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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BIG MOVIE: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG With Jim Carrey & James Marsden Starts Filming in Vancouver

Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog starts filming today in Vancouver. The Sonic movie (working title Casino Night) has a major shoot planned for Ladysmith later on. Related: Sonic the Hedgehog Plans  $7-Million Shoot in Ladysmith this September. Filming dates: July 30th to September 26th. What’s it about? Sonic the Hedgehog and his pals [...]

RENEWED: ALTERED CARBON Gets Season 2 With Anthony Mackie as Interstellar Warrior’s New Body

In the 25th century, humans are digitized and can be downloaded into different bodies, making death almost obsolete. Takeshi Kovacs has a new sleeve in Altered Carbon season 2. Anthony Mackie (Falcon in Marvel’s The Avengers mega-franchise) takes over from Joel Kinnaman. Netflix renewed its hard R-rated sci-fi series Altered Carbon for a second season [...]

START: CHARMED Season 1 Pushed Two Weeks to Mid-August Start of Filming in Vancouver

Charmed Season 1. Update: Charmed pushed from end of July to mid-August start. Filming from: August 13th to December 21st Sundays at 9 p.m. on The CW. Premieres October 14th. Cast: Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Rupert Evans, Ser’Darius Blain. What’s it about: After the tragic death of their mother Marisol, three sisters in a [...]

NEW MOVIE: Lars Klevberg Reboot of Cult Horror Film CHILD’S PLAY To Shoot in Vancouver This Fall

Child’s Play Is Chucky coming back as a robot? Norwegian filmmaker Lars Klevberg is set to remake the 1980s cult horror film Child’s Play (working title The Kaslan Project) in Vancouver this Fall. Filming dates: September 10th – October 19th. What’s it about? 12-year-old Andy and his ragtag group of friends face off against a [...]

RESHOOTS: Two More Days of THE PREDATOR Additional Photography in Vancouver

Predator on Predator. More reshoots: July 28th-29th. The Predator panel at San Diego Comic Con revealed a much larger Predator attacking a normal-sized Predator. What’s going on? Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock image. The Hunt has evolved with stronger, smarter and deadlier alien hunters. The Predator trailer: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, [...]

SEASON 2: SIREN Season 2 With Eline Powell as the Mermaid Starts Filming in Vancouver

Siren Season 2 Filming from: July 26th to March 15th, 2019. We’re back. #SirenSeason2 has begun production. Video via @ElinePowell. — Siren (@SirenTV) July 26, 2018 Cast: Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen. Finding mermaids was just the beginning. #SirenSeason2 is coming to @FreeformTV in 2019. #Siren #FreeformUpfront — Siren (@SirenTV) May [...]

BIG BUDGET: Part of CALL OF THE WILD With Harrison Ford Will Film in B.C. This Summer

Call of the Wild The latest big-budget adaption of Jack London’s novel about the Klondike gold rush of the 1890s stars Harrison Ford as prospector Jack Thornton. Almost all of it will be filmed in California except for three days in British Columbia late this August. Vancouver Filming Dates: August 22nd to 24th. Cast: Harrison [...]

SEASON ONE: A MILLION LITTLE THINGS With David Guintoli & Grace Park Starts Filming in Vancouver

A Million Little Things season 1 Filming from: July 24th to December 12th. First take with new addition Grace Park. Here we go…Season 1, Take 1. 🎥#AMillionLittleThings — A Million Little Things (@1MLittleThings) July 24, 2018 Cast: David Guintoli, James Roday, Romany Malco, Grace Park, Allison Miller, Christina Moses, Christina Ocho, Stephanie Szostak and Ron [...]

SEASON 4: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE With Alexa Davolos and Rufus Sewell Starts Filming this September

The Man in the High Castle Season 4 Amazon officially renewed The Man in the High Castle for season 4. Filming Dates: September 17th to February 28th, 2019. Cast: Alexa Davolos, Rufus Sewell, Joel de la Fuente, Luke Kleintank, Stephen Root, Rupert Evans, Jason O’Mara, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Chelah Horsdal. Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, The Man in [...]

BIG MOVIE: SuperBad-Style GOOD BOYS With Jacob Tremblay Starts Filming in Vancouver

Vancouver’s own Jacob Tremblay is going R-rated in the Superbad-style comedy Good Boys which starts filming today. Filming dates: July 23rd to September 11th. Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Midori Francis, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon. It’s a coming-of-age story with Tremblay as the leader of a gang of 12-year-old boys who skip school for a [...]

COMIC CON: RIVERDALE Season 3 Teaser With Archie and the Gang in the Jalopy

After the worst summer ever, I want us to have a great, normal Labor Day weekend. — Archie Andrews. Archie Andrews was arrested in the season 2 finale, framed by Hiram Lodge for a murder he didn’t commit. Evil lurks in this town. #Riverdale returns Wednesday, October 10 on The CW. Stream for free on [...]