Search Results

Showing 1-10 results for "amanda tapping furminger"

Eric McCormack, Amanda Tapping perform at July 4 Vancouver event to support kids in desperate need

July 4, 2018
Songs and Stories of Love and Hope: A Benefit for Healing Families

She raw: 5 kickass women in film

March 2, 2017
During the first season of Star Trek, the actress who played Lieutenant Uhura – Nichelle Nichols – seriously considered leaving the show. She’d portrayed far more interesting characters as a . . .

CBC’s The Romeo Section dramatizes decades of gangs, drugs and espionage in Vancouver

October 11, 2016
In the world of The Romeo Section, CBC Television’s critically acclaimed drama about Vancouver’s homegrown espionage scene, lying is as commonplace as breathing. Characters lie to get what they. . .

Back to deep space with 'Dark Matter' director Amanda Tapping

June 22, 2015
It wasn’t long into Stargate SG-1’s 10-season run that a passionate fandom began to form around Amanda Tapping and her character, Captain Samantha Carter. Some of these fans can trace their . . .

SHORTS: Strange Empire cancelled; Amanda Tapping honoured; Northwest Horror Show

March 16, 2015
-CBC has cancelled the locally produced series Strange Empire after one season. Shot in Langley and employing a long list of Vancouver actors and actresses (including Terry Chen, April Telek, Ali . . .

Doctor Who director encourages female filmmakers to embrace the dark side

December 18, 2014
Women are geeking hard for genre entertainment. For decades, the genre sphere – which includes horror, science fiction, fantasy, action, and any combination thereof – was considered the domain . . .

Local filmmaker mines divorce for 'Storyhive' film

September 10, 2014
If Krista Rand’s performance in Lead and Follow comes across as gut-wrenchingly authentic, that’s because it is. In the emotional short – one of 10 funded in part by TELUS’ Storyhive competition,. . .

Behind the scenes 'Package Deal'

September 3, 2014
I step onto the set of Package Deal a couple of hours after binge-watching the entire first season. I’ve been on soundstages before, so the realities of set life no longer take me by surprise, but . . .

Christopher Heyerdahl revels in twisted 'Hell on Wheels' role

August 6, 2014
Christopher Heyerdahl loves to play. This love was on display in the sci-fi series Sanctuary, where the Vancouver actor portrayed both a guilt-ridden Jack the Ripper and a domesticated Bigfoot . . .

Reel People: Cory Monteith, Queer Film Fest and more

July 8, 2014
Vancouver’s second largest film festival returns on Aug. 14 with a jam-packed line-up of thought-provoking queer cinema. With more than 80 films from 11 countries on its schedule, the 26th edition . . .

Popular Vancouver Courier

Sign Up For Our e-Newsletter!
Find the Vancouver Courier Newspaper