Filming in Vancouver: Jurassic World, The Stand, Helstrom, Kung Fu, and more

James Marsden

In this week’s look at what’s filming in Vancouver, there’s everything from prehistoric creatures and martial arts to satanic superbeings and post-apocalyptic drama.

A dinosaur blockbuster has departed from this part of the world for shoots elsewhere, taking with it some big Hollywood names.

In its place are several other projects, including a TV pilot in which part of a family finds themselves immersed in a mysterious primeval world after a sinkhole rips open in Los Angeles.

Meanwhile, the 1970s are a recurring theme in source material this week.

A TV adaptation of a 1970s post-apocalyptic horror-fantasy novel calls it a wrap while a ‘70s martial-arts TV series gets rebooted with an update for the identity of the lead character.

Speaking of adaptations, two hellish Marvel Comics characters are making the transition from page to screen with a fiery new TV series.

So if any or all of this interests you, here’s our roundup of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene.

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Filming in Vancouver: Jurassic World, The Stand, Helstrom, Kung Fu, and more

Top 4 Must-See Concerts in Vancouver this February

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The weather may still be chilly, but the stages are heating up in Vancouver this February. Here’s a look at five must-see concerts, including a rare performance from a Seattle grunge supergroup who is no longer Superunknown.

Muse, Feb. 6 at Rogers Arena: Fans of rock from across the pond shouldn’t miss this show featuring the English rock band from Devon.  Formed back in 1994, Muse fuses multiple genres, including progressive and alternative rock, heavy metal, classical music and electronica.  Best known for the 2006 smash record Black Holes and Revelations, Muse recently released their sixth studio album, The 2nd Law.  Tickets from $39.50

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Top 4 Must-See Concerts in Vancouver this February