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Month: July 2010

CAPT. JACK SPARROW’S OFF CAMERA LAIR

CAPT. JACK SPARROW’S OFF CAMERA LAIR

EXEC. PROD. JERRY BRUCKHEIMER RELEASES “OFFICIAL” JACK SPARROW PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN COMIC-COM 2010 GREETING BY STAR JOHNNY DEPP http://www.youtube.com/user/jbfilmsofficial Capt. Jack Sparrow aka Johnny Depp isn’t spending his nights on any pirate ship or hotel but rather in an $8.1-million Diamond Head-Kahala digs…According to InTouch magazine, Depp’s summer home during the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides rents for $5,000 a night. The 9,900 square-foot single story house has six bedrooms, eight full baths, a gym,…

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HAWAII FIVE-0 STAR ALEX O’LOUGHLIN SAYS “THERE’S SOMETHING SPECIAL ABOUT (THE SHOW)” HAWAII FIVE-0 PILOT HAS NO TITLE BUT IT’S REFERRED TO AS SIMPLY THE “PILOT.” SUBSEQUENT EPISODES WILL HAVE HAWAIIAN TITLES At the Hawaii Five-0 press event yesterday in Los Angeles, series star Alex O’Loughlin when asked if he’s more confident that his new series would do better better than his previous two CBS series, Moonlight and Three Rivers, he said “Yeah, I do. I don’t want to take anything away from the…

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JOHNNY DEPP – AKA CAPT. JACK SPARROW – IS A HIT IN HEEIA

JOHNNY DEPP – AKA CAPT. JACK SPARROW – IS A HIT IN HEEIA

HAWAII FIVE-0 PILOT REPORTEDLY COST $8 MILLION; SECOND IN HAWAII ONLY TO THE LOST PILOT WHICH COST AN ESTIMATED $12 MILLION Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides continues filming all over Oahu – that’s a lot of work for location manager Randy Spangler – but this week’s shoot in Heeia on windward Oahu brought out a slew of fans hoping to catch a glimpse of Capt. Jack Sparrow which they did as he was being shuttled to the set by…

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SINGER RIHANNA MAKES ACTING DEBUT IN “BATTLESHIP”

SINGER RIHANNA MAKES ACTING DEBUT IN “BATTLESHIP”

Singer Rihanna will make her movie debut in the upcoming Universal Pictures mega action film Battleship that starts shooting on Oahu Aug. 30…The film, directed by Peter Berg, is based on the Hasbro game of the same name. Other actors already lined up to dot he film include Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, and Tom Arnold…Battleship is due for release in 2012… Specific details of Rihanna’s role have yet to be released… HAWAII FIVE-0’s “Aloha Earth!” panelists at the recent Comic-Com in…

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“PIRATES'” TURTLE BAY RESORT FILMING WAS “SPOT ON PERFECT”

“PIRATES'” TURTLE BAY RESORT FILMING WAS “SPOT ON PERFECT”

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ filming at the “Banyan Forest” near the Turtle Bay Resort was “spot on perfect,” crew sources agreed…”The set (for the Mermaid Lagoon) was spectacular and the scenes seemed magical,” another source said…The photos I’ve seen from that filming are amazing for the sets and lighting…The production started filming on Monday, June 19 and finished Friday, June 23… Not many of the production stayed at the Turtle Bay Bay Resort and then only for…

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JOHNNY DEPP AKA CAPT. JACK SPARROW THRILLS COMIC-COM AUDIENCE IN SAN DIEGO

JOHNNY DEPP AKA CAPT. JACK SPARROW THRILLS COMIC-COM AUDIENCE IN SAN DIEGO

Comic-com attendess in San Diego this week were shown a special teaser for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides… The plot has Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) crossing paths with a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz)), and he’s not sure if it’s love — or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard  (Ian McShane),…

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“P4” HEADED TO L.A. THEN UK AFTER HAWAII

“P4” HEADED TO L.A. THEN UK AFTER HAWAII

ABC’S HAWAII SERIES OFF THE MAP WILL START FILMING AUG. 31 ON OAHU As expected Pirate of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is moving along at “high efficiency,” crew sources said…”Things have been very well planned out which you expect from a Disney production,” the source said….Meanwhile, P4 sets are already being built on Universal Pictures’ Los Angeles studio lot where the production will go after wrapping in Hawaii in mid August then head to the United Kingdom for final…

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“P4” WINDING DOWN SET CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK

“P4” WINDING DOWN SET CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK

UNIVERSAL PICS’ BATTLESHIP RAMPS UP FOR PRE PRODUCTION ON OAHU AUG. 9 Not only is the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides production getting rave reviews from Hawaii crew and extras about how “professional and polite” execs are, but some of its sets, said two long time Hawaii crew, are historic in size and nature… “I’ve worked on several productions that used the Halona Blowhole area as a location but in 25 years I’ve never been a part of…

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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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