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CASTING: KJ Apa is Archie on CW Pilot RIVERDALE Filming in Vancouver

Updated: Riverdale has found its Archie in newcomer RJ Apa, according to Deadline Hollywood. The surrealism of a comic-book small town. Showrunner Greg Berlanti and Archie Comics chief creative officer Robert Aguirre-Sacasa will subvert Riverdale’s wholesome image from the comics. In their live-action version, Archie and Jughead are estranged and Betty and Veronica are in [...]

CASTING: Resurrection is a Bitch. Kelly Overton Is Female VAN HELSING In Series Filming In Vancouver

True Blood image. Resurrection is a Bitch. Van Helsing has found its Vanessa Helsing in Kelly Overton (True Blood). The newly created character is the daughter of the vigilante vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, whom Bram Stroker originated in his 1897 novel Dracula. Resurrected five years into the future, Vanessa Helsing discovers that vampires rule [...]

CASTING: Abigail Spencer Cast as Female Lead in NBC’s Time-Travelling Pilot TIME Filming in Vancouver

Back to to the Future meets Mission: Impossible. NBC won the bidding war for Supernatural creator Erik Kripke and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan’s time-travel action-adventure pilot Time. What’s it about? An unlikely trio travel through time battling criminals to protect history as we know it. Abigail Spencer (Suits/Rectify) was cast today as brilliant history [...]

CASTING: Djimon Hounsou Cast on WAYWARD PINES Season 2 Currently Re-building its Town Set in South Burnaby

Updated: Who else will be making a home in Wayward Pines in season 2 after more than 2,000 years of suspended animation?  Dijon Hounsou is cast as town historian CJ Mitchum, according to Deadline Hollywood,  He joins Jason Patric cast as surgeon  Dr. Theo Redline, who finds himself in a battle between the townspeople and [...]

SHOOT: FIFTY SHADES DARKER Begins Filming Sequel With Dakota Johnson & Eric Johnson in Vancouver’s Gastown

E. L. James instagram. I wake with a start. Today, I win her back. — Christian Grey. Updated: Can Seattle-billionaire-with-singular-tastes Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) win back the-girl-who-said-No Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson)? Spoiler alert if you haven’t read Fifty Shades Darker or Fifty Shades Freed. He does — but not without incident. Filming has started at 11o [...]

EVENT: ONCE UPON A TIME To Celebrate 100th Episode With Cast & Crew Party in Steveston on February 20th

Updated: Party! Once Upon a Time is celebrating its 100th episode with a private party for cast and crew in Steveston this Saturday, February 20th. Red carpet with stars: 6:45 to 8 p.m. Private party in Gulf of Georgia Cannery: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The village of Steveston has played Storybrooke for almost five [...]

OSCARS: Four Vancouver Key Grips Awarded Technical Achievement Academy Award Last Night for Inflatable Green Screens

Green air walls surround crashed Enterprise set for Star Trek: Beyond on Vancouver’s Kent Hangar field last year. The film industry’s Bouncy Castle? That’s what one of the Vancouver key grips who invented it, jokingly calls their creation. But it’s much bigger than that. Last night David McIntosh, Steve Smith, Mike Branham and Mike Kirilenko [...]

SEASON 2: UnREAL With Shiri Appleby Filming Season 2 This Spring in Vancouver with Black Bachelor (B.J. Britt)

Welcome to the world of bad people making good TV. The first black Bachelor? It’s about to happen — but not on real-life ABC series The Bachelor. Former pro quarterback Darius Hill (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’s B. J. Britt) will be the first black Bachelor on the fictional dating show Everlasting within Lifetime’s UnReal — filming [...]

NEW SERIES: Hulu’s Los Angeles Psychics Drama SHUT EYE With Jeffrey Donovan Filming in Vancouver This Spring

From Extant creator Les Bohem, Hulu’s new dark dramedy Shut Eye about Los Angeles store front psychics will film in Vancouver this Spring. Failed magician and psychic conman Charlie Haverford (Burn Notice’s Jeffrey Donovan) runs a group of fortune tellers for a Romani organized crime syndicate headed by Fonzo (Anugus Sampson). A blow to Charlie’s [...]

TV PILOTS: NBC Comedy POWERLESS About Joe Schmoes Who Clean Up After Super Heroes Filming in Vancouver

Ever wondered what it would be like to clean up after Batman V Superman trashes a town? NBC comedy pilot Powerless is a workplace comedy set in the DC Comics universe about Joe Schmoes at an insurance company who dream of their own super powers while they mop up after super heroes and villains. From [...]

CASTING: FIFTY SHADES DARKER Casts Bella Heathcote as Christian Grey’s Former Submissive Leila Williams

Please welcome Bella Heathcote as Leila Williams in #FiftyShadesDarker. https://t.co/9QTejNNrQB pic.twitter.com/Y4DPG8scFQ — Fifty Shades of Grey (@FiftyShades) February 5, 2016 Fifty Shades Darker cast Bella Heathcote (Pride & Prejudice + Zombies) as Christian Grey’s former submissive Leila Williams. Lovely and lethal. The mentally-disturbed Leila breaks into Ana Steele (Dakota Johnson)’s apartment and threatens her with [...]