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: Chris Hemsworth Arrives in Vancouver To Film Noir Thriller BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE

A moustached and bearded Chris Hemsworth has been spotted in Vancouver. He’s here to film Drew Goddard’s noir thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. I saw Chris Hemsworth at coal harbour this morning! What’s he doing here? @WhatsFilming @yvrshoots — Pantea (@ActuallyPJ) March 7, 2018 Update: And he went to the Canada Sevens rugby [...]

BIG MOVIE: Milo Ventimigilia To Film THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN in Vancouver This Spring

Updated: How will Milo Ventimigilia spend his hiatus from This is Us? Officially wrapped #ThisIsUs season 2. Hope y’all enjoy the last few eps. Already can’t wait to get back for season 3. MV — Milo Ventimiglia (@MiloVentimiglia) February 24, 2018 He’ll be in Vancouver part of the time shooting a new movie called [...]

NEXT: Iris West-Allen (Candice Patton) Suits Up as a Speedster on THE FLASH Next Tuesday

I lost my speed — Barry Allen. Uh guys, I think I found it [as her hand vibrates] — Iris West Allen. How does Iris West Allen (Candice Patton) become a speedster? A new bus-meta human dubbed Melting Pot (Leonardo Nam) swaps her DNA with her husband Barry (Grant Gustin)’s on a March 13th episode [...]

NEXT: RIVERDALE Weekend in the Woods With Varchie (Veronica & Archie) & Bughead (Betty & Jughead)

The Core Four at a Cabin in the Woods. When Hiram Lodge suggests that Veronica (Camille Mendes) and Archie (KJ Apa) head up to their lake house for the weekend, Veronica decides to invite Betty (Lili Reimer) and Jughead (Cole Sprouse) to join them — in the hot tub. Determined to uncover Hiram’s plans for [...]

TRAILER: LOST IN SPACE with Toby Stephens, Molly Parker & Parker Posey Will Stream April 13th on Netflix

Danger, Will Robinson. — The Robot. Thirty years in the future, the Robinson family head out into space on the Jupiter to establish a new colony, but are unexpectedly pulled off course forcing them to crash land on a lost planet. Lost in Space is a Netflix remake of the classic 1960s series with Toby Stephens [...]

TONIGHT: Despicable Dowager Liv (Rose McIver) and a Game of Clue on iZOMBIE

What are you doing back there? — Clive. Waiting for you to stop staring at me like the dumbest goat on the mountain — Drive! — Dowager Liv. Whose brains did Liv eat now? Seattle Old Money? Zombie Liv (Rose McIver) solves murders by eating the brains of the victims, taking on their personalities and [...]

LOCATION: SUPERGIRL Filmed in Nickelback’s $9-Million Mansion in Abbotsford This Week

Whose mansion is this? Supergirl fans are really hoping this is a Luthor mansion — specifically Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath)’s. It’s definitely a nice location, if you can get it. This is Nickelback’s frontman Chad Kroeger’s mansion in Abbotsford, listed at $9 million. The grounds include a barn. #Supergirl filming in Nickelback’s former $9-million mansion [...]

FINAL SEASON: Jennifer Morrison “Trying to Make it Work” to Return for ONCE UPON A TIME Series Finale

I’m trying to make it work. — Jennifer Morrison. Jennifer Morrison aka Emma Swan said she hoped to return for the Once Upon a Time series finale, in answer to a fan’s question at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle on Friday. Once Upon a Time’s 2-part series finale starts filming in Vancouver later this [...]

SEASON 2: RIVERDALE’s Jughead (Cole Sprouse)& FP (Skeet Ulrich), Archie (KJ Apa),Toni (Vanessa Morgan) & More in Ladner

Another Riverdale Rumble. This time in Ladner as the creepy fun all-American small town. Who was there? Jughead & FP Jones, Toni Topaz & other Southside Serpents. Archie & Reggie. And 100+ local fans. Riverdale is in the throws of a Mayoral election now that the Lodges forced Mayor McCoy to step down. Jughead (@colesprouse) [...]

NEW SERIES: Cloverdale to Regularly Play THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA’s Town of Greendale

Sabrina’s Greendale may look a lot like Cloverdale, B.C. Watch for the dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming there later this March. Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina plans to use a few filming locations in Cloverdale two or three times a month until the end of the year. Greendale. Such as [...]

BIG MOVIE: TRIPLE FRONTIER With Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund Expected to Film in Hawaii/Vancouver This Spring?

UPDATE: Ben Affleck back in & Mark Wahlberg out. And Triple Frontier is back to splitting production between Hawaii and Colombia. No Vancouver shoot. Big-budget movie Triple Frontier is looking to split production between Hawaii and Vancouver this Spring? What’s Triple Frontier about? “La Triple Frontera” — the notorious border zone between Paraguay, Argentina and [...]