BROOKLYN ON DECK FOR “BATTLESHIP”

BROOKLYN ON DECK FOR “BATTLESHIP”

Brooklyn Decker has been cast in the action-adventure Battleship that starts shooting on Oahu Aug. 30…The 23-year-old Sports Illustrated cover model joins Rihanna, Taylor Kitsch, and Alexander Skarsgard… The film is based on the adaptation of Hasbro’s naval combat board game. The naval fleet must defend the planet from alien invaders… Decker earlier this year was on Maui shooting the comedy Just Go With It Aadam Sandler, Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Aniston…

“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 Film Partners To Produce Oahu-based Feature

Hawaii Film Partners To Produce Oahu-based Feature

                          Hawaii Film Partners, the six-year-old, Oahu-based production company that produced the teen television series Flight 29 Down for NBC and Discovery Kids network, has moved into the feature film and animated TV series world. HFP is producing the $6-million adventure comedy tentatively titled Wedlock written and directed by Rob Hedden…Hedden has written for the Friday the 13th: The Series, and also has worked on several television shows including MacGyver, and screenplays Clockstoppers and The Condemned…Pre production begins right after Christmas…

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US “BATTLESHIP” RETURNS TO PEARL HARBOR

US “BATTLESHIP” RETURNS TO PEARL HARBOR

Universal Pictures mega budget action film – budget about $200 million – is back in Hawaii to film three days of reshooting all at Pearl Harbor and on the USS Missouri…The USS Memorial is closed to the public through Monday, reopening on Tuesday… Battleship began filming in Hawaii in June 2010… The story is about a fleet of ships that’s forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals…Peter Berg…

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WEDDING DAY FOR ISLAND FILM GROUP’S THE HONEYMOON

WEDDING DAY FOR ISLAND FILM GROUP’S THE HONEYMOON

PREDATORS CAST ANNOUNCED! JUST IN: The $40-million Predators creature feature which starts filming on the Big Island Oct. 12 will star  Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody, who, according to Big Island sources, plays a mercenary named Royce. Other cast members include The Shield’s Walter Goggins, I Am Legend’s Alice Braga, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali from The 4400, and Oleg Taktarov and Louiz Ozawa… The script follows a group of elite warriors who are being hunted by members of a race of merciless alien trackers…

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WWII DRAMA HEADED TO OAHU

WWII DRAMA HEADED TO OAHU

          UPDATE   UPDATE   UPDATE   UPDATE      PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON TO DIRECT; JOAQUIN PHOENIX AND PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN TO STAR           Western Film Company executives are on Oahu scouting locations for a one or two day shooting of an as yet “UNTITLED WESTERN MOVIE” that it’s being called by the production company…The military themed feature will film on Oahu on Aug. 12 or and maybe another day…The film began…

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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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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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BRIDE BOOM FOR LOCAL ACTORS; PRODUCTION WRAPS SATURDAY FOLLOWING WINDWARD FILMING

BRIDE BOOM FOR LOCAL ACTORS; PRODUCTION WRAPS SATURDAY FOLLOWING WINDWARD FILMING

                                Willie K       The You May Not Kiss the Bride feature film by Hawaii Film Partners has been a boom for local SAG actors with 13 hired for speaking roles in the romantic comedy including  singer Willie K as a Tahitian chief. Veteran actor and stand-in Wayne Geiger who was a fixture on Lost before being killed as one of The Others serves as stand…

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