Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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PARODY: SUPERNATURAL Parody 2 From Hillywood With Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki & Misha Collins

Supernatural Parody 2 Who you gonna call? WINchesters. So much goodness in this Ghostbusters parody. Misha Collins as Janine. Richard Speight Jr. as T Rickster. Mark Pellegrino as a monster who slimes “Dean”. Cameos by Jim Beaver, Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster, Ruth Connell. And of course — Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki as ghostbusters Ackles and [...]

UPDATE: SONIC MOVIE’s James Marsden Shares Photo as Cop & Jim Carrey Chops Hair to Play Archvillan

Sonic Gotta Go Fast. The Sonic movie is Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog, filming in Vancouver, Whistler and on Vancouver Island. Filming dates: July 30th to October 15th. Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter. What’s it about? Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to [...]

SEASON 2: Netflix’s LOST IN SPACE Returns to Vancouver This September But Will Film in Alberta Badlands Too

Netflix’s Lost in Space is expected to start filming season 2 in Vancouver on September 4th. And wrap early next year. More Danger, Will Robinson. — The Robot. Filming Dates: September 4th to January 30th, 2019. The remake of the classic 1960s series films in metro Vancouver — with Toby Stephens as Dr. John Robinson,  Molly [...]

NEW SERIES: THE INBETWEEN with Harriet Dwyer & Paul Blackthorne Starts Filming This Fall in Vancouver

The InBetween Season One Ghost Whisperer-like crime drama The InBetween with Harriet Dyer and Arrow’s Paul Blackthorne will film in Vancouver (and Los Angeles) this Fall and Winter. Filming dates: October 15th to February 20th. Cast: Harriet Dyer, Paul Blackthorne, Anne-Marie Johnson, Cindy Luna, and Chad James Buchanan. I am SO looking forward to this …. [...]

SEASON ONE: Netflix Martial Arts Drama WU ASSASSINS With Iko Uwais in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Wu Assassins Season One Iko Uwais. The Raid 2 image. Netflix martial arts drama Wu Assassins has started filming in Vancouver. Filming dates: August 13th – November 20th. What’s it about? Iko Uwais (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as Kai Jin, a young chef in San Francisco’s Chinatown who’s chosen to be the latest and [...]

TEASER: Disney’s UNDER THE SEA With Dove Cameron & China Anne McLean Coming This Fall

Dizzy…why are you wearing Uma’s necklace? Under the Sea: A Descendants Story is a new special with Dove Cameron and China Anne McClain as Villain Kids Mal and Uma, coming to Disney Channel on September 28th. Descendants 3 screens next year. What’s Descendants about? Teenage children of banished Disney villains, who grew up on the [...]

BIG MOVIE: SONIC MOVIE With Sonic the Hedgehog (Voiced by Ben Schwartz) & James Marsden in Downtown Vancouver

Sonic I have been training by running, wagging my finger and impatiently tapping my foot. GOTTA GO FAST! — Ben Schwartz. Was that a green screen Sonic the Hedgehog driving a car really fast in downtown Vancouver this week? Ben Schwartz is voicing the blue blur and James Marsden is along for the ride as Tom, [...]

SEASON 5: Official Look at THE FLASH’s New Suit After Leaked Photo Led to Skinny-Shaming

Grant Gustin looks mad as hell in his new The Flash suit. First OFFICIAL look at Barry’s new threads for season 5. A post shared by Grant Gustin (@grantgust) on Aug 10, 2018 at 3:16pm PDT Maybe in reaction to the leaked photo that led to body-shaming of Grant Gustin for being too skinny. Here’s [...]

START: New Filming Dates for THE 100 Season 6 with Eliza Taylor & Bob Morley

The 100 season 6. New season. New planet. The 100 season 6 starts filming in two-and-a-half weeks in Vancouver. Filming from: August 27th to February 13th, 2019. Cast: Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Marie Avgeropoulos, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Paige Turco, Shannon Kook and Henry Ian Cusick (when available from Fox’s The Passage). Where [...]

SEASON 6: Meet WHEN CALLS THE HEART’s New Mountie Played by Kevin McGarry

When Calls the Heart Season 6. Hearties: Here’s the new Mountie Nathan Grant, played by Kevin McGarry, on When Calls the Heart. He’s one of the two new “boys in town”. The other is Chris McNally as charming gambler and saloon owner Lucas Bouchard. When Calls the Heart is the story of  Elizabeth Thatcher, a [...]

BIG MOVIE: BIOS With Tom Hanks Back On To Film in Vancouver Next Year?

A big sci-fi movie called BIOS with Tom Hanks may film in Vancouver next year. Originally expected to film in Vancouver this Spring, production has been pushed until next Spring, according to Production Weekly. New filming dates: February 25th – May 19th, 2019. What’s it about? BIOS = Basic Input/Output System. On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a robot [...]