SHOOT: ABC’s DOOMSDAY Pilot Films in Downtown Vancouver

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ABC’s end-of-days pilot Doomsday turned downtown Vancouver into a disaster zone this weekend, What’s it about? The Doomsday Project is a think tank formed after 9/11 and tasked with coming up with and figuring out how to stop possible terrorist plots and other doomsday disasters. Years after the program is shut down, the team reunites to [...]

CSA: MOTIVE’s Kristin Lehman & Louis Ferreira Up for Lead Performances & BLOOD AND WATER for Best Drama at CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

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Update: Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany and 19-2’s Adrian Holmes win for Best Lead Performances. Orphan Black wins for Best Drama series. Tonight is the Canadian Screen Awards televised gala hosted by Howie Mandel. It’s mostly a Toronto affair but Kristin Lehman and Louis Ferreira are up for their lead performances in the now-finished Vancouver whydunit [...]

SHOOT: ALTERED CARBON’s Joel Kinnaman & Martha Higareda Outside in Downtown Vancouver

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In the 25th century, humans are digitized and can be downloaded into different bodies, making death almost obsolete. Altered Carbon went outside today in the rain. The Netflix 10-episode adaption of Richard Morgan’s cyberpunk book usually does interiors in Surrey’s Skydance Studios and downtown Vancouver’s former Canada Post Building. Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad) stars as Takeshi [...]

SHOOT: THE FLASH’s Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes & Tom Felton at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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Barry is running. Cisco is vibing. It’s Fraturday night in downtown Vancouver and the Flash has costumed super heroes doing stunts on the plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Barry (Grant Gustin) is in costume as the Flash running toward the camera. And Cisco (Carlos Valdes) is vibing toward the camera. No real stunts yet [...]

SXSW TV: PRISON BREAK 5’s Escape Games, Premiere Screening and Q&A at SXSW in Austin

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Can you break out like Michael and Linc at Austin’s South by Southwest? Prison Break — which ran from 2004 to 2009 on FOX — is a series about brothers Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) and Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) who take turns breaking each other out of prison. In the 9-episode revival filmed in Vancouver and [...]

SXSW FILM: THIS IS YOUR DEATH World Premiere With Giancarlo Esposito & COLOSSAL Screenings With Anne Hathaway

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This is Your Death World Premiere. Satirical drama This is Your Death is about a higher-stakes version of Survivor where audiences tune in to watch contestants die. Famke Janssen (X-Men) is the network boss who encourages host Adam Rogers (Josh Duhamel) to goose the ratings any way he can.  Director Giancarlo Esposito doubles as one of [...]

TV PILOTS: 6 Pilots – DOOMSDAY, REVERIE, THE TRUSTEE, THE CROSSING, WISDOM OF THE CROWD, THE GOOD DOCTOR – in Vancouver

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Doomsday Network: ABC’s end-of-days pilot. Filming: March 11th to 31st. About: The Doomsday Project is a think tank formed after 9/11 and tasked with coming up with and figuring out how to stop possible terrorist plots and other doomsday disasters. Years after the program is shut down, the team reunites to respond to a disaster straight [...]

SHOOT: THE FLASH’s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) In a Cemetery. This Can’t Be Good.

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Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) in a cemetery. This can’t be good. But at least he’s not dressed for a funeral. The Flash is in Vancouver’s Mountain View Cemetery today with Tom Cavanagh (Harrison/Harry/H.R. Wells) directing. It took me a while to figure out where set was and I left after fifteen minutes because …..spoilers. That’s [...]

NEXT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Moon Shot With Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) & Citizen Steel (Matthew MacCaull).

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Commander Steele and Rip Hunter. Houston, We Have a Problem. The Legends look for Nate’s grandfather Commander Steel (Matthew MacCaull) in 1965 New York, aka downtown Vancouver.  Where did he go?  They find him in 1970 at NASA Headquarters where Commander Steel has hidden the last fragment of the Spear of Destiny. Rip Hunter (Arthur [...]

NEXT: THE FLASH in the Speed Force With the Ghosts of Eddie Thawne, Leonard Snart & Ronnie Raymond

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  Into the Speed Force: Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) tries to rescue Wally West (Keiynan Lonsdale) from the Speed Force and meets Ghosts of His Past. Ever the hero Barry. — Eddie Thawne. Learning your lesson Barry. — Leonard Snart. Leave while you still can. — Ronnie Raymond. 🍡🎈@violettbeane @candicekp #TheFlashSeason3 pic.twitter.com/YHf60t5C6P — Rick Cosnett [...]

TV PILOTS: Meaghan Rath & Laverne Cox Cast as Cop & Con in ABC’s Female Buddy Pilot THE TRUSTEE

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Meaghan Rath. Banshee image. Female buddy cop comedy in Vancouver? ABC pilot The Trustee brings together narcotics detective Eliza Radley (Meaghan Rath) and her precinct’s trustee Amanda Jones (Laverne Cox) — a con completing her prison sentence by doing odd jobs and filing for the police — in an unlikely partnership. Transgender actress Laverne Cox. [...]