90’s heartthrob Ryan Phillippe rose to fame through movies like I Know What You Did Last Summer and Cruel Intentions. More recently he was the star of action drama series Shooter which ran for three seasons.
Now the 44-year-old actor from Delaware will play the lead role in a re-imagined tale of Frankenstein. Phillippe plays San Fran homicide detective Mark Escher who dies in the line of duty and is brought back to life, by none other than Dr. Victor Frankenstein.
The show, titled Alive, is scheduled to shoot its pilot episode in town from March 19 to April 5.The drama project is one of ten that Vancouver landed this pilot season, outpacing both NYC and LA.
— dr. philz (@RyanPhillippe) March 19, 2019
Katrina Law, star of the uber popular Vancouver-filed superhero show Arrow also stars and plays his wife Elizabeth. Dr. Frankenstein is played by Aaron Staton known for his role on Mad Men.
Who else is in town?
- Carlos & Alexa PenaVega are filming together in Vancouver
- Dr. Quinn aka Jane Seymour is filming in Vancouver
- Judy Greer & John Cena are filming in Vancouver
- SNL Alumni Nasim Pedrad is filming in Vancouver
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