Tag Archives: West Vancouver

SHOOT: THE 9th LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX Films Air Rescue at West Vancouver’s Whytecliff Park

Louis Drax tumbled off a cliff this week at Whytecliff Park. It happened on his ninth birthday at a picnic with his parents (Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad and Sarah Gadon) in “the picnic area west of the small beach” in the West Vancouver park. The 9th Life of Louis Drax began shooting the Miramax film [...]

WEEK: March 24-30, 2014

Sunday, March 30th – Continuum 3×03 Minute to Win It airs on Showcase. Kiera (Rachel Nichols) and Carlos (Victor Webster) foil Liber8’s mind-controlled bank robbers. Marine Building becomes the exterior of the Bregenzer Bank. Two Alecs love Emily although the one who is the new head of Piron Corp. doesn’t know if he can trust her. Sunday, March 30th [...]

TRAILER: What’s Coming in Season 2 of BATES MOTEL?

A sunnier Bates Motel? But still as twisted and funny. Bates Motel started filming of its second season last July during one of the best and most endless summers Vancouver has ever experienced. Great for crews but not what producers had in mind. They prefer the dark, wet X-Files creepiness our city is famous for, so filming [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Films Norma (Vera Farmiga) & Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) at the Horseshoe Bay Motel for 2×04

Update: Norma’s brother Caleb (Kenny Johnson) is staying at The King’s Motel played by the Horseshoe Bay Motel in West Vancouver. First Norma (Vera Farmiga) and then Norman (Freddie Highmore) go there to confront him about sexually abusing Norma as a child. How many motels are there in White Pine Bay? And what is the owner of [...]

WEEK: December 2-8, 2013

Sunday, December 8th – Once Upon a Time 3×10 The New Neverland airs on ABC. Storybrooke townspeople welcome the Jolly Roger  gang and Henry (Jared Gilmore)’s safe return from Neverland unaware that Peter Pan (Robbie Kay) has stowed away in Henry’s body. Sunday, December 8th – Fifty Shades of Grey films at Bentall 5 tower [...]

MOVIE CLIP: PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS’ Rainbow the Hippocampus Filmed at West Vancouver’s Ambleside Pier

What is it about the Lions Gate Bridge that big American movies like so much that they don’t bother to CGI it out of the background? The latest official  movie clip for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters clearly shows the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park in the background for scenes of the young demi-gods [...]

WEEK: July 22-28, 2013

Sunday, July 28th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future-series Continuum 2×12 Second Last airs on Showcase. In the penultimate episode of season 2 directed by Amanda Tapping, Kiera (Rachel Nichols) and Carlos (Victor Webster) must stop Travis (Roger Cross) after he gets his hands on a second CPS suit while Alec (Erik Knudsen) and Emily (Magda Apanowicz) try to escape [...]

WEEK: July 15-21, 2013

  Sunday, July 21st – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum 2×11 Second Guess airs on Showcase. Directed by creator and showrunner Simon Barry. Cyber attacks on Vancouver’s infrastructure and resulting police crackdown on innocent citizens drives people to Julian (Richard Harmon) and the Liber8 cause. Tahmoh Penikett’s mayoral candidate Jim Martin continues to connive his way  to election [...]

TRAILER: Greek God Adventures of PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS

The Greatest Adventure on Earth. Begins at Sea. Greek gods are running rampant in modern America, waging war and fathering children, like young Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) who discovers in the first film adaption, The Lightning Thief. that the father he never knew is the Greek god Poseidon. In the second of the Percy Jackson [...]

SHOOT: Anna Gunn & Josh Hamilton Film Bravo Pilot RITA at West Vancouver Community Centre

Update: July 26, 2013. Bravo passes on the pilot Rita. Will not be picked up to series. Crew for Bravo’s first original drama pilot Rita turned the east parking lot of the West Vancouver Community Centre into a rich parents’ pickup point for fictional Connecticut private school Cabott Academy today. Adapted from a Danish series, [...]

SHOOT: THE KILLING Crew Films Mireille Enos on Bowen Island Ferry to West Vancouver

Update: Turns out ferry worker Cody is Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos)’s boyfriend. She’s leaving him to return to the city to work on the street kid killings case. Their relationship ends in the car, as she tells him: “You don’t know me, I break things.”  The Killing crew did something last week I’ve never seen [...]