Tag Archives: Christopher Heyerdahl

START: Vampire Series VAN HELSING With Kelly Overton Starts Filming Season 4 in Vancouver

Van Helsing Season 4. Humanity’s last hope — Vanessa Van Helsing. There are now two Van Helsings  — Vanessa (Kelly Overton) and Lilly (Julie Lynn Mortensen) Van Helsing walking the Earth. And no Scarlett Harker (Missy Peregrym), who sacrificed herself in the season 3 finale. Season 4 starts filming in Vancouver this week with our [...]

LEO AWARDS: VAN HELSING is Drama Series Nominee. Christopher Heyerdahl, Aleks Paunovic & Jonathan Scarfe Nominees.

Leo Awards Update: Christopher Heyerdahl wins Leo for his lead performance. Van Helsing is an American series, like most of the other Dramatic Series nominees in this year’s Leo Awards. But it has a lot of Vancouver content. Producers. Performers. Directors. Screenwriters. Stunt Coordinator. Cinematographer. Casting. Costumes. Makeup. Hairstyling. Van Helsing went into the Leo [...]

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 [...]

WEEK: May 19-25, 2014

Sunday, May 25th – Continuum 3×09 Minute of Silence airs on Showcase. Kiera (Rachel Nichols), without much help from Carlos (Victor Webster), pursues a group of brilliant students who use cutting-edge technology to commit crimes; at the same time, she’s pursued by amnesiac John Doe (Ryan Robbins) who wants her help piecing together his mysterious past. Elsewhere, Kellog [...]

VIFF: World Premiere of 3 DAYS IN HAVANA Co-Directed by Gil Bellows & Tony Pantages

Vancouver friends Gil Bellows and Tony Pantages have been talking about making a movie together for decades. So what better place to debut their first feature film 3 Days in Havana than the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) last Saturday night? A real-life Havana fortune teller plays the Death card for Jack Petty (Gil Bellows), [...]

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 [...]

WEEK: September 2-8, 2013

Sunday, September 8th – Cedar Cove 1×09 And the Winner Is airs on the W network. The town’s charity bachelor auction starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal and Elyse Levesque and directed by Martin Wood. Some auction scenes filmed in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove had to be reshot elsewhere because of too much rain. Sunday, September 8th [...]

WEEK: June 24-30, 2013

Sunday, June 30th – The Killing 3×06 Eminent Domain airs on AMC – Linden (Mireille Enos) & Holder (Joel Kinnaman) talk to the victim who got away; Seward (Peter Sarsgaard) faces his past; Bullet (Bex Taylor Klaus) struggles with the truth while in “The Jungle”. Sunday, June 30th – Falling Skies 3×05 Search and Recover [...]

ACTOR: Christopher Heyerdahl Isn’t Scary But His Characters Are Like His Upcoming TRUE BLOOD Vampire

B.C.’s own 6′ 4″ actor Christopher Heyerdahl isn’t scary but his characters sure are: from a wraith on Stargate: Atlantis to a triple role as a bigfoot and abnormal/serial killer on Sanctuary to a vampire on The Twilight Saga to the Swede on Hell on Wheels to a Vampire Authority Chancellor on season five of True Blood. I knew Heyerdal [...]

BIG READ: LEO AWARDS Live-Tweets its Hotel Vancouver Gala

Published May 31, 2012 on Vancouver is Awesome Live-tweets turned out to be the best thing about last weekend’s Leo Awards celebrating the best of B.C.-made film and television. Tweets from @LeoAwards gave an award-by-award account plus details of all the hijinks in between at both the Celebration and Gala Awards: hijinks that ranged from [...]