Category Archives: Bates Motel

SHOOT: Uh-oh Norman. White Pine Bay Officers Turn BATES MOTEL In Aldergrove Into Crime Scene — Again

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Uh-oh Norman. White Pine Bay law enforcement is digging up bodies today at Bates Motel. And across the street in the woods. How many bodies are there? As a boy, Norman unknowingly killed his father Sam, who was abusing his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga). As a teen, Norman in his Mother personna killed his teacher [...]

PREMIERE: BATES MOTEL Final Season With Freddie Highmore & Vera Farmiga Premieres February 20th on A&E


What have you done to Mother, Norman? Norman Bates’s descent into madness is complete in this teaser for Bates Motel fifth and final season. In last season’s penultimate episode Forever, Norman (Freddie Highmore) killed his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) in what he thought would be permanent carbon-monoxide-induced sleep for both. But he unexpectedly survived. In [...]



Holiday Filming Hiatus 2016 in Vancouver:   The Mountain Between Us Filming Hiatus: December 20th to January 3rd.   Altered Carbon Filming Hiatus: December 14th to January 24th.   Arrow Filming Hiatus: December 17th to January 3rd.   Bates Motel Filming Hiatus: December 17th to January 3rd.   DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Filming Hiatus: December 17th [...]

Pop Star Rihanna’s In Vancouver For Her Turn as Marion Crane on BATES MOTEL Final Season


Revised and Updated. Pop star Rihanna is in town for her turn as the Bates Motel version of Marion Crane. In Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1960 film Psycho, Crane checks into Norman Bates’s motel and is killed by Norman-as-Mother in the shower. You can see the shower in the Instagram photo Rihanna shared on the weekend. Psycho’s [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL’s Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) in Fort Langley at Village Hardware Set


What is Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) doing in White Pine Bay’s Village Hardware? This regular set in Fort Langley plays a key role in the final season. Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga)’s vintage Mercedes is parked across the street but she won’t be driving it. Norma died last season but lives on as “Mother” in Norman’s [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Final Season with Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) & Mother (Vera Farmiga) in Horseshoe Bay


The iconic #Mercedes from@InsideBates Motel filming in @HorseshoeBayBC today @yvrshoots — Horseshoe Bay, BC (@HorseshoeBayBC) September 29, 2016 Bates Motel filmed in Horseshoe Bay yesterday as White Pine Bay in the Olive & Anchor restuarant (where Nomero shared a meal). Who was there? Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and Mother (Vera Farmiga), the version of [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Final Season’s Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) in Fort Langley as White Pine Bay


I FINALLY got to meet Norman #freddiehighmore after 4 seasons, and worth the wait😃 @yvrshoots @WhatsFilming @InsideBates 💜 #BatesMotel — ChefB (@chefbk11) September 27, 2016 Norman Bates away from the house with his dead mother in it and the motel? Bates Motel began filming its fifth and final season on September 16th in metro [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Final Season Night Shoot at House/Motel Set in Aldergrove


Bates Motel final season had a night shoot at its motel/house set in Aldergrove tonight, with rain towers that looked like a War of the Worlds alien looming above the Bates Motel sign. Starting off in the motel office. #batesmotel getting ready for a rain scene on set. @WhatsFilming @yvrshoots — G∞ (@GurpreetSXO) September 21, [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Final Season’s First Day at Motel & House Set in Aldergrove


Updated: Bates Motel began filming on its iconic Bates Motel and House set in Aldergrove today for the first time in its final season. Production assistants allowed me to park briefly and one escorted me down the road to take a few photos while they were setting up at the Bates Motel office.  Two fans [...]

SET: Security Fences Down at BATES MOTEL Set in Aldergrove. Which Room Will Rihanna Check Into?


The security fences are down in Aldergrove as Bates Motel prepares to start filming its fifth and final season in metro Vancouver this month. After the show wraps early next year, this iconic Bates House and Motel set will be torn down. Mother-and-son Norma (Vera Farmiga) and Norman (Freddie Highmore) Bates in happier times. Last [...]

FINAL SEASON: BATES MOTEL With Vera Farmiga & Freddie Highmore Films its Fifth & Final Season in Vancouver This Fall

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Bates Motel films its fifth and final season in metro Vancouver this Fall. After it wraps early next year, the iconic Bates House and Motel set in Aldergrove will be torn down. Mother-and-son Norma (Vera Farmiga) and Norman (Freddie Highmore) Bates in happier times. Last season in the penultimate episode Forever, Norman killed his mother [...]