Damon & Soderbergh To Bring The Informant to Oahu in June

Damon & Soderbergh To Bring The Informant to Oahu in June

  UPDATE: Done Deal! Warner Bros.’ The Informant starring Matt Damon and directed by Stephen Soderbergh (Ocean’s Eleven, Erin Brockovich, Traffic) will film on Oahu for two days the last week of June. The brief filming will all be at a very rarely used location where the production also will be based. Pre production begins June 10 for set construction and other advance work. Since Hawaii is the last location for the big budget film, the production for continuity will bring the majority…

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“JOURNEY” ON THE HORIZON

“JOURNEY” ON THE HORIZON

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (top) and Michael Caine (above) will star in New Line’s Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D sequel. Johnson will play Josh Hutcherson’s mom’s boyfriend, filling in for Brendan Fraser. The sequel’s tentative title is Journey 2: The Mysterious Island will follow Hutcherson and Johnson journeying to a mysterious island where they’ll try to rescue the missing Grandpa Hutcherson… Caine’s role isn’t a cameo. The 77-year-old actor will be featured in action scenes including one…

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Rachael Ray Show Heads to Maui; NBC’s Momma’s Boys May Land Here

Rachael Ray Show Heads to Maui; NBC’s Momma’s Boys May Land Here

    Rachael Ray, an Emmy Award-winning, daily one-hour syndicated talk show and among the top-ranked daytime programs on television, will film five shows shows on Maui this June featuring restaurants all over the Valley Isle. The show is in its second season. Ray has had a successful career as an iconic Food Network television personality, bestselling cookbook author and editor–in-chief of her own lifestyle magazine. In the fall of 2007, she launched the program Rachael Ray…     Welcome Back NBC: NBC and…

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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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U’S “BATTLESHIP” TO FILM IN HAWAII THIS SUMMER BUT AUSTRALIA FIRST

U’S “BATTLESHIP” TO FILM IN HAWAII THIS SUMMER BUT AUSTRALIA FIRST

BATTLESHIP DIRECTOR PETER BERG TELLS REPORTERS “MOST” OF THE FILMING WILL BE IN AUSTRALIA The Hawaii filming of Universal Studio’s $150-million mega pic Battleship has been pushed until mid summer while the production likely will start the shoot in Australia, several sources have confirmed. That’s a reversal of the original plans since producers were going to film in Hawaii first beginning as soon as April…Not to worry, a source says, this “alternative” was always in the plan as a possibility……

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“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…

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JERRY BRUCKHEIMER’S COOLER KINGS PILOT IS A GO ON OAHU

JERRY BRUCKHEIMER’S COOLER KINGS PILOT IS A GO ON OAHU

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER Jerry Bruckheimer‘s/Warner Bros. Cooler Kings pilot for A&E plans to film on Oahu in late September for 15 days, including 12 days of principal photography. A preliminary scout on Oahu is scheduled the end of the month; according to Los Angeles and Hawaii sources preproduction could start Sept. 8, the day after Labor Day. Budget reportedly is just over $2 million… The challenge for the producers of Cooler Kings and the Soul Surfer feature film will…

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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.

MAUI CHOPPER HERO TV SERIES SET FOR VALLEY ISLE

MAUI CHOPPER HERO TV SERIES SET FOR VALLEY ISLE

    Reality shows continue to favor Hawaii’s Neighbor Island as locations and Maui is no stranger to that genre. truTV – formerly Court TV – has begun producing six, half-hour episodes of the tentatively titled Maui Chopper. The series, which began filming July 4th and continues for eight weeks, features rescue helicopter pilots who “navigate some of the windiest and most dangerous skies in the world as they rescue hikers, surfers and anyone else who encounters danger in the…

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