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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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. Sign code: FLDRMS. ABC Pilot The Hypnotist’s Love [...]

BIG MOVIE: Seth Rogen Presents R-Rated GOOD BOYS Trailer With Jacob Tremblay

Good Boys. Vancouver’s own Jacob Tremblay is going R-rated in the Superbad-style comedy Good Boys. Trailer: Just because you make a movie, doesn’t mean you’re old enough to see it. Please enjoy the red band trailer for #GoodBoysmovie. — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 11, 2019 Good morning, I am not allowed to watch this [...]

CASTING: Juliet Rylance Stars in ABC Pilot THE HYPNOTIST’S LOVE STORY Filming in Vancouver This March

ABC Pilot The Hypnotist’s Love Story. Juliet Rylance will star as the hypnotist in ABC pilot The Hypnotist’s Love Story in Vancouver this March. Filming dates: March 10th – 27th. The pilot is adapted from the bestselling book by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty. What’s it about: after a string of failed romances, hypnotist [...]

NEXT: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Cas Visit Charming Acres Next Week on Peace of Mind. Played by Cloverdale.

Supernatural Season 14. Sam and Castiel visit Charming Acres on next week’s Supernatural 14×15, with the picturesque little town played by Cloverdale as well as New Westminster. Sam and Castiel follow a case to a picturesque little town in Arkansas, only to find out nothing is as idyllic as it appears to be. Dean and [...]

THE END: ARROW With Stephen Amell Will End This Fall With a Final Run of 10 Episodes

Arrow Final Season. Updated: I think it’s been a good run. It’s no Supernatural but it’s been a good run. — Stephen Amell. Arrow will come to an end this Fall. Stephen Amell made the announcement this afternoon. Playing Oliver Queen has been the greatest professional experience of my life… but you can’t be a [...]

CASTING: Sarah Drew to Star in CBS Pilot REPUBLIC OF SARAH Filming in Vancouver This March

CBS Pilot The Republic of Sarah. A small New Hampshire town declares itself an independent nation under a young Mayor. Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy) will star as Mayor Sarah Cooper in CBS pilot The Republic of Sarah. Grey’s Anatomy image. Filming dates: March 11th to March 26th. Cast: Sarah Drew, Carlos Leal, Jonathan Slavin, Kirsten Nelson, [...]

NEW SERIES: Freeform’s MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM With Taylor Hickson to Film in Vancouver This Spring

Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1. Updated with teaser. Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem — about an alternate America’s witch military — is expected to film in Vancouver this Spring. Filming dates: April 22nd to August 16th. The new series follows young witches — Taylor Hickson, Jessica Sutton and Amalia Holm — from basic training to combat magic in [...]

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 [...]