Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale spinoff Sabrina the Teenage Witch, UFO series Blue Book, Life Sentence

Kiernan Shipka has been cast as Sabrina the Teenage Witch in a Riverdale spinoff.

Hollywood North fluttered back to life last week, with numerous TV productions getting back on set after holiday hiatuses.

A few more are back to work this week, and a new TV series is wrapping up its inaugural season already.

Here’s a rundown of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week. 

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Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale spinoff Sabrina the Teenage Witch, UFO series Blue Book, Life Sentence

Filming in Vancouver: Dwayne Johnson, Boyd Holbrook, John Cho, Deadly Class, and…UFOs

Li Jun Li and John star in Season 2 of the horror TV series The Exorcist

In this week’s roundup of what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene, a major blockbuster is about to depart. But there’s another feature film coming in that, like the one leaving, will shoot in both Vancouver and Shanghai. 

Meanwhile, there’s a new UFO–themed TV series and an assassin-filled TV pilot starting up this week, just as a horror TV series calls it a wrap.

Wondering what’s going on? Well, dear reader, read on.

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Filming in Vancouver: Dwayne Johnson, Boyd Holbrook, John Cho, Deadly Class, and…UFOs

Multiple UFOs Spotted Over Vancouver

This aircraft was seen above Nat Bailey Stadium on Sept. 3.

This aircraft was seen above Nat Bailey Stadium on Sept. 3.

Summer is traditionally high season for tourists in Vancouver, but recently the city has been swarmed by some real out-of-towners.

UFOs have sited around the city in recent weeks, hovering over multiple sites including Nat Bailey Stadium, Jericho Beach, Deep Cove and the intersection of Burrard and Cornwall Avenues.

A video posted on YouTube, taken by a fan during a recent Vancouver Canadians baseball game at Nat Bailey Stadium, shows a circular object with red and blue lights slowly rising in the night sky beyond centre field.  The tantalizing video, which has been viewed nearly 350,000 times and drawn more than 400 comments, zooms in for a few seconds, before cutting away to the game.

UFO conspiracists have been lighting up social media and Internet forums with speculation about the strange craft.   Some theorize that the bright stadium lights attracted the UFO, while others insist that it was just a special effect added to the video after it was taken.

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Multiple UFOs Spotted Over Vancouver