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“PIRATES 4” WRAPS THIS WEEK ON OAHU; SETS SAIL FOR THE UK

“PIRATES 4” WRAPS THIS WEEK ON OAHU; SETS SAIL FOR THE UK

“I think we’ve all arrived at a very special place. Spiritually, ecumenically, grammatically.” – Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) said yesterday via the web… Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides wraps this Friday on Oahu with filming throughout the week in a large warehouse near Honolulu International Airport where some mega sets have been built… The production spent about two weeks shooting off Windward Oahu primarily Heeia Pier and in Kaneohe Bay… By the time the production is wrapped out…

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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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IT’S OFFICIAL! “HAWAII FIVE-0” IS A GO

IT’S OFFICIAL! “HAWAII FIVE-0” IS A GO

THE ICONIC SERIES TO DEBUT ON MONDAYS THIS FALL Here’s the link to the just released Hawaii Five-0 promos. What do you think? Make your opinions known. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJOhqxHnWa8&feature=youtu.be After 30 years off the air and a previously failed pilot Hawaii Five-0 starring Alex O’Loughlin as Steve McGarrett will air this fall on Monday’s at 9 p.m. Hawaii time…The hourlong police drama also stars Daniel Dae Kim as Det. Chin Ho Kelly…CBS executives made the announcement this morning in New York…

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DESCENDANTS SET TO FILM MARCH 15 ON OAHU

DESCENDANTS SET TO FILM MARCH 15 ON OAHU

U’s BATTLESHIP HAWAII FILMED POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER? CBS NIXES ANY MEDIA COVERAGE OF HAWAII FIVE-0 PILOT! The much anticipated feature film Descendants starring George Clooney and Academy Award winning director Alexander Payne (above) begins some seven weeks of filming on Oahu March 15…The film from a novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings and screenplay by Nat Faxon is a family drama about a newly widowed father – the descendant of landowners and one of the richest men on Oahu – who…

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U’S “BATTLESHIP” TO FILM IN HAWAII THIS SUMMER BUT AUSTRALIA FIRST

U’S “BATTLESHIP” TO FILM IN HAWAII THIS SUMMER BUT AUSTRALIA FIRST

BATTLESHIP DIRECTOR PETER BERG TELLS REPORTERS “MOST” OF THE FILMING WILL BE IN AUSTRALIA The Hawaii filming of Universal Studio’s $150-million mega pic Battleship has been pushed until mid summer while the production likely will start the shoot in Australia, several sources have confirmed. That’s a reversal of the original plans since producers were going to film in Hawaii first beginning as soon as April…Not to worry, a source says, this “alternative” was always in the plan as a possibility……

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LOST & HIFF COME TOGETHER FOR ALOHA SEASON CELEBRATION

LOST & HIFF COME TOGETHER FOR ALOHA SEASON CELEBRATION

TAX INCENTIVES INCREASE IN NORTH CAROLINA & TAHITI GOOD TO KNOW: North Carolina governor Bev Perdue has signed Senate Bill 943 that allows production companies a 25-percent tax credit for film projects in North Carolina, up from the previous credit of 15 percent. The bill also sets minimum spending and hiring requirements for qualifying film companies working in the state. “This legislation will help grow our $91 million motion picture industry, preserve and create thousands of jobs and increase investments in yet…

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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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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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HAWAII FILM PARTNERS’ FEATURE “YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE,” BEGINS FILMING MONDAY

HAWAII FILM PARTNERS’ FEATURE “YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE,” BEGINS FILMING MONDAY

      Hawaii Film Partners will begin principal photography on Monday, March 16, on its first motion picture You May Not Kiss the Bride directed by Rob Hedden from his original screenplay. The film’s producers are Rann and Gina Watumull and David Jackson and Shauna Shapiro Jackson, also co-founders of Hawaii Film Partners…   You May Not Kiss the Bride is a romantic adventure comedy set in Chicago and Tahiti and filmed entirely on location in Hawaii.       …

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