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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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is in wide release today. In the fifth instalment of the billion-dollar Pirates franchise, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for Poseidon’s trident while pursued by evil Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem). Will Turner  (Orlando Bloom), Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites), Joshamee Gibbs (Kevin McNally), Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and [...]

UPDATE: OVERBOARD Role Reversal Movie Filming in Vancouver With Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez & Eva Longoria

Anna Faris shared the news about the start of production with her fans. This is why I’ve been so quiet on twitter-I’m being loud on set in Vancouver — Anna Faris (@AnnaKFaris) May 25, 2017 Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht [...]

DEPARTURE: Mark Sheppard Leaves SUPERNATURAL With No Plans to Return

No more Crowley quips? The wise-cracking King of Hell sacrificed himself in the Supernatural season finale to close the portal between two worlds and actor Mark Sheppard says there are no plans for him  to return, as we can see from an exchange of tweets between Sheppard and executive producer Jim Michaels. Instagrams/Tweets.   So [...]

START: PSYCH THE MOVIE With James Roday & Dule Hill Starts Filming in Vancouver

And so it begins….again. 🍍👊🏻👊🏿 — James Roday (@JamesRoday) May 25, 2017 Psych is back together to make a holiday movie. Filming starts today on location in Vancouver at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and then the Burrard Ironworks Building. Egh ehm, egh ehm…Does anyone have a cough drop?? @SteveFranks @Psych_USA #PsychTheMovie 🍍🍍🇨🇦 — [...]


THE CW UPDATED: Filming Start Dates in Vancouver: RIVERDALE Season 2. Starts filming June 22nd, Wraps March 21st.   THE FLASH Season 4. Starts filming July 4th. Wraps April 21st.   SUPERGIRL Season 3. Starts filming July 6th. Wraps April 28th.   DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. Season 3. Starts filming July 6th. Wraps February 26th [...]

FINALE: ARROW Season 5 Finale With Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen Comes Full Circle to Lian Yuan Tonight

Get ready for a season finale showdown this Wednesday. Catch up now on #Arrow: — Arrow (@CW_Arrow) May 22, 2017 Adrian Chase aka Prometheus has captured most of Team Arrow — Felicity, Diggle, Thea and Curtis — and taken them to Lian Yu in the north China seas. Oliver Queen aka the Green [...]

START: OVERBOARD Role Reversal With Anna Faris as Single Mom Starts Filming in Vancouver

Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s back, she’s happy with her [...]

START: The Lost Wife of Robert Durst With Katharine McPhee & Daniel Gillies Starts Filming in Vancouver

What happened to Kathie Durst who disappeared in 1982? Did her husband murder her? Popular HBO docu-series The Jinx examined Robert Durst’s role in her disappearance. The heir to a New York real estate empire is accused of killing her. Now Lifetime is making a TV movie The Lost Wife of Robert Durst focusing on the [...]

DC WOMEN: SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Lynda Carter & Teri Hatcher Promote WONDER WOMAN Movie

Deadline: Hollywood video. Nice boots — Rhea. Thanks. I got them from a friend. — Kara Danvers. DC Women support DC Women. Supergirl promoted the upcoming Wonder Woman movie on last night’s season 2 finale to the tune of These Boots Are Made For Walkin’. It opens on Supergirl’s signature red boots walking into the [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL Vs Superman (Melissa Benoit Vs Tyler Hoechlin) on Tonight’s Season 2 Finale

The CW images. Supergirl vs. Superman. Melissa Benoist, Tyler Hoechlin and stunt doubles filmed this epic fight overnight last month in Vancouver’s Robson Square. Why are the cousins fighting? Blame Queen Rhea. It turns out that Superman thinks he’s fighting General Zodd. “Luckily I’ve had a little bit of practice with fighting in the nights [...]

NEXT: LUCIFER (Tom Ellis) Vs Maze (Lesley-Ann Brandt) in “Very Bloody Fight” on Season 2’s Penultimate Episode

Sympathy For The Goddess When the man who had the final piece of the Flaming Sword is murdered and the piece goes missing, Lucifer’s Mom, the Goddess of all Creation (Tricia Helfer), joins Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German) and Lucifer (Tom Ellis) on the case to track down the killer. Lucifer’s penultimate episode of season 2 [...]