Filming in Vancouver: Lost in Space, When Calls the Heart, Siren, and more

Lost in Space

Last week, we took a lengthy stroll through a whole onslaught of TV series coming back to shoot their next seasons in Vancouver.

This week, we’ve got a gaggle more to discuss, covering everything from sci-fi to romantic period pieces.

Since there’s a lot on the slate, let’s get to it, shall we?

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Filming in Vancouver: Lost in Space, When Calls the Heart, Siren, and more

Filming in Vancouver: The Good Doctor, Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, and more

Several superhero TV series filmed in Vancouver, including The Flash and Arrow, have been renewed for another season.

Good news, TV viewers: many of your favourite TV series have been renewed for another season. Which also means that many of your favourite TV stars will be returning to Vancouver for filming. Double win!

Okay, so now the bad news.

While nothing has been confirmed yet, there are a handful of series whose future is yet undetermined.

We’ll take a look at all of those, as well as a Chinese feature film visiting here for a week, and a TV series about one of the biggest medical disasters in Canadian history.

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Filming in Vancouver: The Good Doctor, Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, and more

Free CBC downtown musical nooner series starts this Friday!

The CBC free summer concert series Musical Nooners kicks off this Friday, July 7 with a performance by Said the Whale. The local Juno Award-winning indie rock band Said The Whale headlines the special two-hour concert, which begins at noon with a set by local act Fake Shark.

Other highlights of the series include a Kids Day, a Brazilian-style dance party, and more singer/songwriters than you can shake a Peter Gzowski at. Scroll down for more.  Continue reading:
Free CBC downtown musical nooner series starts this Friday!

Vancouver Screen Scene: From The Predator to Britney and Bachelorette Canada

The Bachelorette Canada

The Bachelorette Canada and its harem of men are leaving town.

This week, a number of productions are leaving town, including the Britney Spears biopic and a CBC spy thriller series.

But taking their place is one predatory production. (And no, we we’re not talking about The Bachelorette Canada.)

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Vancouver Screen Scene: From The Predator to Britney and Bachelorette Canada

Vancouver Screen Scene: From Helen Hunt and Thandie Newton to the Romeo Section

Helen Hunt will shoot Live Like Line in Vancouver.

Helen Hunt will be shooting a film in Vancouver in August.

This week’s roundup of Vancouver-shot productions takes a turn for the darker, the mysterious, and the gritty.

But that doesn’t mean they can’t be inspirational.

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Vancouver Screen Scene: From Helen Hunt and Thandie Newton to the Romeo Section

Season Five of CBC Vancouver’s Musical Nooners Begins in True Summer Style

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The Boom Booms take the stage to kick off the free outdoor concert series July 4

CBC Vancouver’s free summer-long concert series, Musical Nooners, returns to the outdoor stage at the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre on Friday, July 4th at 12:00 pm with a performance from Canadian indie roots soul band, The Boom Booms hosted by CBC News Vancouver’s Gloria Macarenko.

“We hear from Vancouverites all year long who eagerly await the start of CBC Vancouver’s Musical Nooners,” says Johnny Michel, managing director, CBC British Columbia and Alberta. “The concert series has become an iconic status of summer in Vancouver. It gives me true pleasure to see the community come together, dancing and singing each day, while being exposed to new local and even international musical talent.  The artists are diverse and reflect the wonderful multicultural society that makes up this great city.”

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Season Five of CBC Vancouver’s Musical Nooners Begins in True Summer Style