Category Archives: American Film

WORLD PREMIERE: COLOSSAL With Anne Hathaway Screens at TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival – Tonight

Godzilla mashed with Being John Malkovich? Colossal, with Anne Hathaway as a woman whose mental breakdown is strangely connected to a giant Lizard terrorizing Seoul, Korea, has its world premiere tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival. What’s it about? Gloria’s boyfriend (Dan Stevens) kicks out the unemployed party girl, forcing her to slink back [...]

NEW MOVIE: Jamie Dagg’s Thriller SWEET VIRGINIA With Jon Bernthal To Film Late This Summer in Vancouver

Revised: Vancouver filming dates updated. Jon Bernthal (Daredevil’s Punisher/The Walking Dead’s Shane) is cast as the motel proprietor with a dark past in Canadian director Jamie M. Dagg’s upcoming thriller Sweet Virginia, according to Deadline Hollywood. The Black List script is expected to start production this Saturday in metro Vancouver. Marvel’s Daredevil image. The Walking [...]

NEW MOVIE: THE NINTH PASSENGER With Jesse Metcalfe Starts Filming in Victoria & Vancouver

Hitchcockian thriller The Ninth Passenger — which will divide its time between Vancouver and Victoria — starts filming tomorrow. What’s it about? Eight college students partying on a biotech CEO’s luxury yacht find a ninth passenger aboard and everything goes wrong. Directed by Ian Pfaff, the film was originally set in Florida but shooting on [...]

NEW MOVIE: Taran Killam’s WHY WE’RE KILLING GUNTHER with Arnold Schwarzenegger To Film in Vancouver This Summer

Arnold Schwarzenegger. Celebrity Apprentice image. Updated with new filming dates. Taran Killam (Saturday Night Live)’s comedy Why We’re Killing Gunther will  film in Vancouver this summer. Arnold Schwarzenegger is the world’s greatest hitman Gunther. Arrogant beyond belief, he becomes the target of a group of international assassins who decide to kill the big showoff. But [...]

SHOOT: Mark Palansky’s REMEMORY With Peter Dinklage Filming in Gastown Today

The widow of a professor discovers one of his inventions is able to record and play a person’s memory. Mark Palansky’s indie film Rememory with Peter Dinklage is filming in Gastown today. At The Portside Pub and other locations. Portside Pub image. Production let me watch the scene below in Trounce Alley for a while [...]

THRILLER: A SCORCHED EARTH With Sean Bean To Film in Vancouver

Sean Bean as a bounty hunter in a post-environmental-collapse scorched Earth. Billions have died but the survivors have rudimentary laws. Count me in for this Mad Max-esque thriller. Bounty hunter Atticus Gage embarks on his biggest bounty hunt ever in the Badlands. Brad Turner directs A Scorched Earth based on a screenplay by Bobby Mort [...]

SHOOT: Giancarlo Esposito’s THIS IS YOUR DEATH With Josh Duhamel & Sarah Wayne Callies at CBC Vancouver

Breaking Bad’s uber-villain Giancarlo Esposito is directing his first feature film — the  satirical drama This is Your Death — in Vancouver. It stars Josh Duhamel (Transformers) as the host of a reality show whose audience tunes in to watch the contestants die. Famke Janssen (X-Men) is his network boss who encourages the host to [...]

SHOOT: COLOSSAL With Anne Hathaway Films Godzilla-like Monster Terrorizing Koreans in Vancouver’s Harbour Green Park

Did you hear a crowd screaming in Coal Harbour last night? That was indie film Colossal with Anne Hathaway filming  a sequence of Koreans running in terror from a Godzilla-style monster attacking a Seoul subway station. Crew spent a couple of days setting up the prop subway station and scattering debris around Harbour Green Park [...]

SHOOT: Phil – A Tale of Flossing and Plumbing With Greg Kinnear & Emily Mortimer Filming in Gastown

That’s Greg Kinnear in Gastown today filming his directorial debut Phil: A Tale of Flossing and Plumbing.  Kinnear  (an Oscar nominee for As Good As it Gets) stars in the film as a dentist named Phil who pretends to be a Greek plumber after a patient dies in his dental chair. His plumber ruse gets [...]

SHOOT: Hitman Turned Hitwoman Thriller TOMBOY with Michelle Rodriguez & Sigourney Weaver at Ovaltine Cafe

Michelle Rodriguez is the hitman turned hitwoman in Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale filming in Vancouver. A rogue surgeon played by Sigourney Weaver (Alien franchise’s Ripley) gives the hit man an unasked-for gender reassignment from male to female assassin. Other cast includes Tony Shalhoub as a Californian psychiatrist; Anthony LaPaglia as a crook known as “Honest John”; [...]

SHOOT: COLOSSAL With Anne Hathaway Films at Victorian Home in Fort Langley

Godzilla mashed with Being John Malkovich? That’s Colossal with Anne Hathaway as a woman whose mental breakdown is strangely connected to a giant Lizard terrorizing [Seoul, Korea]. Is this wonderful Victorian house in Fort Langley the home that Gloria (Anne Hathaway)  returns to after losing her job and fiancé in New York? Once back she discovers [...]