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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FINAL SEASON: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Detective Rogers (Colin O’Donoghue) Chases a Perp

Who wants an Detective Rogers spinoff? No thanks, but I’ll take a Deputy Killian Jones spinoff–with Sheriff Swan, too, please.😊 — Buttercup ❄️⛄️ (@ButtercupPB) February 7, 2018 Now that ABC has cancelled Once Upon a Time, Colin O’Donoghue likely will be leaving Vancouver — his home away from home  — when season 7 wraps. [...]

BIG MOVIE: Deadpool, Meet Cable in DEADPOOL 2 Trailer with Ryan Reynolds & Josh Brolin

DEADPOOL, MEET CABLE Josh Brolin as Cable in downtown Vancouver last summer. Screenshots. DMC Mutant Transfer Train. Related: Cable (Josh Brolin & Stunt Double) Jumps on top of DMC Mutant Transfer Train. Stunt double. More fun downtown at Thurlow & West Georgia. Deadpool action figure, meet Cable action figure. Honestly, I want a whole movie [...]

THE END: Fairy Tales Series ONCE UPON A TIME Will Get Its Happily Ever After in Season Seven

Once Upon a Time will come to an end with season 7. From showrunners Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis. In many ways Once Upon a Time got its series finale in season 6 with Emma Swan’s wedding to Killian “Hook” Jones. Season 7 is an extra, with some familiar characters in some unfamiliar roles. Adult [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH (Grant Gustin) is Back in His Red Suit in Vancouver for Kevin Smith’s THE FLASH Episode

The Flash is back. We knew he would be. But not when. Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash. Who’s wearing the meta-human cuffs? #TheFlash is back. At the Vancouver Art Gallery in an upcoming Kevin Smith-directed episode. — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) February 5, 2018 Filming of @CW_TheFlash in #Vancouver today. Near the Art Gallery. Only [...]

BIG MOVIE: SKYSCRAPER Trailer With Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Debuted During SuperBowl

Courage has no limits. @TheRock stars in #SkyscraperMovie, in theaters this July. Watch the trailer now. — Skyscraper (@skyscrapermovie) February 5, 2018 Courage has no limits. Skyscraper debuted a trailer today during SuperBowl with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson doing one of those impossible feats: leaping from a crane towards the burning tower where his [...]

BIG MOVIE: Canadian Michelle MacLaren Will Direct Comic Adaption COWBOY NINJA VIKING With Chris Pratt in Vancouver

Yeah female directors! Yeah Vancouver! Canadian Michelle MacLaren will direct the next big comic adaption Cowboy Ninja Viking with Chris Pratt in Vancouver. Michelle MacLaren instagram. She’s a big time TV director with a cinematic style and credits ranging from Game of Thrones, Westworld, The Walking Dead to The X-Files. And she grew up in [...]

TV MOVIE: Rob Lowe Coming to Vancouver to Direct & Star in Lifetime’s THE BAD SEED Later This Month

Rob Lowe will do double duty on a reimagining of the cult horror film The Bad Seed. Lowe will direct and star as the father who must stop his seemingly perfect daughter Emma from hurting people. Written by Barbara Marshall and produced by the Wolper Organization, Lifetime’s Bad Seed is expected to film in Vancouver [...]

NEW SERIES: RIVERDALE Spinoff SABRINA With Kiernan Shipka as Teen Witch Confirmed for March Start in Vancouver

The Riverdale family expands with a new series. Look for a dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming in Vancouver in mid-March. Kiernan Shipka is Sabrina Spellman. Welcome to the @SabrinaHorror family, Keirnan Shipka! Fair warning, It’s gonna get weird AF. — Robert Hack (@Robert_Hack) January 6, 2018 The Mad Men alumnus [...]

RESHOOTS: THE PREDATOR With Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn Returns to Vancouver For Reshoots in March

Sterling K. Brown, Trevante Rhodes, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, director Shane Black, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key. The Predator is returning to metro Vancouver in March for reshoots. Shane Black (Iron Man 3) co-wrote and directed the new  Predator installment  that gets back to the roots of the franchise. He should know how it all began. He [...]

BIG MOVIE: SKYSCRAPER Teaser with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Debut During Superbowl

You’ve built the tallest, most advanced building in the world but you’ve brought with it every single safety and security challenge I can think of. Not only have you brought them all indoors but you’ve trapped them 344 floors in the air. — Will Ford (The Rock). How tall is the Rock’s Skyscraper? The Pearl [...]

IT HAPPENED: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Met William

Dana Scully finally met William, the son she gave up for adoption so many years ago, on tonight’s episode. The 17-year-old, whose adoptive name is Jackson, figures in an X-File which brings agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) to his town. William seemingly dies in an attack that kills his adoptive [...]