February 19, 2018

The New “Ninja Turtles” Have Been Cast

Three more names are set to play the heroes in a half shell in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes. Pete Ploszek ("Parks and Recreation") has been cast as Leonardo, Jeremy Howard ("Breaking Bad") will play Donatello and Noel Fisher ("Hatfields & McCoys") will play Michaelangelo. They join the already … [Read more...]

The “24” Movie Has Been Called Off?

"Olympus Has Fallen" director Antoine Fuqua says that the film version of the hit Fox action series "24" is dead. Fuqua was the front runner to direct the project, which was put on indefinite hold a year ago. "Yeah, that's not happening. I don't think it's gonna happen at all, definitely not with me. I met with Kiefer [Sutherland], Fox wanted to … [Read more...]

House fire in West Vancouver may have been linked to drug lab

Police have confirmed a drug lab is now being dismantled at a house in West Vancouver, but no arrests have been made.  A search warrant was executed Tuesday afternoon at the home in the 5500 block of Greenleaf Road where fire broke out Monday. It's believed the hazardous materials involved the production of crystal methamphetamine at … [Read more...]

“Prejudice and Zombies” Has Been Resurrected

The film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" has been resurrected. The Megan Ellison-backed Panorama Media has come onboard to produce, finance and handle foreign sales on the project. They join the previously attached Darko Entertainment, Handsomecharlie Films and producer Allison Shearmur. David O. Russell … [Read more...]

“It’s been blown out of proportion.”

That from an employee of Gateway Casinos on the issue of problem gambling. That's just one of many concerns being raised by opponents of  a proposed 100-million project at a public hearing before Surrey City Council. Sean, for one, says he's spoken to thousands of customers, "Over the past two years, I have noticed three players that … [Read more...]

Mental health policy in the workplace has been delayed

It's taking longer than expected for the Federal Government to implement a new policy for mental health in the workplace. It was supposed to be done this month. The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace will establish voluntary guidelines for employers. It has been in the works more than two years. Labour … [Read more...]

IHIT has been called to Surrey after a body was found

Surrey mounties called in the Intigrated Homicide Investigation Team Thursday night. IHIT's Corporal Adam MaCintosh says the case is in its early stages and there isn't much he can make public. "Shortly after 7pm Surrey RCMP were called to a residence in the Fleetwood area as a result they entered into an homicide investigation. An individual was … [Read more...]

Another mill in BC has been destroyed by fire

Chris Zettel with the City of Cranbrook says a call came into the fire department just before 9:00 pm Pacific that the Tembec planer mill was ablaze. He says the part of the property affected has been empty and idle for several years. He believes the building is about 30,000 square feet, "There's some other buildings on the property; there's a … [Read more...]

Murder victim had been facing multiple charges

The man who was shot dead last night at his East Vancouver home was Alexander Julian Liang. Police have now confirmed his identity as the victim of the city's 8th homicide of the year. The targeted hit happened at the 21-year-old's home on east Sixth Avenue and Rupert. Court records say Liang was facing various charges. They include robbery, … [Read more...]

Accused kitten tortured had been nabbed by transit police

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by transit police in Vancouver.       Jordan Dale Lucas had been wanted by local police for robbery and weapons offences. He was nabbed Thursday at the Richmond Brighouse Canada Line station. This is the same man charged with animal cruelty this week after an investigation by the BC … [Read more...]