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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TEASER: DEADPOOL 2 Teaser – No Good Deed – With Ryan Reynolds in LOGAN Screenings

Deadpool 2 teaser trailer ahead of Logan screening. No Good Deed. Wade Wilson sees a mugging in progress. Spotting a telephone booth opposite a theatre screening Logan he runs to change into his suit like Superman. We see his bare butt pressed up against the glass as he struggles to get into the suit. When [...]

GOING SOUTH: LUCIFER With Tom Ellis To Move Production From Vancouver to Los Angeles in Season 3

What if the Devil decided to quit …. and moved to the City of Angels. Lucifer — with Tom Ellis as the charming Devil — is leaving Vancouver and moving production to the City of Angels full-time in season 3, reports Deadline Hollywood. Why? Likely because the California Film Commission is about to approve it for tax credits [...]

TEASER: Netflix’s OKJA. Partly Filmed in Vancouver.

From director Bong Joon Ho, Okja is about Mija, who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja. Filmed in South Korea, New York City and Vancouver. Okja streams June 28th on Netflix. [...]

DIRECTING: Amanda Tapping Directs SUPERNATURAL’s Angel Castiel (Misha Collins) in New Westminster

Amanda Tapping on left. Amanda Tapping is directing “the Boys” this week. This is not her first time meeting Castiel (Misha Collins), who she bossed around as high-ranking angel Naomi in season 8, but this is her first time directing him. For episode 19 of season 12. Yup, 12. Loved my first day on @cw_spn! [...]

SHOOT: Shane Black’s THE PREDATOR Turns North Vancouver’s Grouse Inn Into Biker Gang Hangout For Alfie Allen

Update: Augusto Aguilera joins cast. Sons of Anarchy ride again? Nope. It’s the new movie The Predator which turned North Vancouver’s Grouse Inn into the Hum Dinger Motel tonight, a biker gang hangout. I watched some of the action past security standing in a line with umbrellas to block traffic and everyone’s view of the [...]

SHOOT: LUCIFER’s Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside) & Chloe (Lauren German) in Downtown Vancouver

Was that Lucifer’s brother Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside) who was shot today on set in downtown Vancouver? I have no context for this. Later Chloe Decker (Lauren German) shows up in an LAPD beat cop’s uniform to process the scene. Why isn’t she a detective? Flashback or something else? Rehearsal. Amenadiel (D.B. Woodhouse) and attacker. #Lucifer [...]

TV PILOTS: Taye Diggs to Star in ABC’s End-of-Days pilot DOOMSDAY Filming in Vancouver This March.

Taye Diggs (Enpire) is coming to Vancouver to film ABC’s end-of-daya pilot Doomsday. He will play Dr. Davis, the youngest-ever head of FEMA disaster prevention who was recruited to  the Doomsday Project when the think tank was formed after 9/11 and tasked with coming up with and figuring out how to stop possible terrorist plots and [...]

TV PILOTS: Rachelle Lefevre & Jack Davenport to Star in ABC pilot Doomsday Filming in Vancouver This March

Rachelle Lefevre. Under the Dome image. Rachelle Lefevre is the Deputy Director of Homeland Security in charge of a reassemled Doomsday team in the ABC pilot Doomsday filming in Vancouver this March. In this drama, the secret think tank is formed after 9/11 and tasked with coming up with and figuring out how to stop [...]

TV PILOTS: Jeremy Piven to Star in CBS Tech Pilot WISDOM OF THE CROWD Filming in Vancouver This March

Jeremy Piven (Entourage’s cutthroat agent Ari Gold) is coming to Vancouver to play a Silicon Valley Tech innovator. CBS drama pilot Wisdom of the Crowd from former The Good Wife writer Ted Humphrey is about Jeffrey Tanner (Jeremy Piven) who creates a crowd-sourcing hub to solve his daughter’s murder and revolutionizes crime solving in San [...]

PREMIERE: LGBT Rights Series WHEN WE RISE With Rosie O’Donnell Cameo Premieres Tonight on ABC

Who knew that was Rosie O’Donnell in the centre of  that When We Rise women’s rights rally filmed in Vancouver’s Victory Square last Spring?. ABC LGBT mini-series When We Rise staged the 1970s San Francisco rally that devolved into a riot, organized by Roma Guy (Emily Skeggs) and her wife, Diane (Fiona Dourif)  co-founders of [...]

TV PILOTS: Freddie Highmore To Star in David Shore’s ABC Pilot THE GOOD DOCTOR Filming in Vancouver

Freddie Highmore, it’s like you never left. Highmore, who just wrapped five seasons of playing Psycho killer Norman Bates on Bates Motel, is coming back to metro Vancouver next month to star in ABC pilot The Good Doctor. The American adaption of a popular south Korean series is  produced by David Shore (House creator) and Daniel [...]