“HAWAII FIVE-0” BOOKED FOR FULL SEASON PICKUP

“HAWAII FIVE-0” BOOKED FOR FULL SEASON PICKUP

“Hawaii Five-0,” “one of the top five new programs of the season, was given given full season orders today by CBS…Already set to shoot 12 episodes, the network has ordered and additional 10 hour-lomg episodes… “Hawaii Five-0,”, television’s number one new series, has won its Monday (10:00-11:00 p.m.) time period in key demographics every week this season as well as four weeks in viewers. The series is averaging 14.15 million viewers and a 4.1/11 in adults 18-49.  It also ranks as…

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HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

  RELATIVITY MEDIA AND SHANGRI-LA INDUSTRIES WOULD BUILD STATE OF THE ART “GREEN” PRODUCTION FACILITIES ON OAHU AND MAUI           Potential to create 10,000 jobs and generate more than $5 billion annually       The bill has passed several committees in both the House & Senate of the Hawaii State Legislature.  It’s now before the Conference Committee, who is charged with conforming both versions of the bill for a final presentation to the full voting…

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JP4 IN THE WORKS BUT WHERE WILL IT FILM?

JP4 IN THE WORKS BUT WHERE WILL IT FILM?

                    Steven Spielberg tells Comic-Com audience that he’s at work on Jurassic Park 4, a new installment in the dinosaur franchise he launched in 1993       “We have a story, I can happily announce,” Spielberg told the San Diego Convention Center’s Hall crowd. “We have a writer who is writing the treatment and hopefully we are going to make Jurassic Park 4 in all of your foreseeable futures —…

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KNIGHT RIDER TO FILM 2 DAYS ON OAHU

KNIGHT RIDER TO FILM 2 DAYS ON OAHU

  NBC’s Knight Rider series will film two days on Oahu – Oct. 25 and 26 – all on the North Shore and primarily at the Turtle Bay Resort where cast and the Los Angeles crew will be staying. The iconic 1980s television series that starred David Hasselhoff has been reinvented and updated showcasing the new car KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand) which is now equipped with an “AI” (artificial intelligence)  capable of hacking almost any system. KITT is not…

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AT&T To Film Two Commercials on Oahu Simultaneously

AT&T To Film Two Commercials on Oahu Simultaneously

AT&T descends on Oahu next week to film two commercials on the same days but in different locations using major L.A. production houses and New York advertising agencies. Harvest productions of Santa Monica, CA has done commercials for General Motors and Nike to name a few. The shoot will be at two east Oahu beaches on Monday and Tuesday but in the commercial is supposed to be the same beach. Hawaii doubles for Spain. The beach location in the story…

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LYCHEE THIEVES WRAPS THIS WEEK

LYCHEE THIEVES WRAPS THIS WEEK

Lychee I It’s a bit unusual even on a independent film when the cast and crew start eating the main prop. But no one on Lychee Thieves, the indie written and directed by Hawaii born and raised Kathleen Man (right), seemed to mind since the oh-so-ripe lychees that were being picked for two days of filming at a cozy Kaneohe home would have just gone to waste after their 15 minutes of fame. So there was Man, co producer Matt…

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CALLING ALL BACKGROUND ACTORS FOR THE HONEYMOON

CALLING ALL BACKGROUND ACTORS FOR THE HONEYMOON

Island FilmGroup and MarVista Entertainment’s film THE HONEYMOON needs background actors for an upscale wedding scene to be shot next week at the Kahala Resort and later “Luxury Cruiseliner Scenes.” Here are the details: Age range: 20 years – 40 years; Caucasion and Mixed Ethnicities. The scenes also require  experienced bartenders, waiters, waitresses, and card dealers for blackjack, roulette, craps table in a casino scene. Filming is Sept. 30 through Oct. 21… The OPEN CALL signup is  Saturday, Sept./26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m….

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LAHAINA’S FRONT STREET SLAMMED TODAY BY HOLLYWOOD “TSUNAMI”

LAHAINA’S FRONT STREET SLAMMED TODAY BY HOLLYWOOD “TSUNAMI”

SOUL SURFER FEATURE FILM NEEDS UNION AND NON-UNION BACKGROUND EXTRAS Clint E Director Clint Eastwood with co star Cecile De France today in Lahaina, Maui By the time you read this Clint Eastwood’s supernatural-themed Hereafter (Warner Bros.) has taken over a large section of Lahaina’s Front Street for filming in unquestionably Maui’s biggest production in more than a decade….Eastwood is directing the three days of filming which ends Friday… The production’s crew numbers more than 60 with more than 70 local extras…The…

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HAWAII FIVE-0 RAMPING FOR JULY 15 START; PRE-PRO STARTED

HAWAII FIVE-0 RAMPING FOR JULY 15 START; PRE-PRO STARTED

MARRIOTT WAIKIKI TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS FOR !FOUR! PRODUCTIONS Hawaii Five-0, Pirates of the Caribbean IV, Battleship, and the ABC series team for Off the Map are using the popular resort as their base to prepare for upcoming filming on Oahu this summer…Expect to see the Pirates production move to Marriott’s Ihilani Resort as filming begins on Oahu in mid July MEDIA ALERT! HAWAII HIRINGS CBS finally has named a public relations person to handle Hawaii media requests for its new Hawaii Five-0…

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