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WEEK: August 19-25, 2013


  • Sunday, August 25th – Cedar Cove 1×07 Free Spirits airs on the W network. Olivia (Andie MacDowell)’ worries about her daughter Justine who’s gone to Alaska to look for Seth after he doesn’t return from fishing. It brings back memories of the death of her son. All of this makes her reluctant to go to Seattle for the weekend with Jack (Dylan Neal).
  • Sunday, August 25th – Day Three of Supernatural‘s Vancouver Convention (#VanCon) features J2, aka Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles (Sam and Dean Winchester) and executive producer Robert Singer. Report from the front row by Sherie/@MartiniHoudini.
  • Saturday, August 24th – Psych wrap party to celebrate eight seasons of filming in Vancouver. Creator and showrunner Steve Franks in town with cast James Roday, Dule Hill, Maggie Lawson, Timothy Omundson, Corbin Bernsen, Curt Smith & season 8’s Mira Sorvino.
  • Saturday, August 24th – Cedar Cove 1×07 Free Spirits airs on the Hallmark Channel in the U.S.
  • Saturday, August 24th – Day Two of Supernatural‘s Vancouver Convention features Mark Pellegrino, Mark Sheppard and Felicia Day. Highlight: Misha Collins judges Castiel cosplay contest with two frontrunner in mock fight to the deathReport from the front row by Sherie/@MartiniHoudini.
  • Saturday, August 24th – Psych wraps its fan-picked James Roday-directed Dream Therapy episode (#NightmareonStateStreet).
  • Friday, August 23rd – Once Upon a Time films Neverland scenes overnight in the quarry at North Vancouver’s Greenwood Park.
  • Friday, August 23rd – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future-series Continuum 2×12 Second Last airs on Syfy in the U.S. Amanda Tapping directs an epic and heartbreaking fight scene on the B.C. Sugar roof with Kiera (Rachel Nichols),Carlos (Victor Webster), Alec (Erik Knudsen) and Emily (Magda Apanowicz)  against the Freelancers. Photos of Emily (Magda Apanowicz with director Amanda Tapping on set.
  • Friday, August 23rd – Day One of Supernatural’s Vancouver Convention features D.J. Qualls (Garth). Report from the front row by Sherie/@MartiniHoudini.
  • Friday, August 23rd – James Franco & Seth Rogen as journos who try to assassinate Kim-Jon Un? The Interview starts filming Oct 8th via BC Production List.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – Motive 1×11 Brute Force airs on ABC.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – Tim Burton’s Big Eyes wraps filming in Vancouver. Big Read about the 6 week-plus shoot.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – Bates Motel films inside the Blarney Stone in Gastown and then scenes of Freddie Highmore at Inter River Park near Capilano University in North Vancouver.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – Witches of East End films inside a house near City Hall in New Westminster.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – TVLine’s Matt Mitovch gets scoop from Once Upon a Time showrunners that Neverland arc will last 11 episodes  not five or six as rumoured.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – DeadlineTV reports Jonathon Tucker cast n Bryan Fuller’s Syfy pilot High Moon.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – TVLine reports Homeland baddie Navid Negahban cast on Arrow S2 in the fifth episode The Demon’s Head as new villain Al-Owal, a protege of the Dark Archer Malcolm Merlyn.
  • Thursday, August 22nd – News that Ben Affleck is cast as Batman in the Man of Steel sequel with Henry Cavill as Superman, which is expected to film in Detroit/Toronto not Vancouver where Man of Steel  was shot.
  • Wednesday, August 21st- Tim Burton’s Big Eyes wraps three days (August 19-21) of filming courtroom showdown between Margaret (Amy Adams) and Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) in the Vancouver Art Gallery. Fan highlight: the cast and crew photo taken on the north steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Wednesday, August 21st – Psych films its Dream Therapy episode on a closed set in Coquitlam off the Lougheed Highway and King Edward overpass.
  • Wednesday, August 21st – Bates Motel films at Hart House at Deer Lake Park.
  • Wednesday, August 21st – Lea Thompson films My Mother’s Future Husband on East 14th Avenue in North Vancouver.
  • Wednesday, August 21st -News that Cole Hauser will be Thandie Newton’s co-star in second season of Rogue set to start filming on September 9th here.
  • Wednesday, August 21st – Alex Strachan of The Province’s report of set visit to King & Maxwell with Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijn ahead of August 27th Canadian premiere on Showcase.
  • Tuesday, August 20th – Arrow films in New Westminster’s Paramount Gentlemen’s Club. Stephen Amell on set.
  • Tuesday, August 20th- Bates Motel films near UBC campus up from Jericho Hill.
  • Tuesday, August 20th – The Tomorrow People film Terminal City Ironworks compound in east Vancouver.
  • Tuesday, August 20th – News that Orphan Black’s “Hot Paul”, aka Dylan Bruce, cast on Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic.
  • Monday, August 19th – Arrow films Oliver and Laurel (Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy) in Yaletown’s Mary and Lorne Brown Park. Thea Queen (Willa Holland) and Sin (Bex Taylor-Klaus) head to CA$H FOR GUN$t shoot under the Granville Bridge.  Oliver (Stephen Amell) and councilman Sebastian Blood ( Kevin Alejandro) duck from gunfire.
  • Monday, August 19th – Once Upon a Time in Wonderland films in Robert Burnaby Park with Sophie Lowe and Michael Socha on set.
  • Monday, August 19th – Tomorrowland films 1964 New York World’s Fair Greyhound Sightseeing Bus in Yaletown while main unit starts week of filming in Enderby in the north Okanagan.
  • Monday, August 19th – M. Night Shyamalan’s event series Wayward Pines with Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Melissa Leo, Toby Jones, Terence Howard, Juliette Lewis and more starts filming in its Burnaby studio. Aggasiz street set still under construction.
  • Monday, August 19th – Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic with Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men’s Sally), Mason Dye, Heather Graham and Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black’s Hot Paul) starts filming in West Vancouver.
  • Monday, August 19th – Witches of East End films at Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam.
  • Monday, August 19th – Helena Bonham Carter visits Grouse Mountain Resort while partner Tim Burton directs Big Eyes courtroom showdown in Vancouver Art Gallery court room.
  • Monday, August 19th –  DeadlineTV reports Dana Davis & Peter Mason cast on Bryan Fuller’s Syfy pilot High Moon.

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