QUEEN THEATER’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT!

QUEEN THEATER’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT!

    BELOVED KAIMUKI VENUE FOCUS OF HOPED FOR RESTORATION         Seventy-Five Years Young & Still Standing!     Kaimuki’s Queen Theater is Site of its First Public Event in More Than a Quarter Century         Join Friends of the Queen Theater on Saturday, June 25th to celebrate the landmark venue’s 75th birthday at 3588 Waialae Ave…     Friends of the Queen is a local non-profit group focused on the restoration of the deteriorating Kaimuki…

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AUSTRALIA’S HOME and AWAY BEGINS OAHU FILMING

AUSTRALIA’S HOME and AWAY BEGINS OAHU FILMING

This is the only the second time Home and Away has filmed overseas having  previously filmed in London. The storyline is top secret but Luke Mitchell, Samara Weaving, Georgie Parker and Robert Mammone flew to Honolulu on Saturday to join the crew who have already been on Oahu for a few days. Series Producer Cam Welsh told Channel 7 news in Australia said that “We’ve got a great storyline and the locations we’re shooting in are stunning – almost as…

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CAPT. JACK SPARROW (JOHNNY DEPP) IS BACK & HE’S IN HAWAII!

CAPT. JACK SPARROW (JOHNNY DEPP) IS BACK & HE’S IN HAWAII!

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES PHOTO JUST RELEASED BY PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER This from Bruckheimer just minutes ago: “On location in Hawaii….CAPTAIN JACK IS BACK. Pirates of The Caribbean On Stranger Tides, coming Summer 2011″… ALERT FOR HAWAII FIVE-0 FANS! Surf’s up at Comic-Con!  HAWAII FIVE-0 brings its island flavor to fans in San Diego with an exclusive array of giveaways available throughout the convention: H50: Aloha Earth Panel (Friday, July 23 @ 10:15am, Room 6BCF)…Fans who attend the H50 panel session will…

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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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PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Imagine the West Oahu plain transformed into a film production and creative media center with businesses that produce high tech computer generated special effects for movies that are being made around the world.  Then imagine a new film production studio and a thriving hotel and restaurant industry to support that trade…Producer Chris Lee sees the future there as a place where film students can pursue their passions for the visual arts at the UH West Oahu campus…He believes that a development could…

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ARE YOU THE ULTIMATE “HAWAII FIVE-0” FAN?

ARE YOU THE ULTIMATE “HAWAII FIVE-0” FAN?

  EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR FIVE FANS TO BECOME HAWAII FIVE-0 SOCIAL MEDIA AMBASSADORS   Winners will attend the 2nd season premiere of HAWAII FIVE-0, meet the cast and producers and participate in Hawaiian activities…   Here’s the Twitter Pitch: Do you want to be a Hawaii Five-0 Social Media ambassador and win a trip to Hawaii? http://tinyurl.com/3lzpd54#H50   CBS Television Studios announced today the Ultimate Hawaii Five-0 fan contest where five winners will become social media ambassadors for the series and win a trip to Hawaii…    Registration begins Tuesday, July…

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BOOK ‘EM (AGAIN) DANNO CBS TO RESURRECT FIVE-0 as 2.0

BOOK ‘EM (AGAIN) DANNO CBS TO RESURRECT FIVE-0 as 2.0

    UPDATE: ABC’s LOST will hold an open casting call tomorrow Saturday Aug. 16th. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ala Wai Elementary School, 503 Komoku St. The call is for both principal speaking and extra (non-speaking) roles this season. Applicants will fill out a form and and have a photo taken. The production is looking for all ethnicities especially those can speak a foreign language…And speaking of Lost, The Hollywood Reporter said today that Matthew Fox‘s new deal  gives him a 50-percent…

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HAWAII INDIE CREWS SHARE ALOHA

HAWAII INDIE CREWS SHARE ALOHA

NEWS ALERT! The Hawaii Film Office will not be closed. That doesn’t necessarily mean there may not be some personnel restructuring but the office which is critical to Hawaii’s growing film industry will not be shuttered, a highly placed source told Reel News. More details today in Reel News. NEWS ALERT Every once in a while – and more often than most outside the production community know – Hawaii’s crew and executives  step forward offering their time and skills to…

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SOUL SURFER STARTS PRE-PRO MONDAY; FILMING LATE JANUARY

SOUL SURFER STARTS PRE-PRO MONDAY; FILMING LATE JANUARY

Bethany Hamilton at Kawela Bay SOUL SURFER SUBJECT SLATED FOR NBC’S TODAY SHOW APPEARANCE FRIDAY DEC. 11 Six weeks of pre preproduction on the long-delayed biopic Soul Surfer about Kauai wave rider Bethany Hamilton who had an arm amputated in a shark attack begins monday, several sources confirmed. That’s more good news for Hawaii’s production community and co producers Brookwell/McNamara Entertainment who have labored for months on the script and helping to cement funding. Filming is scheduled to start either…

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