are cast as the Frog Sisters, Liza and Cassie, in the [...]

CASTING: Eve Harlow Cast in FOX’s A.I. Pilot neXT in Vancouver This March

Fox Pilot neXT Updated. Eve Harlow from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is cast in Fox’s A.I .thriller pilot neXT filming in Vancouver this Spring. Films: March 26th to April 11th. Cast: John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade, Jason Butler, Harner, Eve Harlow, Aaron Moten, Gerardo Celasco and Michael Mosley. Brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO, Paul Leblanc  joins a [...]