Author Page For: Susan Gittins

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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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

TRAILER: Musical Crossover Duet with THE FLASH’s Grant Gustin & SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist as 1940s Nightclub Singers

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Updated with still photos. How do Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) end up in a musical? The Music Meister (fellow Glee alumnus Darren Criss) whammies Supergirl, putting her in a coma. Mon-El (Chris Wood) and Hank Henshaw (David Harewood) bring her to Earth 1 seeking Team Flash’s help. But the Music [...]

TRAILER: Who Called it? Teri Hatcher As Her Royal Highness on SUPERGIRL. And Chris Wood is the Prince of Daxam.

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Her Royal Highness (Teri Hatcher) made a grand entrance at the end of this week’s Supergirl. Which leads to an uncomfortable dinner on March 20th.. Their Royal Highnesses Rhea (Teri Hatcher) & Lar-Gand (Kevin Sorbo),  the Prince of Daxam (Chris Wood) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoist). Mon-El….Prince of Daxam. This changes everything — Supergirl. As if [...]

NEW MOVIE: OVERBOARD Role Reversal With Anna Faris as Single Mom To Film in Vancouver This May

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  Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kirk Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s back, she’s happy with [...]

SHOOT: Tom Cavanagh Directs THE FLASH, Mirror Master & Rosa Dillon in Trashed Downtown Vancouver Laneway

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Tom Cavanagh is directing the current episode of The Flash in an artfully trashed alley in downtown Vancouver today. On set he’s as enthusiastic about directing the show as his character H.R. Wells is about the S.T.A.R. Labs Museum or last week’s Friends Day. The scene: Mirror Master (Grey Damon) and his girlfriend Rosa Dillon [...]

NEXT: More CaptainCharming (Colin O’Donoghue & Josh Dallas) Bromance on ONCE UPON A TIME Next Sunday

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Update: Was so happy to have seen Hook ask Charming’s permission to propose to Emma. Until the big twist at the end of Murder Most Foul. Once Upon a Time cast Josh Dallas and  Colin O’Donoghue have entertained fans for years with their on-set bromance. Now that Hook is becoming part of the Charming family [...]

SPRING PREMIERE: Further Adventures of SwanQueen (Jennifer Morrison & Lana Parrilla) & New Robin Hood in ONCE UPON A TIME’s Wish Realm

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Where did we leave off on Once Upon a Time? With the adventures of SwanQueen in the Wish Realm. Lana Parrilla Instagram. Emma (Jennifer Morrison) and Regina (Lana Parrilla) are stranded after missing a portal back home to Storybrooke because Regina couldn’t bear to leave a new version of her lost love Robin Hood (Sean [...]

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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 [...]