“BATTLESHIP” BATTLES OFF BARBERS POINT

“BATTLESHIP” BATTLES OFF BARBERS POINT

HAWAII 2010 PRODUCTIONS REVENUES EXPECTED TO EXCEED $350 MILLION! LEGISLATORS! ARE YOU LISTENING? Universal Pictures mega action film Battleship did two days of shooting more than a mile offshore Barbers Point Thursday and Friday staging battles on a huge production filled and staged barge anchored offshore. The production’s equipment, crew, and actors, reportedly including Taylor Kitsch, were shuttled to the barge on boats based at the Kalaeloa Deep Draft Harbor’s Pier 1… Battleship is based on the Hasbro board game….

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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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JASON SCOTT LEE CO HOSTS LIFE IN THESE ISLANDS

JASON SCOTT LEE CO HOSTS LIFE IN THESE ISLANDS

    Jason Scott Lee recently co-hosted Life In These Islands, a one-hour television special and future series that will celebrate Hawaii’s unique cultural heritage as well as provide practical ways in which people can move into a more positive and sustainable future. Lee’s co-host is radio personality Skylark Rosetti. Life in these Islands will do this through music, story telling and aloha. It’s about capturing and sharing the essence of all that we are and doing it in a way that inspires us…

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INK DROPS “STAR” IN HIFF TRAILER; OH, AND DANIEL DAE KIM

INK DROPS “STAR” IN HIFF TRAILER; OH, AND DANIEL DAE KIM

DDaniel Dae Kim as Chi with “writers block” With the annual Hawaii International Film Festival in October rapidly approaching, it’s trailer time again with several members of Hawaii’s production community and actors, including Lost’s Daniel Dae Kim and models Eric and Kimi Chun all donating their time. Two days of filming was completed Friday at Island Film Group/HMI’s Halawa Valley Studios. The studio facility was provided without charge…All the crew working on the trailer donated their time and equipment… Props…

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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 LANDS IN MOKULEIA

BRIDE LANDS IN MOKULEIA

    Helicopter with actor Rob Schneider as the Tahiti “pilot” used in You May Not Kiss the Bride romantic comedy sits on Dillingham Ranch property in Mokuleia and easily seen from Dillingham Highway.   The Hawaii Film Partners comedy YMNKTB is filming this week in Mokuleia using the Dillingham Glider Field, parts of Dillingham Highway and Dillingham Ranch before heading to the windward side next week for shoots at Kualoa Ranch, the Fishponds and Kaaawa…Hawaii is doubling for Chicago and…

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SO YA WANNA BE A PIRATE, MATEY?

SO YA WANNA BE A PIRATE, MATEY?

Disney’s Pirate of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is holding an open casting call for the filming on Oahu and Kauai this June and July… They need only men for this call as pirates, sailors as extras and stand ins… For the pirates, the production is looking for authentic-looking scavenger-types 18 into their 60s, all ethnicities,and especially extreme character types: thin, tall, short, emaciated, odd features, huge nose, eyes, ears, lazy eye, grizzled and wrinkles faces, odd body types, missing…

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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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Audrina Patridge of The Hills Making Film Debut on The Reef

Audrina Patridge of The Hills Making Film Debut on The Reef

  UPDATE: Audrina Patridge, one of the subjects of the hit reality series The Hills, has landed her first film role in the action-adventure The Reef which is shooting on Oahu until June 6. The straight to DVD film by MGM Home Entertainment and Bluewater Prods. will be released in about a year, according to producers. The film revolves around Sebastion (played by Chris Carmack) and Dani (Laura Vandervoort), a dating couple who are hired as professional divers to search for a supposed…

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