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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BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2 (Ryan Reynolds & Stunt Double) on Red Scooter in Downtown Vancouver

Updated: Deadpool on a red scooter. With crossed legs. Motormouthing to the camera. That was the Deadpool 2 sequence in downtown Vancouver today. First with a stunt double. And then with Ryan Reynolds himself. At the end, Reynolds took off his mask to pose with the Vancouver Police officers who’d kept traffic moving between takes. [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Cable (Josh Brolin and Stunt Double) in Downtown Vancouver

Josh Brolin is Cable. Deadpool 2 closed several blocks of downtown Vancouver today to go big with a Cable stunt. Who is Cable? Nathan Summers lived as a warrior and leader in the future before returning to the present in a bid to stop the worst from happening. He often fights with the X-Men or [...]

SEPARATION: OVERBOARD’s Anna Faris & Her Husband Chris Pratt Separate

Anna Faris and her husband Chris Pratt announced their separation tonight after eight years of marriage. Here they are in April with son Jack at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage Faris spent the Spring filming an Overboard movie in metro Vancouver. In the remake the roles reverse: Eugenio Derbez is the spoiled [...]

PREMIERE: CHESAPEAKE SHORES Season 2 With Meghan Ory and Jesse Metcalfe Tonight on Hallmark Channel

My whole life is music. It’s my passion. But Abbie. She’s my heart. She’s the only girl who ever loved me for everything I am. Can I be the person she needs me to be and still hold on to my dream?  I don’t know what’s going to happen but I do know this is [...]

VANPRIDE: SENSE 8 Co-Creator Lana Wachowski & Will, Wolfgang, Kala, Capheus at Vancouver Pride

Meet Sense8 co-creator Lana Wachowski & cast members Brian J. Smith (Will), Max Riemelt (Wolfgang), Tina Desai (Kala), Toby Onwumere (Capheus), Alfonso Herrera (Hernando) at the Davie Street Party from 8-9:30 p.m.tonight. The Sense8 group will be part of the Vancouver Pride Parade on Sunday,August 6th. Starts at noon. I had so much fun with [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES With David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson Starts Filming in Vancouver on August 8th

Updated: Mulder’s back. Scully too. With 10 more episodes. A new Event series of The X-Files starts filming in Vancouver on August 8th. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are reprising their roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Will we meet William, the son Scully gave up for adoption? David Duchovny tweeted yesterday. Guess where I [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is Back. And is that Harry Wells (Tom Cavanagh)?

Barry Allen’s back from the Speed Force. And he looks the same. Who’s that with him? Cisco and a Wells. Thought to be Harry Wells. There will be a new Wells later this season. The Flash filmed a funny scene with Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes and Tom Cavanagh (wearing a wig) walking and bumping into [...]

SEASON 7: Who is Regina (Lana Parrilla)’s Hip New Character Roni on ONCE UPON A TIME?

Wardrobe is for Lana Parrilla’s new character Roni except for her Wizard of Oz bag. New Curse. New City. New Identities. Who is Regina’s hip new character Roni in Seattle? In Once Upon a Time’s reset season 7, old favourites like Regina the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla), Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) and Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) are victims [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH (Grant Gustin) In New Suit Versus Hazard? Filmed in Downtown Vancouver

The Flash Reborn versus Hazard? A villain fans think is Hazard robbed a bank today and somehow orchestrated a seemingly random string of events to knock the Flash (Grant Gustin) to the ground as she made her getaway. VFX whiz Armen Kevorkian is directing episode 3 of season 4 reportedly titled Luck Me a Lady. [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH in Downtown Vancouver For Luck Me a Lady With Hazard

Revised and Updated: Whose origin story is The Flash telling today? The Flash is filming season 4 episode three Luck Me a Lady in downtown Vancouver today directed by VFX whiz Armen Kevorkian. So far we’ve had a sequence of this lady running for a Central City Bus. And then a flash of light when [...]

CELEBRITY: Johnny Depp is in Vancouver for RICHARD SAYS GOODBYE. And He’s Met Dozens of Fans.

Johnny and Joe. Updated: Johnny Depp is in Vancouver to film Richard Says Goodbye about a dying college professor who binges on every vice. A terminal diagnosis prompts the professor to blow up his staid life and live as freely as possible. Sarcastic, reckless and a touch mad, Richard hurls insults, smokes, drinks, has indiscriminate sex and [...]