Category Archives: Wayward Pines

GOODBYE: Vancouver Lost Some Big Movies & TV Series in 2016-17 – MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE, LUCIFER, TIMELESS

Big-budget movies: Maze Runner: The Death Cure moved production from Cache Creek, BC  to South Africa. Cast: Dylan O’Brien. Godzilla chose to film its sequel King of the Monsters in Atlanta not Vancouver. Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga and Kyle Chandler.   Series: Aftermath – cancelled by Syfy/Space. Cast: Anne Heche, James Tupper. Bates Motel – wrapped filming [...]

LEO AWARDS: Nominations for MOTIVE & Kristin Lehman, VAN HELSING & Christopher Heyerdahl, ARROW’s Emily Bett Rickards

Best of produced-in-BC film and television. Leo Awards ceremonies: May 27th, June 3rd and 4th at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency. Nominations: Best Dramatic Series Bates Motel Beyond Ice Motive Rogue   Best Lead Performance Christopher Heyerdahl, Hell on Wheels. Christopher Heyerdahl, Van Helsing. Adrian Holmes, 19-2. Jonathan Scarfe, Van Helsing. Tom Stevens, Wayward Pines.   Best [...]

PREMIERE: WAYWARD PINES Season 2 With Jason Patric Premieres Tonight on FOX & Around the World

Entertainment Weekly image. International sci-fi hit Wayward Pines premieres its second season tonight on FOX and around the world. Will it be as successful as the first? It depends. Was production smart to replicate the plot of a man waking up in this strange little Idaho town and slowly discovering that he is some two [...]

SHOOT: WAYWARD PINES Season 2 Films Megan Fisher (Hope Davis) in Vancouver’s Andy Livingstone Park

Wayward Pines Academy principal Megan Fisher and brainwasher of the First Generation scares me. International sci-fi hit Wayward Pines shot a season two flashback of Megan Fisher  (Hope Davis) meeting with Seattle Secret Service boss Adam Hassler (Tim Griffin) in Vancouver’s Andy Livingstone Park today. Megan Fisher survived the season one finale but is confined [...]

SHOOT: WAYWARD PINES Founder Dr. David Pilcher (Toby Jones) at Vancouver’s Brix Restaurant For Season 2

Wayward Pines founder Dr. David Pilcher (Toby Jones)  in Yaletown today. International sci-fi hit Wayward Pines is shooting season 2 scenes in Yaletown’s Brix Restaurant this afternoon and evening. It’s likely a flashback to the origins of this strange little Idaho town since Dr. David Pilcher did not survive season one. Unfortunately the First Generation [...]

START: WAYWARD PINES Season 2 With Carla Gugino, Jason Patric, Djimon Hounson, Josh Helman Began Filming This Week in Vancouver

International sci-fi hit Wayward Pines began shooting its second season on Tuesday, March 1st, in metro Vancouver. We write it, they shoot it. Season Two of #WaywardPines is happening. @WaywardPinesFOX @Davidpetrarca — Wayward Writers (@WPWritersRoom) March 2, 2016 A lot happened in between. Over 10 episodes last summer, we learned that the town was [...]

SATURN AWARDS: Vancouver’s CONTINUUM & Vancouver-Shot THE X-FILES Get 3 Saturn Nominations Each

Update: Continuum won Best Sci-Fi TV series. The Flash won Best Superhero series. The Winchester brothers themselves — Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki — presented Supernatural creator Eric Kripke with the Dan Curtis Legacy Award. And Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist won the Breakthrough Performance Award. Every year the Saturn Awards delivers in recognizing genre shows and [...]

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 [...]

CASTING: Jason Patric Cast as New Lead in WAYWARD PINES Season 2 Filming in Vancouver

Update: Wayward Pines is building a new town set on the CMPP Studios back lot in south Burnaby. Someone from Group C is going to wake up in Wayward Pines in season 2 after more than 2,000 years of suspended animation.  Jason Patric is cast as surgeon  Dr. Theo Redline who finds himself in a [...]

SEASON 2: Summer Hit WAYWARD PINES to Film Second Season in Metro Vancouver This Spring

Update: Wayward Pines is building a new town on the “Watchmen” set in south Burnaby. FOX’s international summer hit Wayward Pines will film a second season in metro Vancouver, likely without Matt Dillon whose character Ethan died in the season finale and without showrunner Chad Hodge or the Agassiz set (torn down before what was [...]

SET: Dr. Jenkins (Toby Jones) Walks Through WAYWARD PINES As a Disaster Zone for Last Night’s Opening Scene

In last night’s opening scene, Dr. Jenkins (Toby  Jones) walks through his creation Wayward Pines looking like a disaster zone. Wayward Pines crew shot this in late February 2014 on its block-long Agassiz town set covered in leaves, branches and other debris and with cars on fire using flame and smoke effects plus  a car-crash [...]