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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NEW MOVIE: Netflix’s COFFEE & KAREEM with Ed Helms & Taraji P. Henson Starts Filming in Vancouver

Coffee & Kareem. An overweight, foul-mouthed 11 year old reluctantly teams with the straight edge cop sleeping with his mom to take down Detroit’s most ruthless drug lord in Netflix comedy Coffee and Kareem. Filming dates: April 22nd to June 4th. Cast: Ed Helms, Taraji P. Henson, Betty Gilpin, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Terrence Little [...]

SEASON ONE: MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM About A Witch Military Starts Filming in Vancouver

Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1. Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem — about an alternate America’s witch military — started filming in Vancouver today. Filming dates: April 22nd to August 16th. The new series follows young witches — Taylor Hickson, Jessica Sutton and Ashley Nicole Williams — from basic training to combat magic in this female military. [...]

NEXT: Dreamer-Centric SUPERGIRL Directed by David Harewood Airs This Sunday

Supergirl Season 4. David Harewood Directs American Dreamer. Dreamer (Nicole Maines) fills the superhero gap as Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) works to clear her name. As Kara (Melissa Benoist) doggedly works as a reporter to clear Supergirl’s name, Dreamer (Nicole Maines) picks up the slack as National City’s protector, which leads to a showdown with Ben Lockwood [...]

IN THEATRES: THE INTRUDER With Dennis Quaid as the Big Bad in Theatres on May 3rd.

The Intruder  Don’t Let Him In. The Intruder with Dennis Quaid as the Big Bad opens in theatres on May 3rd. When a young married couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) buys their dream house in the Napa Valley, they think they have found the perfect home to take their next steps as a family. [...]

NEXT: SUPERNATURAL Season 14 Finale with Sam & Dean & Cas & Jack Coming To a Reckoning

Supernatural Season 14. I understand — Jack. After Sam & Dean locked Jack in a box that failed to hold him, we’re headed for another showdown in the season finale, filmed in North Vancouver Cemetery. Sam is running through the trees yelling Dean. Moriah – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) [...]

BIG MOVIE: CHILD’S PLAY Trailer With Mark Hamill as the Voice of Chucky

Child’s Play Movie. Chucky is a toy. — Mom. Like the original, Child’s Play follows a mother who gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. Time to play. The full trailer for Child’s Play is finally here. From the producers of IT comes a modern reimagining of [...]

SEASON FINALE: Who Isn’t Returning to Vancouver For Season 5 of THE MAGICIANS?

The Magicians. Did I do something brave to save my friends? Or did I finally find a way to kill myself? A major character died tonight on the season 4 finale of The Magicians. Cast: Olivia Taylor Dudley (Alice Quinn), Jason Ralph (Quentin Coldwater), Stella Maeve (Julia Wicker), Hale Appleman (Eliot Waugh), Summer Bishil (Margo Hanson), [...]

SEASON 2: Amazon’s Messed-Up Superhero Show THE BOYS To Film Season 2 in Toronto This Summer

The Boys Season 2. The Vigilantes. People love superheroes but if you knew half the shit they get up to. — Billy Butcher. A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers. The Boys released a NSFW trailer today. Enjoy a new trailer for our incredibly fucked up superhero [...]

SEASON 2: Netflix Streaming Hit THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY To Film Season 2 in Toronto This Summer/Fall

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Super. Dysfunctional. Family. Netflix has a huge streaming hit in The Umbrella Academy — a series about a disbanded group of superheroes who reunite after the death of their adoptive father Sir Reginald Hargreeves, who trained them to save the world. According to data Netflix released today, season one of The Umbrella [...]

BIG MOVIE: CHILD’S PLAY Poster of New Killer Doll Chucky Voiced by Mark Hamill

Child’s Play Movie. The new Child’s Play movie, like the original, follows a mother who gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. The new killer doll Buddi is voiced by Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame and even looks a bit like him. “People let me tell [...]

SEQUEL: TO ALL THE BOYS 2 Filming at Lara Jean’s House in Fort Langley This Week

To All the Boys 2. Lana Condor as Lara Jean Covey.  Noah Centineo as Peter Kavinsky. Still from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Updated with Noah Centineo’s Instagram. To All the Boys sequel P.S. I Still Love You is filming at Lara Jean’s house in Fort Langley this week. The Covey family home is [...]