Tag Archives: Alexander Street

SHOOT: FIFTY SHADES DARKER’s Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) & Ana Steele (Dakota Johnson) Walk in Vancouver’s Gastown

Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele back together again. Fifty Shades Darker filmed Ana (Dakota Johnson) coming out of her job at Seattle Independent Press (SIP) to meet Christian (Jamie Dornan) for a walk in the rain. He kisses her and later she gives him a present (a key chain that says Yes). Crew turned Vancouver’s [...]

LOCATION: FIFTY SHADES DARKER With Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson Filming Week 3 in Gastown

Update: Jamie Dornan on set Monday. And Fifty Shades denied permission for overnight shoot on Friday. Ready for another week of Fifty Shades Darker filming in Gastown? In the sequel, Seattle-billionaire-with-singular-tastes Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) tries to win back the-girl-who-said-No Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson). Production started Tuesday, February 16th at its Seattle Independent Press (SIP) set, [...]

SHOOT: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY’s Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) Runs Through Gastown

Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) ran through simulated rain . . . and fog in Gastown today filmed by a camera cart on Alexander Street. A dry and happy director Sam Taylor-Johnson has a laugh with trilogy author E. L. James on set. Fifty Shades of Grey is expected to head into studio now for the remainder of its stay here in [...]

WEEK: September 16-22, 2013

Sunday, September 22nd – Bates Motel‘s Vera Farmiga among Best Actress nominees at the Emmy awards. [Update: Claire Danes won for Homeland]. Sunday, September 22nd – Cedar Cove 1×11 Conflicts of Interest airs on the W network in Canada. Will Grace tell Olivia (Andie MacDowell) that Olivia’s married brother Will kissed her? Olivia and Jack [...]

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 [...]

WEEK: April 15-21, 2013

Sunday, April 21st – Continuum 2×01 debuts on Showcase. Invisible fighting at CBC Vancouver parking garage. Shown to be Kiera (Rachel Nichols) in her black high-tech cat suit. Mayor shot at Vancouver Public Library. Kiera meets Carlos (Victor Webster) at Vanier Park with the Burrard Bridge and West End as backdrop. And the crime scene for mayor shot at Vancouver Public Library [...]

SHOOT: Clive Owen Films WORDS AND PICTURES in Gastown

An artfully dishevelled Clive Owen is shooting a father-and-son scene for feature film Word and Pictures in Gastown today directed by Fred Schepisi. A not-exactly-close father-and-son scene from the looks of it [because Dad is a functioning alcoholic]. I watched a rehearsal from the other side of Alexander Street before all the scrims and umbrellas [...]

PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD Season Finale Turns Gastown Into London for PRIMEVAL’s Andrew-Lee Potts – Updated

Sometimes our city doesn’t play itself in upcoming Vancouver-as-Vancouver series Primeval: New World. Tonight a section of Gastown doubled as a London square and street with a prop red double-decker bus, prop black London cabs, prop red post box and a real British star. Andrew-Lee Potts, aka Conner Temple from the original British series Primeval, is back to [...]

PREVIEW: White Tulips Time on FRINGE – Updated

For all those frustrated shippers of Peter & Olivia, aka #POlivia, on Fringe, tonight may be the night their expectations are finally met this season in the Spring premiere, the aptly-titled “A Short Story about Love”. I make no promises but the white tulips on the table in front of Anna Torv’s Olivia in the opening restuarant [...]