Monthly Archives: November 2012

ARROW’s Katie Cassidy & Colin Donnell Filming Downtown at Oceanic Plaza

Uh-oh Tommy. Looks like Laurel’s mad at you. Katie Cassidy’s Laurel paced up and down as the Arrow cameras rolled in downtown Vancouver’s Oceanic Plaza yesterday, before stepping right into Colin Donnell’s face in take after take. She talked and talked until he walked away. It should have been a romantic setting with that big balloon light floating [...]

BIG READ: Sarah McLachlan’s Holiday Music Video Shoot

Published November 29th, 2012 on Vancouver is Awesome Sarah McLachlan’s new holiday classic “Find Your Voice” filmed its music video on a block of West 13th Avenue near Vancouver City Hall last Sunday. It features students from her Sarah McLachlan School of Music: exuberant students who spent all afternoon doing take after take fuled by [...]

SHOOT: SUPERNATURAL’s 1950s Time Travellers in Gastown for 8×12 – Updated

Tonight a light high on a hoist above Cambie Street in Gastown lit up the alley that runs diagonally to West Cordova where two 1950s era vehicles were parked. Add smoke machines and a strobe light to simulate lightning and it looks like we have the setting for a Cary Grant-style cult member named Henry to [...]

SHOOT: Lance Reddick Returns for FRINGE 5×12 – Updated

It was good to see Lance Reddick  in aging makeup on set today at Harbour Green Park in Coal Harbour filming the second to last episode of Fringe. This is not his first appearance in the final season but probably the first opportunity for fans to talk to him and express their gratitude for his stellar [...]

SHOOT: ROGUE Wraps Season One with Thandie Newton & Marton Csokas

Marton Csokas, Thandie Newton & Matthew Beard @2013 DirecTV’s  first original series Rogue stars Thandie Newton (Mission Impossible 2, Crash) as Grace, a morally-compromised undercover cop in Oakland, who’s cavorting with Marton Csokas’s crime boss, who may have been involved in her son’s death. Now that’s a complicated relationship. Rogue wrapped filming of its first season of ten episodes on Friday in [...]

WEEK: November 19-25, 2012

Sunday, November 25th – Once Upon a Time‘s episode 2×08, Into the Deep featuring Colin O’Donoghue as Hook and Barbara Hershey as Cora. Sunday, November 25th – Sarah McLachlan holiday music video shoot on West 13th in Vancouver. Friday, November 23rd – DirectTV’s Rogue wraps filming of its first season of 10 episodes. Friday, November 23rd [...]

SHOOT: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Process Trailer Scene in Steveston for 2×12 – Updated

Sometimes when Once Upon a Time films in Steveston, there isn’t much to see. Or what we see can’t be talked about. Wednesday afternoon and evening are examples of those kinds of shoots. Crew wrapped Mr. Gold’s in what looked like a giant white marshmallow for the afternoon shoot so that even doorway scenes weren’t visible.. Luckily for those [...]

SHOOT: FRINGE’s Big Hug in the West End for 5×11 – Updated

Fringe [finished filming its third] to last episode ever today in the pouring rain in Vancouver’s West End in front of fans who’d travelled from as far as Australia and Russia to see their show wrap. The highlight of the morning had to be a big hug scene between Joshua Jackson’s Peter Bishop and his TV father, [...]

SHOOT: FRINGE Films Pickup Scenes For 5×11 in Chinatown With Mysterious 5th Passenger in Mini-Van – Updated

Fringe filmed some pickup scenes for the eleventh episode of the final season in Chinatown on Friday with photo doubles for Peter, Olivia, Walter, the child Observer and an unknown fifth person walking to and driving quickly in the wood-panelled blue mini-van. It’s hard to tell from the back of a photo double who that [...]

SHOOT: BATES MOTEL Films in Steveston with Lost’s Nestor Carbonell & Pan Am’s Mike Vogel for 1×04 – Updated

Updated April 8, 2013 – In 1×04 Trust Me, the Sheriff & Deputy Sheriff are called to the docks where a fisherman has found murdered Keith Summers’s hand in his net. A&E’s contemporary Psycho prequel series Bates Motel  focuses on a younger version of Psycho movie killer Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) in present-day Oregon and explores his [...]

WEEK: November 12-18, 2012

Sunday, November 18th – Once Upon a Time pre-empted by American Music Awards. New episode 2×08, Into the Deep, airs next Sunday. Sunday, November 18th – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2 boasts a US$349 million global opening weekend via Saturday, November 17th – Bates Motel films at the HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel. Friday, November [...]