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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SEASON 6: ARROW Friday Night in Studio With Roy (Colton Haynes) & His Arrow Family

Colton Haynes, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards, Stephen Amell. Friday’s night shoot with my Arrow fam…guess who’s back…back again… — Colton Haynes Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) is still back with Team Arrow, filming tonight at Vancouver Film Studios. Remember when Thea Queen (Willa Holland) was looking for Roy at Oliver  and Felicity (Stephen [...]

FINAL SEASON: Boys Night Out on ONCE UPON A TIME. Rogers (Colin O’Donoghue), Henry (Andrew J. West) & Nick (Nathan Parsons)

Update: Operation Bromance at Flynn’s Arcade. Boys Night Out on Once Upon a Time. It’s rare to see the men bonding in season 7. Tonight Colin O’Donoghue as Detective Rogers/Wish Hook, Andrew J. West as Henry Mills and Nathan Parsons as Nick Branson/Jack emerge laughing from Flynn’s Arcade in New Westminster as Hyperion Heights. Rogers [...]

IN THEATRES: DEADPOOL 2 With Ryan Reynolds as the Wisecracking Merc Hits Theatres May 18th. 2 Weeks Earlier.

Deadpool fans can see the sequel two weeks earlier, as 20th Century Fox pushes up the release date to May 18th from June 1st this year. This gets it in theatres a week before Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Ryan Reynolds reprises his role as the wisecracking mercenary, battling ninjas, the yakuza and a [...]

BIG MOVIE: BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE With Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges & Dakota Johnson Films in Vancouver This Winter

Updated: What is the El Royale? A run-down hotel in the 1960s near Lake Tahoe in California, where a cast of characters collide violently in “60s noir thriller” Bad Times at the El Royale from Drew Goddard. Who’s in it? Chris Hemsworth (Thor) is a charasmatic cult leader looking to recapture a follower who got away. [...]

BIG MOVIE: Disney Christmas Comedy NOELLE With Anna Kendrick at its Snowy Village Set in Whistler Olympic Park

Andrew Georgy-Embree/@aembree Photo. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle has found a snowy spot for Santa’s village in Whistler Olympic Park. Starring Anna Kendrick as Santa’s daughter, Noelle is filming on this set until mid-January. Cross-country skiers have seen the Village from the park’s trails but the road to the Olympic Biathlon Range is temporarily closed to the [...]

NEW SERIES: TNT Pilot SNOWPIERCER Greenlit to Series. Will it Film in Vancouver too?

Fight your way to the front. TNT has greenlit its filmed-in-Vancouver Snowpiercer pilot to series. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven years after a post-apocalyptic Ice Age aboard a perpetual moving train, which holds the remnants of humanity. Snowpiercer film: Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) and [...]

SEASON 3: UNREAL Season 3 Has Bachelorette Looking for Love at a “Sausage Party”

Let’s get this sausage party started – Quinn. I thought women were dramatic. — Quinn. Lifetime’s UnReal is a “drama” series about the producers behind a Bachelor-esque dating show called Everlasting. With Everlasting on the verge of cancellation, the stakes have never been higher. The show-within-the-show casts a female tech exec (Caitlin FitzGerald) looking for [...]

SEASON 3: SUPERGIRL Returns On The CW With the Legion of SuperHeroes Versus Reign on January 15th

Mon-El (Chris Wood) suits up with the Legion of Super-heroes to fight Reign, while Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) recovers from her super fight in a dream-like state. He recruits one of the Legion  to probe Kara’s mind and try to bring her back. Brainiac 5 (Jesse Rath). Jesse Rath as Brainiac 5 and Melissa Benoit as Kara [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Castiel (Misha Collins) & Jack (Alexander Calvert) in Minaty Bay

Cas & Jack together again. Supernatural filmed scenes with Castiel (Misha Collins) and Jack (Alex Calvert) at Minaty Bay on the Sea to Sky Highway to Squamish. First at Minaty Bay Beach. This guy has been following me around… (@Alex8Calvert) — Misha Collins (@mishacollins) January 8, 2018 Hey @CCG_GCC this sailboat blew off its [...]

GOLDEN GLOBES: A GOOD DOCTOR’s Freddie Highmore Nominated for Best TV Actor

There’s only one show like #TheGoodDoctor. Experience Television’s #1 new drama with #GoldenGlobes nominee #FreddieHighmore returning TOMORROW at 10|9c on ABC. — The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) January 7, 2018 Why did people fall so hard for Freddie Highmore’s surgical resident Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic young man with savant syndrome? Maybe because Shaun gets [...]

NEW SERIES: Kiernan Shipka Cast as Teenage Witch SABRINA in Netflix’s RIVERDALE Spinoff

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 Update: Start of filming pushed to March 19th. The Mad Men alumnus is expected to start filming her dark education as a teenage sorceress in [mid-March] in Vancouver. [...]