Category Archives: USA Network Series

SET SALE: USA Network Cancels RUSH with Tom Ellis as Renegade Doctor

Tom Ellis was well-cast as the freelance physician who drove around L.A. in a vintage Mercedes, making house calls to the wealthy and debauched in exchange for big wads of cash and discretion about damaged penises and beat-up girlfriends. The hard-partying doctor couldn’t be too judgmental about his sleazy clients. For every step forward, this bad [...]

SHOOT: RUSH Season Finale with Tom Ellis & Mercedes in South False Creek

Update: Rush picks up a diamond ring for Sarah in this scene. When You’re The Best Doctor Money Can Buy. You Need To Make Sure You Don’t Sell Your Soul. What’s the first thing you notice about Tom Ellis on set as Los Angeles “medical fixer” Dr. William Rush? How tall and lean the Welsh [...]

NEW SERIES: USA Network Series RUSH with Tom Ellis Expected to Start Filming May 21st

When You’re The Best Doctor Money Can Buy. You Need To Make Sure You Don’t Sell Your Soul. The new USA Network series Rush about a freelance physician who’s a “medical fixer” for the wealthy and debauched of Los Angeles returns to Vancouver in May to shoot its first season, after filming its pilot here [...]

SHOOT: KING & MAXWELL’s Jon Tenney Dupes a Bad Guy

King & Maxwell filmed a big scene in Chinatown yesterday of secret-service-agent-turned-private-investigator Sean King (Jon Tenney) driving north on Taylor Street when a “bad guy” in a truck speeds out of Shanghai Alley and rams him.  I dropped by in the afternoon when crew shot King (Jon Tenney) rolling out of the front seat and [...]

SHOOT: Rebecca Romijn of KING & MAXWELL at Stanley Park Pavilion

King & Maxwell crew turned the Stanley Park Pavilion into the Leavitt Inn, the site of an attempted assassination at a Washington D.C. press conference. Today was the day for all the exterior scenes including one on the other side of former secret service agent Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn) coming around the side of a [...]

SHOOT: KING & MAXWELL’s Rebecca Romijn Apprehends a Suspect Near CIBC Tower

King & Maxwell is about Washington, D.C. secret-service-agents-turned-private investigators Sean King (Jon Tenney) and Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn of The X-Men fame), based on the David Baldacci books. It debuted Monday night on TNT while King & Maxwell was shooting  scenes in downtown Vancouver. This one took place in a laneway near the CIBC tower. [...]

SHOOT: Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn Film KING & MAXWELL Outside Terminal City Club – Updated

King & Maxwell debuts on TNT tonight. And today’s shoot in downtown Vancouver couldn’t have been more public or open. To transform the 800 block of  West Hastings into Washington, D.C., crew changed signage, parked yellow Dulle International Airport cabs outside the Terminal City Club and dotted both sidewalks with well-dressed backgrounders for scenes of [...]

SHOOT: Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn Film KING & MAXWELL Explosion Aftermath in Gastown

Secret service agents turned private investigators Sean King (Jon Tenney) and Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn) are the leads in the upcoming TNT series King & Maxwell, based on popular characters from best-selling author David Baldacci. In the episode filmed this week, the pair investigate an explosion at a Washington, D.C. eatery. One which impacts King [...]

SHOOT: Jon Tenney Films KING & MAXWELL Explosion in Gastown

Update: King & Maxwell bought footage of the SPFX explosion below. Glad a good blast won’t go to waste. Two years ago TV pilot Heavenly blew out the windows of Gastown’s Incendio restaurant in a controlled explosion. I hoped for a repeat performance today from upcoming TNT series King & Maxwell, but it was not [...]

SHOOT: Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn Film KING & MAXWELL 1×02 at Ivanhoe Hotel

Update: King & Maxwell 1×02 Second Chances aired June 17, 2013 on TNT. Upcoming TNT series King & Maxwell filmed in and around the Ivanhoe Hotel on Main Street last week with Sean King (Jon Tenney from The Closer) and Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn from The X-Men franchise)  arriving at a Washington, D.C. crime scene [...]

SHOOT: Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn Film KING & MAXWELL 1×02 at The Centre

Updated: King & Maxwell 1×02 Second Chances aired June 17, 2013 on TNT. New TNT series King & Maxwell began filming yesterday in Vancouver. I caught up with them setting up in an alley behind the Ovaltine Cafe in the downtown eastside for a scene of the former secret service agents turned private investigators Sean [...]