Tag Archives: J. J. Abrams

BIG BUDGET: STAR TREK 3 with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg & Co. Expected to Start Filming in Vancouver in Late June

Hello Captain Kirk, aka Chris Pine — Tina Fey’s Who Would You Rather? at this year’s Golden Globes. The Star Trek captain is expected in Vancouver [this summer] along with the Enterprise crew — Spock (Zachary Quinto), Bones (Karl Urban), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Sulu (John Cho), Chekov (Anton Yeltin) and Scotty (Simon Pegg) — to [...]

TV PILOTS: Cameron Crowe’s Showtime Dramedy Pilot ROADIES To Film Here Next Year

Update: Roadies filmed its pilot in Vancouver but series in Los Angeles. Cameron Crowe’s dramedy pilot Roadies about the crew members working behind the scenes for a famous rock band is set to film in Vancouver early next year. The former teen Rolling Stone writer turned film director returns to his roots as told 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 [...]

COMIC-CON SKED: Sneak Peeks of Pilots & Panels for ALMOST HUMAN, THE 100 & THE TOMORROW PEOPLE

Vancouver-shot pilots have dominated San Diego Comic-Con’s Preview Night for years, largely because Warner Bros. Television has such a big presence here. 2013 is no exception with pilots Almost Human and The 100 and the New York-shot pilot The Tomorrow People — which has shifted production to Vancouver — all to be screened in Ballroom 20 [...]

WEEK: May 13-19, 2013

  Sunday, May 19th – RoboCop starring Joel Kinnaman wraps its fourth & final day (May 16-19) in the Washington Building at Vancouver Shipyards in North Vancouver, Standoff between heroes and villains with simulated gunfire. You could hear the pop, pop, pop sound nearby. Saturday, May 18th – Lexus commercial films in downtown Business District. [...]

UPFRONT: Joel Wyman’s ALMOST HUMAN with Karl Urban & Michael Ealy

One Broken Man. One of a Kind Machine. Their Future. Is Definitely. Unwritten. Almost Human showrunner Joel Wyman shared the official trailer for the new filmed-in-Vancouver series shown at the FOX Upfront in New York today. The look and style of this pilot is even better than expected. Especially the dry humour and banter between [...]

WEEK: May 6-12, 2013

Sunday, May 12th – Once Upon a Time season two finale. Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) rescues young Baelfire from the water in Neverland. Back in Storybrooke, Rumple (Robert Carlyle) and Henry (Jared Gilmore) learn from the Charmings (Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison & Josh Dallas) in the Kuno Garden that grownup Baelfire/Neal (Michael Raymond-James) is lost. Greg (Ethan Embry) and Tamara [...]

GREEN LIT: FOX Orders Joel Wyman’s ALMOST HUMAN (formerly Human) to Series

Who is the human? And who is the android? Human John Kennex (Karl Urban of Star Trek) and android Dorian (Michael Ealy) are police partners investigating crimes in Los Angeles 35 years from now. But in this partnership, the android displays more emotions than the human because John is shut down after getting seriously hurt [...]

WEEK: March 18-24, 2013

Sunday, March 24th – Red Widow 1×05 The Recorder airs, starring Radha Mitchell & Goran Visnijic. Marta wears a wire. Sunday, March 24th – Once Upon a Time 2×18 Selfless, Brave and True about the return of August airs. Eion Bailey & Michael Raymond-James film Manhattan flashbacks in Gastown for it. And there were later scenes filmed in Fort Langley of wooden [...]

WEEK: March 11-17, 2013

Sunday, March 17th – Red Widow 1×04 The Escape with Radha Mitchell, Goran Visnjic and Wil Traval. Sunday, March 17th – Welcome to Storybrooke circa 1983 on Once Upon a Time 2×17. Except if you’re an outsider. Then not so welcome. And you might end up the target of a high-speed chase by Sheriff Graham (Jamie Dornan) & [...]

Michael Ealy Cast as Android Cop in Fringe Showrunner Joel Wyman’s TV Pilot ALMOST HUMAN – Updated

Michael Ealy has been cast as Dorian, the android cop partner of  futuristic Los Angeles police officer John Kennex for the as-yet-untitled FOX TV pilot from J.J. Abrams and former Fringe showrunner Joel Wyman, TV Line reports. This unique buddy cop drama pilot is expected to blow up parts of downtown Vancouver next month when [...]