The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still staring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, a remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

The main entrance to SFU's Burnaby campus became Fort Linwood, where the spaceman was taken for questioning.

Looking south at the road coming up to the university.

Night shoot, exteriors.

Right: Transportation Centre became offices

Movie gear everywhere.

Getting the lighting right for a scene.

Land your black helicopter here.

Looking east-southeast as they prepare for the night shoot.

Assistant director office

Extras waiting for their scenes (James Douglas Room)

All photos copyright CGCameron 2008 except these first two taken from the official movie trailer.