Filming in Vancouver: Liam Neeson, new TV pilots, and Joshua Sasse and Kylie Minogue no more?

You better not get in Liam Neeson’s way in Vancouver because he’s out for revenge in his new film Hard Powder.

In this week’s roundup of Vancouver-shot productions, we have a few new project announcements to go over. There’s a Holllywood revenge thriller, and three new TV pilots including a man-made disaster drama, a sci-fi refugee drama, and a female cop comedy.

Plus, there’s some news about a Brit actor, who was shooting in town, splitting up with his Australian pop star fiancée.

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Vancouver Screen Scene: Elizabeth Banks, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jimmy Fallon seen around town

Elizabeth Banks is in town to play the villain Rita Repulsa in the big-screen reboot of the Power Rangers.

Elizabeth Banks is in town to play the villain Rita Repulsa in the big-screen reboot of the Power Rangers.

While Vancouver may be nicknamed Hollywood North, it might as well be also known as Fanboy/girl/person Central.

You see, our city has long been the shooting destination for numerous sci-fi and fantasy series and films, with many thanks in part to the booming local visual FX industry. (Vancouver became the world’s largest visual effects and animation hub after Sony Imageworks relocated its headquarters here last July.)

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Vancouver Screen Scene: Elizabeth Banks, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jimmy Fallon seen around town

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