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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LEGEND: Carrie Fisher, The Iconic Princess Leia of Star Wars, Dies at Age 60

Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han (Harrison Ford) in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “She was Princess Leia to the world but a special friend to all of us. We will miss her dearly.” -Kathleen Kennedy — Star Wars (@starwars) December 27, 2016 Star Wars audition. Carrie Fisher's Star Wars audition RIP badass lady [...]

TEASER: Has Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy) Returned To ARROW? Who Are You?

That’s not our Laurel — Felicity. Finally. It’s about time someone figured it out. — Not our Laurel. At the end of the mid-season finale, Oliver Queen found what appeared to be a resurrected Laurel Lance in the Arrow Cave. “Is Laurel really alive?” Stephen Amell asked in his post-midseason finale Facebook Live. “People don’t [...]

TEASER: Is Rip Hunter the Turncoat? LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Returns on New Night in January

Legion of Doom. — Nate. We’re not calling them that. — Sara. When Legends of Tomorrow returns in the new year, the “Legion of Doom” — Damien Darhk, Reverse Flash and Malcolm Merlyn — will capture Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill). Does he end up working with them? Is Rip Hunter the “turncoat” in the upcoming [...]

STREAMING: Canadian Sci-Fi TRAVELERS With Eric McCormack on Netflix

Showcase and Netflix’s 12-episode new series Travelers starring Eric McCormack from writer/producer Brad Wright (Stargate SG1) is about people from the distant future who can project their consciousness back in time and into some unsuspecting person just before their recorded death. Not only do they take over the body, they assume the life using digital [...]

TRAILER: RIVERDALE With KJ Apa as Archie, Cole Sprouse as Jughead, Lili Reinhart as Betty & Camila Mendes as Veronica

Welcome to a town where everything is perfect. But nothing is as it seems. Riverdale subverts the wholesome image of the Archie Comics small town, showing its seedy underbelly. Archie Andrews (K.J. Apa) returns to school a red-haired hunk, “Justin Gingerlake”, after a summer affair with a Riverdale music teacher. Archie has changed from a [...]

TEASER: Iris West Must Not Die When THE FLASH Returns in New Year

Believe me, all Barry is thinking about right now is saving Iris. — Grant Gustin (@grantgust) December 9, 2016 Iris West must not die. Even Jon Stewart says so. Was told #JonStewart stopped into @The_SecretStash yesterday to request that Iris never die on @CW_TheFlash! JStew is a #Flash watcher!!! — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) December 8, 2016 In [...]

TEASER: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) On Planet With Red Sun In New Year

  Here’s the first spot for the episode of @TheCWSupergirl I was lucky enough to direct, #SupergirlLives! And, yes – that is a RED SUN, son! — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) December 21, 2016 In the new year, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) lands on a planet with a red sun. Is this part of the Rao system? [...]

SEASON FINALE: AFTERMATH Series With Anne Heche & James Tupper. Filmed in Langley, BC.

Did all the Copelands survive the season finale of Aftermath? It doesn’t look like it. In the thirteen-episode Canadian sci-fi thriller series Aftermath, the Copeland family — Dad Joshua (James Tupper), Mom Karen (Anne Heche), daughters Brianna (Taylor Hickson) and Dana (Julie Sarah Stone) and son Matt (Levi Meaden) — try to survive a biblical-style [...]

SEASON 2: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE With Alexa Davalos, Luke Kleintank & Rufus Sewell. Filmed in Vancouver.

Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle imagines an alternate reality circa 1962 where the Japanese and Germans won World War II and divided the United States into three regions — the west coast as the Japanese Pacific States, the Rockies as a neutral zone and the east coast [...]

TEASER: BLADE RUNNER 2049 With Ryan Gosling & Harrison Ford

I had your job once. I was good at it. — Rick Deckard. Things were simpler then. — K. Thirty years after Blade Runner, a new blade runner — Los Angeles police officer K (Ryan Gosling) — unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery [...]

START: VAN HELSING Season 2 With Kelly Overton Starts Filming Early February in Vancouver

Humanity’s last hope — Vanessa Van Helsing — returns for a second season of filming in Vancouver this Winter. The first season of Van Helsing opened with a mysterious woman (Kelly Overton)  in a coma guarded by a marine named Axel in an empty Seattle hospital. Van Helsing at former Canada Post Building in downtown [...]