Is it time for the Great Ape Escape at the Prison set built for War for the Planet of the Apes in south Richmond? Filming… Read More »BIG-BUDGET: The Great Ape Escape at WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Prison Set in Richmond
SHOOT: Matt Reeves’s WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES With Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson & Steve Zahn Films on Long Beach, Vancouver Island
On Long Beach, Vancouver Island. #It has begun. @ApesMovies pic.twitter.com/6AZVzWfJXW — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) October 17, 2015 It has begun. War between Apes and Humans.… Read More »SHOOT: Matt Reeves’s WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES With Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson & Steve Zahn Films on Long Beach, Vancouver Island
LEO AWARDS: Gala with Host Christopher Heyerdahl. Winners MOTIVE, VIOLENT. Danny Virtue. Beverley Elliott.
The seventeenth annual Leo Awards, celebrating the best of B.C.-made television and film, had some big homegrown moments. Vancouver whydunit television series Motive and Vancouver… Read More »LEO AWARDS: Gala with Host Christopher Heyerdahl. Winners MOTIVE, VIOLENT. Danny Virtue. Beverley Elliott.
Scheduling setbacks have plagued dinosaurs-run-amok-in-Vancouver series Primeval: New World from the start. It debuted in Canada last autumn on the night that Superstorm Sandy wreaked… Read More »MARATHON: Final Six Episodes of PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD on Syfy Today
Published August 1, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. A local biopic of 19th-century-photographer, cinema pioneer and murderer Eadweard Muybridge wraps filming today in Vancouver. Muybridge got… Read More »BIG READ: Vancouver Indie EADWEARD Stars Michael Eklund as Photographer, Cinema Pioneer & Murderer
- Sunday, June 30th – The Killing 3×06 Eminent Domain airs on AMC – Linden (Mireille Enos) & Holder (Joel Kinnaman) talk to the victim who got away; Seward (Peter Sarsgaard) faces his past; Bullet (Bex Taylor Klaus) struggles with the truth while in “The Jungle”.
- Sunday, June 30th – Falling Skies 3×05 Search and Recover airs on TNT – Frenemies Tom (Noah Wyle) & Pope (Colin Cunningham) on their own in fight against Skitters.
- Saturday, June 29th – Primeval: New World 1×04 airs on Syfy in the U.S.: B.C. Bud, Leggy & guest star Patrick Gilmore.
- Saturday, June 29th – Stunt Team for The Tomorrow People with Robbie Amell (same Stunt Team as Arrow with Stephen Amell) has first concept meeting ahead of the start of filming on July 17th. #AmellWednesdays
- Saturday, June 29th – Final day (June 27-29) of AFCI Locations Show in Los Angeles where the Hollywood Reporter says more than 100 film commissions from around the world go to lure American productions to their cities using beautiful locations and tax incentives as bait.
- Friday, June 28th – Continuum 2×04 airs on Syfy in the U.S. Who’s wearing the other super suit? Guest star Patrick Gilmore.
- Friday, June 28th – The CW airs Cult final episodes 1×08 and 1×09, starring Matt Davis, in a two-hour block.
- Friday, June 28th – Psych films inside CBC Vancouver in the afternoon and evening.
- Friday, June 28th – Psych’s season 8 of filming in Vancouver extended to August 23rd via BC production list.
- Friday, June 28th – Arrow stunt team has its first concept meeting for season 2 ahead of the start of filming on July 10th.
- Friday, June 28th – EW reports that Once Upon a Time in Wonderland will be more than 13 episodes but less than 22 as showrunners plot a season-long arc with a beginning, middle and end. And if that works there’ll be a second season-long arc. Filming starts July 31st.
- Friday, June 28th – Bates Motel showrunner Carlton Cuse tweets that Season 1 Blu-ray and DVD will be available September 17th. Filming of second season here starts July 24th.
- Friday, June 28th – Deadline NY reports Terence Stamp joining the Tim Burton movie Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz as the painter Margaret Keane and her husband Walter. Filming begins July 8th.
- Friday, June 28th – Hollywood Reporter article on new Canadian indie film about Eadweard Muybridge. which starts filming next week in Vancouver, with a stellar BC Film cast led by Michael Eklund, Sara Canning, Jodi Balfour, Ian Tracey, Christopher Heyerdahl and Torrance Combs. Directed by Kyle Rideout and produced by Josh Epstein.
- Thursday, June 27th – Vancouver whydunnit Motive 1×04 Against All Odds airs on ABC in the U.S. with guest star Peter New.
- Thursday, June 27th – Psych has night shoot inside CBC Vancouver.
- Thursday, June 27th – King & Maxwell films at Belkin House downtown.
- Thursday, June 27th – U.S. Military vs Godzilla moves on from Vancouver Area & Vancouver Island as main unit wraps a three-month-plus shoot here.
- Thursday, June 27th – IGN interview with Almost Human showrunner J.H. Wyman reveals the new sci-fi series’ Vancouver crew is the same, to a person, as former Fringe crew. Read More »WEEK: June 24-30, 2013
- Sunday, June 9th – Continuum 2×07 Second Degree airs on Showcase: Kiera (Rachel Nichols) & Carlos (Victor Webster) discover a juror on Julian (Richard Harmon)’s trial has been compromised and race to protect his family unaware that it’s part of a larger Liber8 plot to install Jim Martin (Tahmoh Penikett) as Mayor. Trial filmed at Vancouver Art Gallery. And Emily (Magda Apanowicz) reveals kick-ass fighting skills.
- Sunday, June 9th – The Killing 3×03 Seventeen airs on AMC: so named for 17 body bags Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) finds near the “Picasso Drawing” of a grove of trees by Seward (Peter Sarsgaard)’s son Adrian. Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) connects with Bullet and gets the name of a pimp who might have Callie. Ryan Robbins introduced as a John.
- Sunday, June 9th – Godzilla films third overnight in downtown New Westminster dressed as San Francisco, on 6th Street and Clarkson.
- Sunday, June 9th – The Killing closes the south bound lane of Burrard Bridge in the morning to film scenes, then moves to Main Street cafe and then Pender & Richards.
- Sunday, June 9th – Falling Skies 2-hour season 3 premiere airs on TNT. Tom (Noah Wyle) is president and father to a baby girl. Robert Sean Leonard joins the group.
- Sunday, June 9th – Entertainment Weekly’s set visit to Falling Skies S3 in Vancouver.
- Sunday, June 9th – Ratings for Primeval: New World debut on Syfy in the U.S. – a surprisingly strong 1.33 million on Saturday night.
- Saturday, June 8th – Godzilla films second overnight in downtown New Westminster dressed as San Francisco, this time on 6th Street from Carnovan down past Columbia Street.
- Saturday, June 8th – Comedy couple Brent Butt & Nancy Robertson host Leo Awards Gala Ceremony at Westin Bayshore Hotel. Continuum wins Best Dramatic Series and six other Leos. Arctic Air contingent owns red carpet. And Primeval: New World represents with three gorgeous cast.
- Saturday, June 8th – Primeval: New World debut on Syfy in the U.S.
- Saturday, June 8th – Ratings for Continuum S2 premiere on Syfy in the U.S. — a steady 1.42 million total viewers and 552,000 adults 18-49 on Friday night.
- Friday, June 7th – Leo Awards celebration ceremony. Simon Barry wins screenwriting award for Continuum‘s season one finale, End Times.
- Friday, June 7th – Godzilla second unit in overnight shoot in downtown New Westminster filming soldiers running up hill on Begbie Street dressed as San Francisco. Aaron Taylor-Johnson on set and lots and lots of smoke.
- Friday, June 7th – Continuum season 2 premiere on Syfy in the U.S.
- Thursday, June 6th – Supernatural star Jensen Ackles becomes a Dad. Wife Daneel gives birth to baby girl named Justice Jay Ackles, aka J2 orJJ Ackles.
- Thursday, June 6th – New trailer for Man of Steel starring Henry Cavil. And in interviews Cavill & Krypton Dad Russell Crowe talk about the problem of no fly in super suit.
- Thursday, June 6th – News from Bell Media Upfront in Toronto: CTV will reverse the Amell cousins’ Wednesday night block this fall and air it earlier than the CW with Robbie Amell’s The Tomorrow People at 7 p.m. before Stephen Amell’s Arrow at 8 p.m. In CanCon: new Toronto crime drama Players has Sanctuary’s Agam Darshi in cast.
- Thursday, June 6th – Psych films inside Caprice night club on Granville after doing quick establishing shot outside the Penthouse in the morning. Read More »WEEK: June 3-9, 2013