JOSH HOLLOWAY AND WIFE YESSICA CELEBRATE CHILD’S BIRTH

JOSH HOLLOWAY AND WIFE YESSICA CELEBRATE CHILD’S BIRTH

      Josh Holloway, who portrays the character  Sawyer on ABC’s Lost, are parents. The East Oahu couple welcomed their first child, daughter Java Kumala, on April 9. The actor was set  to attend the recent Royal Hawaiian/Louis Vuitton fundraiser for the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation, but canceled after Yessica went into labor. The couple married in 2004…   Fellow Lost actors Daniel Dae Kim and Michael Emerson told Reel Hawaii that the couple will be excellent parents…”I know that Josh…

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“THE DESCENDANTS” OPENS IN THEATERS IN DECEMBER

“THE DESCENDANTS” OPENS IN THEATERS IN DECEMBER

        CHECK OUT THE DESCENDANTS TRAILER AT: http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/movie/descendants/trailers               The dramedy The Descendants that was filmed on Oahu and Kauai opens nationwide in  theaters Dec, 16.     Here’s the story: Matt King (Clooney above), an indifferent husband and father of two girls, is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” BEGINS FILMING: AFTER 30 YEARS STEVE MCGARRETT IS BACK

“HAWAII FIVE-0” BEGINS FILMING: AFTER 30 YEARS STEVE MCGARRETT IS BACK

HAWAII FIVE-0 kicked off production in Honolulu today with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host culture. (left to right) Series stars Grace Park, Alex Õ’Loughlin, Scott Caan and Daniel Dae Kim, with executive producer Peter Lenkov receive the blessing from Kahu Kelekona Bishaw from Kamehameha Schools. Photo: Mario Perez/CBS This Hawaii Five-0 is a contemporary take on the classic series about a new elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes…

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NBC’s “THE EVENT” WRAPS AS HI DOUBLES FOR CARIBBEAN

NBC’s “THE EVENT” WRAPS AS HI DOUBLES FOR CARIBBEAN

RUMOR: IF HAWAII FIVE-0 IS GREEN LIT BY CBS IT WILL BE SHOT IN LOS ANGELES. PRODUCTION EXEC SAYS NO, “IT WOULD EFFECTIVELY KILL THE SERIES.” The Event filming at Oahu’s Spitting Caves NBC wrapped up three days of busy filming on Oahu for part of the pilot The Event. Hawaii doubled as the Caribbean island of St. Lucia with scenes shot at Secret Beach at the Kualoa Fishpond, Correa Ranch in Waimanalo, and China Walls and Spitting Cave in…

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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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TROPIC THUNDER “MAHALO KAUAI” PREMIER SET FOR AUG. 14

TROPIC THUNDER “MAHALO KAUAI” PREMIER SET FOR AUG. 14

    DreamWorks Pictures, Red Hour Films and Kauai County will hold a private, invitation-only premier of Tropic Thunder at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at Kukui Grove Cinema for county workers who helped the production through it’s nearly nine months on the Garden Isle. The premier is being organized by Kauai Film Commissioner Art Umezu. The film opens nationally Aug. 13. Most of the film starring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black was shot on Kauai. None of the…

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TNT’S “WEDDING DAY” MAKES COUPLE’S DREAM WEDDING COME TRUE ON MAUI

TNT’S “WEDDING DAY” MAKES COUPLE’S DREAM WEDDING COME TRUE ON MAUI

Southern California residents Tyra Moe and Richard Hidalgo received the destination wedding of their dreams on Maui last September and TNT’s new reality show Wedding Day, a Mark Burnett/Dreamworks Production, captured the couple’s romantic journey in a one-hour Hawaii episode that airs Saturday, Aug. 8 at 6 a.m. HDT…The show features the Maui wedding and a special visit to Kaua‘i…Tyra is a firefighter and Richard is a lifeguard; both in Imperial Beach, CA…Their lifestyles are so chaotic and demanding they had conceded their dream wedding…

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ALERT! SAG BOARD TURNS DOWN STUDIOS OFFER

ALERT! SAG BOARD TURNS DOWN STUDIOS OFFER

The board of the Screen Actors Guild rejected the “final offer” by the Hollywood studios for a new contract covering the union’s 120,000 members, creating fresh uncertainty about whether and when the seven-month labor dispute will end, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Times said that the rejection was anticipated because the studios’ proposal contained a provision that SAG negotiators viewed as a non-starter.  Not good news for an industry where production activity has already slowed. The studios and SAG seemed…

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REALITY SHOW TO FILM ON BIG ISLAND; HBO’S ENTOURAGE MAY FILM ON OAHU IN AUGUST

REALITY SHOW TO FILM ON BIG ISLAND; HBO’S ENTOURAGE MAY FILM ON OAHU IN AUGUST

        LMNO Productions, Inc., one of the leading producers of programming for the premier American cable networks, next week will begin filming for about two days an as yet unnamed reality show on the Big Island with a 10-person crew while based at the Hilton Waikoloa Resort. Filming will take place at the resort and off property. Some Big Islanders working on the show or connected to it have had to sign confidentially agreements to not discuss the show. The production…

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