Tag Archives: Marine Building

TV PILOTS: NBC Greenlights Insurance Adjuster (Vanessa Hudgens) vs Superhero Comedy POWERLESS To Series

Image: Chris Large/NBC Ever wondered what it would be like to clean up after super heroes trash a town? Update: Powerless the series will film in Los Angeles. And is set to premiere on Thursday, February 2nd, at 8:30 p.m. on NBC. NBC greenlit the filmed-in-Vancouver DC Comics workplace comedy pilot Powerless to series today. [...]

SHOOT: Vanessa Hudgens as Insurance Claims Adjuster in NBC Pilot POWERLESS at Vancouver’s Marine Building

Ever wondered what it would be like to clean up after Batman V Superman trashes a town? NBC pilot Powerless filmed Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical/Grease Live!’s Rizzo) as insurance claims adjuster Emily Locke this afternoon going to work in Vancouver’s historic Marine Building.  Powerless is a workplace comedy set in the DC Comics universe [...]

WEEK: May 12-18, 2014

Sunday, May 18th – Godzilla is a monster hit with a sequel underway after US$103 million international opening weekend, the biggest opening of 2014 so far, and a US$93-million North American opening weekend to total almost US$200 million. The locally-filmed blockbuster (downtown Vancouver, Nanaimo, Steveston, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Burnaby) stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth [...]

TRAILER: BACKSTROM with Rainn Wilson to Air on FOX in 2015

Self-Destructive. Judgemental. Indulgent. And The Way He Solves Crimes Is Almost Criminal. Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) in the woods in the rain. Lots of manufactured rain in this show. New partner Detective Nicole Gravely (Genevieve Angelson). Backstrom (Rain Wilson) on Vancouver Block clock tower. Detective Sergeant John Almond (Dennis Haysbert) in downtown alley. Related: Rainn Wilson and Dennis [...]

SHOOT: Rachel Nichols & Ryan Robbins Film CONTINUUM S3x12 at the Marine Building Downtown

Update: So the Freelancer gulag was in the historic Marine Building downtown? Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols) & John Doe/Brad (Ryan Robbins) storm the building to free Alec in Dying Minutes, the penultimate episode of season 3 Who is the mysterious John Doe (Ryan Robbins) in the final episodes of Continuum season three? And what is [...]

WEEK: April 7-13, 2014

Sunday, April 13th – Once Upon a Time 3×17 The Jolly Roger airs on ABC and CTV.  Ariel (JoAnna Garcia Swisher)  begs Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) to help her find Prince Eric; Regina (Lana Parrilla) teaches Emma (Jennifer Morrison) how to use magic. The Charmings (Josh Dallas & Ginnifer Goodwin) try to show Henry (Jared Gilmore) that they’re fun. [...]

WEEK: March 31 to April 6, 2014

Sunday, April 6th – Once Upon a Time 3×16 It’s Not Easy Being Green airs on ABC and CTV. The Wicked Witch/Zelena (Rebecca Mader) issues a challenge to Regina (Lana Parrilla) leading to a #TeamWicked vs #TeamEvil showdown in Storybrooke, aka Steveston. Sunday, April 6th – Continuum 3×04 A Minute Changes Everything airs on Showcase. Kiera (Rachel [...]

SHOOT: CONTINUUM S3’s Rachel Nichols & Victor Webster at Marine Building Downtown Turned Bregenzer Bank

Showcase announced today that season three of Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum will premiere on Sunday, March 16th, in Canada. And the press release provided a few details about the upcoming thirteen episodes. When we last left cop Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols) in present-day Vancouver she had been betrayed by Alec Sandler (Erik Knudsen) who’d taken the time travel device [...]

TO SERIES: BACKSTROM Pilot Starring Rainn Wilson Goes to Series on FOX – Updated

UPDATE  Showrunner Hart Hanson says Backstrom will do a few days of pilot reshoots in [April] and then start filming the other 12 episodes in [late June] (dates subject to change). From Bones showrunner Hart Hanson, Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) is a detective version of Dr. House — self-destructive, offensive, irascible and brilliant of course . Based on [...]

SHOOT: Rainn Wilson Drenched by Rain Tower for CBS Pilot BACKSTROM at Marine Building Downtown

Last Saturday CBS pilot Backstrom closed off a block of Burrard Street and set up a giant rain tower hanging from a crane to shoot scenes of title character Evert Backstrom (Rainn Wilson of The Office) in the bright orange slicker coming out of the iconic Marine building dressed as a Portland Police station. From [...]

Rock Star Memorial at Vancouver’s Marine Building for TV Pilot DAKOTA

A couple of Saturdays ago, I found a prop memorial to fictious ’90s rock star Joey Dakota outside the entrance to the iconic Marine Building in downtown Vancouver. I photographed it to illustrate the story of American TV pilot Dakota, which is based on an Israeli time-travel musical romance which ran for 200 half-hour episodes in the [...]