Filming in Vancouver: Jason Momoa, The Man in the High Castle, First Nations feature, Child’s Play

Jason Momoa

Today’s a busy day as there are two feature films and two TV series all starting up production.

One film is an Indigenous supernatural mystery while the other is a remake of a 1980s slasher flick.

On the TV side of things, a new futuristic Apple TV series boots up while a parallel-universe series gets into its fourth season.

Here’s the rundown of what’s going in Vancouver’s screen scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Jason Momoa, The Man in the High Castle, First Nations feature, Child’s Play

Filming in Vancouver: Lost in Space, Cosmos, Monkey Beach, and the Detour

Lost in Space

So this week’s roundup of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene is kind of spacey.

Well, what we mean by that is that we take a look at two TV series shooting here, one about science and space while the other is a science-fiction series about a family in space.

Speaking of families, there’s another series in the mix about a family on the run that has wound up in Vancouver this season.

Meanwhile on the local talent front, an Indigenous cinematic production will take a novel by a B.C. First Nations writer to the big screen.

So if you want to know more about all of this stuff, here’s a quick look at what’s shooting in Vancouver this week and in the weeks to come.

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Filming in Vancouver: Lost in Space, Cosmos, Monkey Beach, and the Detour

Bring Your Book: Three Vancouver Authors Share their Favourite Places in the City to Read

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A glass skyline that reflects vibrant summer sunsets, moody forests of damp mist after a winter rainfall, a medley of languages that pass by on city sidewalks, and neighbourhoods of coffee shops, used book stores, produce markets and theatre all just a walk away from the water’s edge; Vancouver has many places that inspire stories. And many authors who have been inspired to write here.

We asked four Vancouver authors from the Globe and Mail’s 100 Best Books of 2017 list where their favorite places in the city to read are, and here’s what they said:

 

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Bring Your Book: Three Vancouver Authors Share their Favourite Places in the City to Read