KNIGHT RIDER SCHEDULED TO SHOOT HERE THIS FALL

KNIGHT RIDER SCHEDULED TO SHOOT HERE THIS FALL

  NBC’S affection for Hawaii as a location continues. The network and producers of the Knight Rider television show hope to film part of an episode on Oahu in October for about three days. In the show made famous by David Hasselhoff and the talking car KITT, Justin Bruening (below) now stars as Mike Traceur, the estranged son of Michael Knight (Hasselhoff). Mike teams up with KITT—an artificially intelligent Ford Shelby GT500KR—to fight crime in this continuation of the 1980s…

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SPECIAL “SOUL SURFER” SCREENING SUNDAY JULY 3

SPECIAL “SOUL SURFER” SCREENING SUNDAY JULY 3

              STAR ANNASOFIA ROBB ABD BETHANY HAMILTON TO ATTEND           Soul Surfer coming to Blu-ray™/DVD Combo Pack and DVD on August 2nd       Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has added a special screening of Soul Surfer to the post-parade Sunset on the Beach celebration at Queen’s Surf Beach on Sunday, July 3…Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of Hawaii’s teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who will join the parade along…

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ISLAND FILM GROUP & REDHEAD PROD. KNOTS DEAL; PREDATORS IS A GO

ISLAND FILM GROUP & REDHEAD PROD. KNOTS DEAL; PREDATORS IS A GO

TIA CARRERE TO STAR IN & PRODUCE RELL SUNN BIOPIC Island Film Group continues living up to its mission statement to produce locally made and crewed features as well as using current or former Hawaii writers. The production company headed by Roy Tjioe and Ric Galindez will executive produce the independent feature film KNOTS produced by veteran Hawaii filmmaker Dana Satler Hankins….KNOTS is a co production of Hankin’s Redhead Productions LLC and Island Film Group… The  $400,000 feature begins 10 days…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” NEEDS TO BOOK EXTRAS

“HAWAII FIVE-0” NEEDS TO BOOK EXTRAS

Hawaii Five-0 is looking for extras with adults of any age and ethnicity  for background extras and speaking roles…The casting call is Saturday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace…Participants should bring a headshot photograph and resume… The CBS Hawaii Five-0 premiere is Sept. 20.

ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

    Island Film Group encourages legislators, community leaders to support film industry tax credit measure now before Hawaii State Legislature       Island Film Group, the Honolulu-based production company behind Soul Surfer – directed by Sean McNamara and starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood and Hawaii’s own Sonya Balmores – is celebrating the ongoing box office success of the film….   Soul Surfer is the latest in a string of successful productions filmed in Hawaii…

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PRINCESS KAIULANI’S WORLD PREMIER AT HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN OCTOBER

PRINCESS KAIULANI’S WORLD PREMIER AT HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN OCTOBER

  Q’Orianka Kilcher portrays Princess Kaiulani   CONGRATULATIONS: Brett Wagner, who wrote and directed the Oahu-based film Chief, has won best-dramatic-short laurels at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. The festival is an Academy Award-accredited film festival which means that winners are eligible for Oscar nominations in their respective categories. According to Wagner, jurors included actress Sandra Oh, HBO executive producer Andrew Reimer, and L.A. Weekly film critic Ernest Hardy. Chief premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The film has won a…

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Pamela Anderson Does Pamela in Hana

Pamela Anderson Does Pamela in Hana

UPDATE: Former Baywatch actor Pamela Anderson filmed four days last week in Hana, Maui for her unscripted series on E! World of Wonder Prods. is behind Pamela, a half-hour show which debuts this summer. Anderson stayed at a friend’s house in Hana for the filming. According to producers, Pamela is observational in tone and does not feature the contrived situations found on other reality shows like Gene Simmons Family Jewels. Anderson is executive producing the series…It’s official. The tentatively titled The Reef by MGM is…

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HI FIVE-0 SEASON 3 SUNSET ON THE BEACH PREMIER IS SEPT. 23

HI FIVE-0 SEASON 3 SUNSET ON THE BEACH PREMIER IS SEPT. 23

KENDALL  JENNER (above), KIM KARDASHIAN’S SISTER, WILL APPEAR ON HAWAII FIVE-0 IN OCTOBER CBS on Monday is expected to announce that it’s hit series Hawaii Five-0 will hold is third consecutive Red Carpet Sunset on the Beach premier in Waikiki on Aug. 23…The primary cast as well as some series regulars will strut the Red Carpet meeting with news media… In other Five-0 news, Kendall Jenner is following in the footsteps of her big sister, Kim Kardashian, and is taking the leap from…

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TROPIC THUNDER FEVER BUILDING FOR AUG. 13 OPENING

TROPIC THUNDER FEVER BUILDING FOR AUG. 13 OPENING

Paramount Pictures has just released several new photos from the upcoming Ben Stiller summer war comedy Tropic Thunder. As you probably know it’s a comedy about five actors who go on location and find themselves relying on their boot camp experiences when they get stuck in a real war-like situation. The film stars Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Brandon T. Jackson and Jay Baruchel as a group of actors shooting a Platoon-esque war film in the jungle… Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. Several reviewers have said that the best part of…

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