BCFC Production Update
Production activity has been busy this summer with a number of big features in town and a steady stream of US TV series in production. As of August 26th, BCFC's internal film list has 29 projects listed, including 7 Feature films, 1 DVD feature, 7 MOWs, 1 Pilot, 1 Mini-series and 12 TV series.
Currently, 20th Century Fox is filming "The A Team", a remake of the mid-eighties TV series of the same name, "Marmaduke" a live action/animated adaptation of the Great Dane comic strip, and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" based on Jeff Kinney's bestselling series of kids books. "Sucker Punch", directed by Zack Snyder who previously shot "The Watchmen" in BC, Summit Entertainment's third installment of Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series "Eclipse" and Universal's "The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud" have also recently started production. In addition, a number of features recently wrapped including Disney's "Tron 2", 20th Century Fox's "Percy Jackson", "Ramona and Beezus" and MGM's "Hot Tub Time Machine".
B.C. is also busy with a number of U.S. television series. Warner Bros. has five series shooting this summer including Season 9 of "Smallville", Season 5 of "Supernatural", Season 1 of "V", Season 2 of "Fringe" (which relocated to Vancouver from New York) and the new series "Human Target" based on the DC comic book of the same name. Three new series are also making B.C. their home base - "Hiccups", starring Brent Butt, Nickolodean's new action-adventure comedy series, "The Troop", and the Sci Fi Channel's "Battlestar Galactica" series "Caprica". Other TV series in production include MGM's "Stargate Universe" and Season 4 of "Psych". For a complete list of what projects are shooting in BC, download BC Film Commission's weekly Film List here