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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TV MOVIE: Rob Lowe Coming to Vancouver to Direct & Star in Lifetime’s THE BAD SEED Later This Month

Rob Lowe will do double duty on a reimagining of the cult horror film The Bad Seed. Lowe will direct and star as the father who must stop his seemingly perfect daughter Emma from hurting people. Written by Barbara Marshall and produced by the Wolper Organization, Lifetime’s Bad Seed is expected to film in Vancouver [...]

NEW SERIES: RIVERDALE Spinoff SABRINA With Kiernan Shipka as Teen Witch Confirmed for March Start in Vancouver

The Riverdale family expands with a new series. Look for a dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming in Vancouver in mid-March. Kiernan Shipka is Sabrina Spellman. Welcome to the @SabrinaHorror family, Keirnan Shipka! Fair warning, It’s gonna get weird AF. — Robert Hack (@Robert_Hack) January 6, 2018 The Mad Men alumnus [...]

RESHOOTS: THE PREDATOR With Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn Returns to Vancouver For Reshoots in March

Sterling K. Brown, Trevante Rhodes, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, director Shane Black, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key. The Predator is returning to metro Vancouver in March for reshoots. Shane Black (Iron Man 3) co-wrote and directed the new  Predator installment  that gets back to the roots of the franchise. He should know how it all began. He [...]

BIG MOVIE: SKYSCRAPER Teaser with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Debut During Superbowl

You’ve built the tallest, most advanced building in the world but you’ve brought with it every single safety and security challenge I can think of. Not only have you brought them all indoors but you’ve trapped them 344 floors in the air. — Will Ford (The Rock). How tall is the Rock’s Skyscraper? The Pearl [...]

IT HAPPENED: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Met William

Dana Scully finally met William, the son she gave up for adoption so many years ago, on tonight’s episode. The 17-year-old, whose adoptive name is Jackson, figures in an X-File which brings agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) to his town. William seemingly dies in an attack that kills his adoptive [...]

BIG MOVIE: Is Chris Pratt Coming to Vancouver to Film COWBOY NINJA VIKING in Early June?

In the next big comic book adaption Cowboy Ninja Viking, Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy/Jurassic Park) is Duncan, a soldier who becomes a “Triplet” with the personalities of an American cowboy, Japanese Ninja and Scandinavian Viking inside his mind. Naturally he’s the product of a secret government program for the war on terror.  When [...]

TONIGHT: Veronica Lodge’s Communion on RIVERDALE Filmed at Saint Francis of Assisi & Reception at The Permanent

It’s Veronica’s communion tonight. Which explains why all the boys were in suits at set last Fall. Archie (KJ Apa), Kevin (Casey Cott) and even Jughead (Cole Sprouse). And all the girls in “Catholic Chic”. Casey Cott’s instagram. #riverdale tonight 8 PM. A post shared by Casey Cott (@caseycott) on Nov 8, 2017 at 12:09pm [...]

BIG MOVIE: Jeff Bridges As a Bank Robber in BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE in Agassiz

Fake snow. Fake bills. Fake guns. And a real Jeff Bridges as a 1950s armoured car robber in a heist gone wrong at Christmas. Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale has started filming, launching with two days in the small town of Agassiz east of Vancouver. What’s the movie about? A cast of [...]

SEASON 3: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Sara Lance (Caity Lotz) & Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh) Meet With Time Agents

Caity Lotz, Jes Macallan. Updated: Legends of Tomorrow is in a timeline where the backgrounders wear coloured sweat pants tucked into boots. Seattle in the future? Captain Sara Lance/White Canary (Caity Lotz) and Ray Palmer/the ATOM (Brandon Routh) meet with Agent Ava Sharpe (Jes Macallan), looking very much like a Time Bureau cop, and Agent Gary Green [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Dean & Cas Film Scooby Doo Crossover SCOOBYNATURAL. Ruh-Roh.

RUH-ROH — Scooby Doo. ScoobyNatural — a season 13 team up between monster hunters Sam and Dean Winchester and the Scooby Doo gang — filmed in New Westminster this week at a Pawn Shop. Since most of ScoobyNatural takes place in the “fully animated world of Scooby-Doo”, the pawn shop location was two of only three [...]

SEASON 4: Ravi (Rahul Kohli)’s Eating Brains in iZOMBIE Trailer

Ravi’s eating brains. So it looks like his zombie vaccine didn’t work. In the season 3 finale, Seattle medical examiner Ravi Chakrabarti (Rahul Kohli) asked his zombie colleague Liv Moore (Rose McIver) to scratch him to test its effectiveness. What does this mean for Seattle homicide?  Liv has been solving murders for three seasons by eating victims’ [...]