Vancouver Weekly Wrapup: 3/21/17

The Good Terrorist

♦ The Vancouver South African Film Festival begins March 31st! Check out the lineup and buy tickets now… LEARN MORE

♦ NBC VR Pilot Reverie shooting in downtown Vancouver; local casting by Coreen Mayrs and Heike Brandstatter: – NBC virtual reality pilot Reverie filmed in a downtown Vancouver skate park last night. What’s it about? Mara (Person of Interest’s Sarah Shahi),a college professor trained in counter terrorism is brought onto an immersive, customized virtual reality project called Reverie by her old boss Charlie Ventanaana (Dennis Haysbert)… READ MORE

Liam Neeson, starring in Hard Powder

♦ A movie denied permission to film in Alberta’s national parks is now on location in British Columbia. Staff for the movie “Hard Powder” confirm they are looking for extras for several days of filming in Fernie and Cranbrook. Parks Canada turned the movie down after it learned the film’s plot included an aboriginal gang leader…

♦ Feature film “Puppy Love” set to begin shooting in Edmonton. Casting by Sue Bistrow – It’s been his dream for 15 years, nearly half his life, and it’s kicking off with an accident. Local director Michael Maxxis starts shooting his first feature film Friday — cameras rolling on a 1987 Dodge Daytona rolling over on the highway east of Edmonton… READ MORE

Compiled and submitted by Meagan Hotz



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