“HAWAII FIVE-0” BUSY WITH MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

“HAWAII FIVE-0” BUSY WITH MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

SECRET: FIVE-0’S  GRACE PARK & DANIEL DAE KIM  IN TONIGHT’S HONOLULU CITY LIGHTS PARADE Hawaii Five-0 stars  Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park will ride in tonight’s Honolulu City Lights Parade in a black Chevrolet Camaro convertible just before Santa Claus at the end of the parade, according to Five-0 production sources. It also looks like the Castle High School band will precede the Camaro playing the Hawaii Five-0 theme when Kim and Park arrive at  the television  platform fronting Honolulu Hale. Kim’s family…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” BOOKED FOR OAHU SERIES? CBS LIKELY TO ANNOUNCE TOMORROW

“HAWAII FIVE-0” BOOKED FOR OAHU SERIES? CBS LIKELY TO ANNOUNCE TOMORROW

STATE OFFICIAl SAYS CBS CONFIRMED WITH HER THAT THE SERIES IS GREENLIT. According to published reports – Los Angeles Times and Variety  – CBS has greenlit Hawaii Five-O for a series. BUT CBS is declining comment at least publicly until tomorrow May 19 when the network announces in New York City its fall schedule and advertisers. Several Hawaii crew who worked on the Five-0 pilot earlier this year told Reel Hawaii they have not been contacted that the series is a…

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HAWAII FIVE-0 CASTING WINDING DOWN; GRACE PARK NEWEST ADDITION

HAWAII FIVE-0 CASTING WINDING DOWN; GRACE PARK NEWEST ADDITION

BUT WHO WILL PORTRAY THE ICONIC DANNO? James MacArthur will not make even a cameo in the pilot. The actor tells Reel Hawaii “I have nothing to do with the new show.  I hope it is a big hit for all concerned.  The state could sure use it”… Battlestar Galactica‘s Grace Park has joined the cast of CBS’s updated Hawaii Five-O slated to start filming on Oahu March 8 or 15….Park will play Kona Kalakua, niece of squad member Chin…

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BIG ISLAND SITE FOR TELEVISED 2010 RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES FINAL

BIG ISLAND SITE FOR TELEVISED 2010 RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES FINAL

OHINA SHORT FILM SHOWCASE IS BACK! The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2010 grand final will be held on the Big Island in Hilo at a waterfall on private land…The televised special will be held Sept. 12 from 4-8 p.m….Other stops on the tour have been in Switzerland and Italy…Mainland production executive Richard Drake, who worked on the recent Predators film also shot on the Big Island, is doing the majority of the key planning for the event…The event currently…

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BOOK ‘EM AGAIN DANNO!

BOOK ‘EM AGAIN DANNO!

CBS GREENLIGHTS HAWAII 5-0 PILOT Soul Surfer Filming Pushed to Feb. 2 Mayor Mufi Hannemann Attends Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles It’s the series franchise that won’t go away… CBS has greenlit the long talked about updated version of the police series Hawaii Five-0… Screenwriters are Alex Kurtzman (above left), Roberto Orci (above right) , and “CSI: NY” executive producer Peter Lenkov… According to the Hollywood Reporter, Kurtzman and Orci co-wrote the pilot story with Lenkov with all three executive…

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PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Imagine the West Oahu plain transformed into a film production and creative media center with businesses that produce high tech computer generated special effects for movies that are being made around the world.  Then imagine a new film production studio and a thriving hotel and restaurant industry to support that trade…Producer Chris Lee sees the future there as a place where film students can pursue their passions for the visual arts at the UH West Oahu campus…He believes that a development could…

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DISNEY TO FILM “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES” IN HAWAII!

DISNEY TO FILM “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES” IN HAWAII!

THE DISNEY PICTURES’ PRODUCTION MAY GENERATE $85 MILLION HERE State agencies/county film offices had two-week deadline from Disney/Bruckheimer to assist in making it happen or lose to an international location Largest production for Kauai since the Ben Stiller comedy Tropic Thunder BULLETIN As mentioned in Reel Hawaii for weeks, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of Disney’s action adventure film series from Jerry Bruckheimer Films will be filmed on Kauai and Oahu this summer with preproduction starting…

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Brosnan, Huffman, Madsen, Quaid: Maui Film Festival Honorees

Brosnan, Huffman, Madsen, Quaid: Maui Film Festival Honorees

  UPDATE: It’s official. Pierce Brosnan, Virginia Madsen, Dennis Quaid and Felicity Huffman as reported here last week are the honorees for MFF’S Intimate Conversations & Awards Tributes. Quaid, Madsen, and Brosnan will be honored Thursday, June 12, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Huffman’s tribute is Friday, June 13, 8 – 10 p.m.also at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa during which the Hawaii Premiere of the actor’s latest film Phoebe in Wonderland will be shown. Quaid…

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SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” SMOOTH SAILING ON MAUI

SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” SMOOTH SAILING ON MAUI

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN SEQUEL TO FILM FIRST ON KAUAI IN LATE JUNE THEN ON OAHU. Adam Sandler‘s (above left) Just Go With It feature also starring Jennifer Aniston (center), and Nicole Kidman (right) is in full production in Wailea where the first week of filming was all at the Grand Wailea Resort with scenes in the lobby, a gift store, and three nights on the beach fronting the hotel for an elaborate luau scene… I spent a day hanging out…

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