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WEEK: June 10-16, 2013

  • Sunday, June 16th – Weekend box office for Man of Steel: A superhero-worthy US$125.1 million in North America, breaking Toy Story 3’s record for biggest June opening weekend ever and second best debut of year next to Iron Man 3. Next up: Man of Steel 2 with good chunk to be filmed in Vancouver. EW has fun keeping track of “Inappropriate Tweets about Henry Cavill“.
  • Sunday, June 16th – Continuum 2×08 Second Listen airs on Showcase: Kiera (Rachel Nichols)  investigates the mysterious disappearance of several deceased time traveler’s bodies; Alec (Erik Knudsen) is taken hostage by Garza on orders from his future self.
  • Sunday, June 16th – The Killing 3×04 Head Shots airs on AMC: Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) team up to find the “voice” on the tapes.’; Seward (Peter Sarsgaard) is given reason to stop acting up in prison.
  • Sunday, June 16th – Falling Skies 3×03 Badlands airs on TNT: Humans attack Charleston with new President Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) on the frontlines. And concern grows about the mole among them.
  • Sunday, June 16th – Godzilla main unit at Japanese village set on Front Street in New Westminster. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Bryan Cranston spotted on set.
  • Sunday, June 16th – Godzilla 2nd unit films controlled parachute jump from crane on Thurlow in downtown Vancouver.
  • Friday, June 14th – Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman and Elias Koteas film The Killing seasson 3 finale in east Vancouver neighbourhood.
  • Friday, June 14th – Man of Steel opens in theatres. BC filming of the Superman reboot starring Henry Cavill. Spot the BC actor: Ian Tracey, Tahmoh Penikett, Mike Dopud and others.
  • Friday, June 14th – Arrow starts filming season 2 on July 9th according to DGBC production list.
  • Thursday, June 13th – Man of Steel screening for Vancouver crew.
  • Thursday, June 13th – YVRShoots Series – Best of BC-made TV and Film at Leo Awards from Continuum to Camera Shy
  • Thursday, June 13th – EW’s first look at Once Upon a Time‘s Ginnifer Goodwin as Jackie Kennedy for the docudrama Killing Kennedy.
  • Wednesday, June 12th – The Killing films scenes with Joel Kinnaman and Jewel Staite on the fifth floor gallery of the curtain wall inside the Vancouver Public Library atrium.
  • Wednesday, June 12th – Bruce Boxleitner guest-stars on Cedar Cove with Andie MacDowell
  • Tuesday, June 11th – Director Zach Snyder discusses Man of Steel 2., with portion to be filmed in Vancouver, starting January 2014 via @lemon_buzz.
  • Tuesday, June 11th – Hugh Dillon of Continuum and The Killing films indie The Last Crop on Chinatown roof.
  • Tuesday, June 11th – King & Maxwell  films around The Bay downtown.
  • Tuesday, June 11th – DirecTV renews Rogue with Thandie Newton for second season of 10 episodes.
  • Tuesday, June 11th – Deadline reports that NBC orders rewrite and revamping of  filmed-in-Vancouver pilot Victor with`John Stamos for possible mid-season debut but no word on where revised pilot will be shot.
  • Tuesday, June 11th – Seventh Son reshoots. Jeff Bridges on set.
  • Tuesday, June 11th –  Godzilla films on demolished building set with inflatable greenscreens at Kent Hangar field
  • Tuesday, June 11th –  Broadcast TV’s 2012-13 season Live+7 DVR playback — In absolute gains in 18-49  after DVR viewing  Once Upon a Time was #12;  in % gains in 18-49 after DVR viewing, Fringe was #10 at 60%; Supernatural was #16 at 56%, Arrow was #25 at 50%
  • Tuesday, June 11th – Ratings for King & Maxwell premiere: 3.5 million total viewers and 825,000 in Adults 18-49
  • Monday, June 10th – Toronto-shot pilot of  King & Maxwell premieres on TNT. Production of the series then moved to Vancouver
  • Monday, June 10th – King & Maxwell’s Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn in footchase outside the Terminal City Club downtown. Romijn apprehends the suspect in alley east of CIBC  Tower while Tenney tweets ahead of the premiere.
  • Monday, June 10th – Seventh Son reshoots at Coquitlam watershed.
  • Monday, June 10th – Godzilla films on demolished building set with inflatable greenscreens
    at Kent Hangar field
  • Monday, June 10th – Psych films in Presentation House in North Vancouver
  • Monday, June 10th – The Tomorrow People with Robbie Amell appears on a BC production list with filming dates of July 15 to December 15.
  • Monday, June 10th – CineCoup‘s three Vancouver film teams —Alien Abduction, Bad and Grade Nine — pitch at Banff Media Festival. Winner of up to $1 million in production financing is Regina’s Wolf Cop. The video pitches here.
  • Monday, June 10th – Nominee Vera Farigma from Bates Motel loses out to Tatiana Maslaney from Orphan Black as do three other nominees for Best Actress in a Drama Series at the Critics Choice Awards.
  • Monday, June 10th – Vera Farmiga from Bates Motel  nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama by the  TCA (Television Critics Association) along with Bryan Cranston from Breaking Bad,  Tatiana Maslaney for Orphan Black, Monica Black from Parenthood and Mathew Rhys from The Americans. Tough category.  Awards to be presented on August 3rd.
  • Monday, June 10th – Ratings for Fallings Skies 2-hour S3 premiere starring Noah Wyle on TNT –  a steady 4.2 million viewers and 1.9 million in Adults 18.49.

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