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Month: June 2010

“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER SAYS KAUAI LOCATIONS ARE “INCREDIBLE”

“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER SAYS KAUAI LOCATIONS ARE “INCREDIBLE”

MEGA PRODUCER MAY BE HAWAII’S BEST “INDUSTRY” ADVOCATE Jerry Bruckheimer photo Courtesy Kauai Visitors Bureau Courtesy Kauai Visitors Bureau Jerry Bruckheimer, executive producer of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, continued his photo postings on his Twitter account this morning saying “We have found some incredible shoot locations in Hawaii”…The $180 million to $200 million production is now filming on Kauai then moving to Oahu to start filming July 14 for four weeks before shooting in England beginning Aug….

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CBS RELEASES “HAWAII-FIVE-0” TEASER

CBS RELEASES “HAWAII-FIVE-0” TEASER

WE’RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE MCGARRETT! HAWAII FIVE-0 LINK:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb-ejxJEgqE The trailer opens at Kualoa Ranch with a Stryker Force heading deep into the valley with massive explosions and vehicles flipping. But Kualoa isn’t Kualoa in the scene it’s Pohang, South Korea; the execution of  Steve McGarrett’s father by terrorists; the entire cast is introduced in various scenes; North Shore scenes; Waikiki, surfing; Windward Oahu. There are very quick shots reminiscent of the original Five-0 opening: Waikiki overview; fire…

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“PIRATES 4” PRODUCTION BUILDING MEGA SET ON FORMER “LOST” NORTH SHORE LOCATION

“PIRATES 4” PRODUCTION BUILDING MEGA SET ON FORMER “LOST” NORTH SHORE LOCATION

A Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides construction team – mostly local workers – is halfway through 12 weeks of building a massive lagoon set on the banyan tree forest location that was used by ABC’s LOST in numerous scenes…The construction began in mid May and has to be finished by July 14 when Pirates begins filming on Oahu… Visitors hiking the mile-long path from the Turtle Bay Resort to scenic Kawela Bay have told Reel Hawaii that the “Mermaid…

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“HAWAII 5-0” WILL USE HONOLULU ADVERTISER BUILDING AS SOUND STAGE AND OFFICES

“HAWAII 5-0” WILL USE HONOLULU ADVERTISER BUILDING AS SOUND STAGE AND OFFICES

Steve McGarrett and company are moving into an empty warehouse behind The News Building at Kapiolani Blvd. and South St, most recently the home of  the Honolulu Advertiser and former home of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin…CBS made the announcement today… “It’s an iconic structure for an iconic series, paying tribute to the history and community of Honolulu,” the network said in a statement… The new Hawaii Five-0 series begins filming the first of 12 episodes on Oahu July 15….Meanwhile, Disney’s Pirates…

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“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER LOVING KAUAI FILMING

“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER LOVING KAUAI FILMING

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides producer Jerry Bruckheimer Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides producer Jerry Bruckheimer is so stoked about filming on Kauai that began this week he’s even sending out set photos from shooting at Honopu beach along the Na Pali coast… Bruckheimer shot this rainbow from a helicopter before landing at Kalalau Valley then being jet skied to nearby Honopu on Monday saying “This beautiful rainbow seems to be a sign of good fortune…

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EMBARRASSMENT OF PRODUCTION RICHES CONTINUES – ABC PUTS OAHU “ON THE MAP”!

EMBARRASSMENT OF PRODUCTION RICHES CONTINUES – ABC PUTS OAHU “ON THE MAP”!

JUST IN: True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard (above) will star as Taylor Kitsch‘s brother in Universal Pictures’ action-adventure Battleship…Skarsgard will play a naval officer while Kitsch’s character is described as the “wildly spirited naval officer who idolizes his brother”…Peter Berg is directing…Battleship begins preproduction in Honolulu in early August with filming beginning August 30 for six weeks… STEPHEN MCPHERSON, PRESIDENT OF ABC  ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, GETS HIS WISH During a LOST event interview this year with ABC president Stephen McPherson, the network executive had a difficult moment describing…

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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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