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WEEK: April 8-14, 2013

  • Sunday, April 14th – Once Upon a Time recap The Price of Magic airs, narrated by Alan Dale with help from showrunners Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz.
  • Sunday, Arpil 14th – Bravo pilot  Rita  with Anna Gunn (Breaking Brad) and Josh Hamilton films at West Vancouver Community Centre.
  • Saturday, Arpil 13th – First Weekend Club event at 7:50 p.m. showing of Vancouver feature Becoming Redwood at International Village.  Q&A with some cast and producers after film, followed by drinks at Gastown’s Portside Pub.
  • Saturday, April 13th – Simon Pegg’s Hector & the Search for Happiness films at Burrard Ironworks
  • Saturday, April 13th – Deadline: Hollywood’s Primetime Pilot Panic Early Buzz 2 with nods to ABC pilot Big Thunder, ABC short presentation Once Wonderland, The CW’s The 100, NBC’s I Am Victor and Bravo’s Rita but FOX pilot Human still listed by earlier title InHuman.
  • Saturday, April 13th – Canada becoming sci-fi leader led by Vancouver’s own cop-from-the-future series Continuum. Globe and Mail Arts article.
  • Friday, April 12th – Vancouver feature Becoming Redwood opens at Internatiional Village. Interview with Vancouver writer-director Jesse James Miller in  YVRShoots Series for Vancouver is Awesome.
  • Friday, April 12th – ABC short presentation Once  Wonderland (potential Once Upon a Time spinoff) with Sophie Lowe as Alice wraps filming in Vancouver.
  • Friday, April 12th – CBS pilot Backstrom with Rainn Wilson as House-like detective wraps filming in Vancouver.
  • Friday, April 12th – Man of Steel’s Henry Cavill on cover of Entertainment Weekly’s Summer Movies issue.
  • Friday, April 12th – 3rd season set, prop & costume sale for hit sitcom Mr. Young at Burnaby studio (5828 Byrne Rd).  April 12 (10am-4pm)
  • Friday, April 12th – Globe and Mail reports amalgamation of B.C. Film Commission and B.C. Film + Media into Creative BC in a bid to help Save BC Film.
  • Friday, April 12th – TVLine gets official confirmation that Curtis Armstrong is Metatron, the scribe of God,  in Supernatural. Saw Armstrong filming with Misha Collins in Deep Cove.
  • Thursday, April 11th –  Arrow films season finale overnight at Terminal City Ironworks complex in east Vancouver. Stephen Amell on set.
  • Thursday, April 11th – The Killing  films on trails past Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam.
  • Thursday, April 11th – Set, prop & costume sale for sitcom Mr. Young at Burnaby studio (5828 Byrne Rd). April 11 (12-4 pm) ending after three seasons.
  • Thursday, April 11th – Words and Pictures seeks bike rider extras for filming on Monday April 15.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Amanda Tapping-directed Arctic Air 2×12 airs, with Dragons’ Den dragon David Chilton (The Wealthy Barber) guest-starring as himself in Burnaby as Calgary.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Psych wedding on 7×07 directed by James Roday as Lassie (Timothy Omundson) marries his gal Marlowe (Kristy Swanson). But first the bachelor party.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Rogue 1×03 Cathy’s Song with Grace (Thandie Newton) discovering link between one of Jimmy (Marton Csokas)’s associates and her son’s death on
    DirecTV and Movie Central.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Advance screening for Vancouver director Jeff Renfroe’s The  Colony.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Continuum films at CBC Vancouver with a night shoot of Liber8 on CBC Plaza.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Words & Pictures with Clive Owen films at gated house in Vancouver.
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Bravo pilot Rita starts filming in Vancouver starring Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) and Josh Hamilton.
  • Wednesday, Arpil 10th – The CW drops Cult with Matt Davis from its lineup. Final six episodes might be shown online.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Godzilla night shoot at vacant paper recycling plant on Fraser River in Coquitlam.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Simon Pegg’s  Hector & the Search for Happiness films at Trout Lake in east Vancouver.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Continuum films on the Front Street parkade and Columbia Street in New Westminster.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Trailer for Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium released, starring Matt Damon & Jodie Foster
  • Tuesday, April 9 th – New TV spot for Man of Steel starring Henry Cavill.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – News that CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos will host summer series on CNN.
  • Tuesday, April 9th – NDP leader Adrian Dix promises to help BC Film industry with tax incentives if elected BC Premier.
  • Monday, April 8th – Bates Motel 1×04 airs with scenes in Aldergrove of Dylan catching Norma and Deputy Sheriff Shelby having sex in the motel and several scenes in Steveston including one of Sinister Sheriff Romero and Deputy Shelby checking out Keith Summer’s hand found in fishing net.
  • Monday, April 8th – A&E announces a second season renewal of Bates Motel.
  • Monday, April 8th – Godzilla night shoot at vacant paper recycling plant in Coquitlam.
    Monday, April 8th – King & Maxwell films in and around Ivanhoe Hotel on Main Street in Vancouver with Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn on set.
  • Monday, April 8th – TNT publicity releases photo of Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn filming King & Maxwell at The Centre last week.
  • Monday, April 8th – Short presentation of Once Wonderland starts filming with Sophie Lowe as Alice, Peter Gadiot, Michael Socha as the Knave of Hearts, Emma Rigby as the Red Queen & Paul Reubens as White Rabbit.
  • Monday, April 8th – First poster for Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium released, starring Matt Damon & Jodie Foster.

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