TOM SIZEMORE IN REOCCURRING ROLE ON “HAWAII FIVE-0”

TOM SIZEMORE IN REOCCURRING ROLE ON “HAWAII FIVE-0”

HAWAII FIVE-0 SECOND SEASON PREMIER WILL BE A SUNSET ON THE BEACH EVENT SEPT. 10 Just a week after former Lost star Terry O’Quinn booked a recurring role on Hawaii Five-0 now Tom Sizemore joins the ensemble cast…According to CBS, Sizemore will appear in several episodes in the upcoming second season the head of Hawaii Police’s Internal Affairs unit… Sizemore’s character likely will be actively investigating the Five-0 unit, Hawaii sources said…A hardboiled former Detroit Homicide Detective, he reportedly won’t cut Steve…

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UNIVERSAL’S $100-MILLION BATTLESHIP FEATURE TO SET SAIL FOR HAWAII FILMING IN APRIL

UNIVERSAL’S $100-MILLION BATTLESHIP FEATURE TO SET SAIL FOR HAWAII FILMING IN APRIL

DIRECTOR PETER BERG (LEFT) RETURNS TO HAWAII TO DIRECT BATTLESHIP In what would be Hawaii’s biggest budget film since Tropic Thunder, Universal Studios Battleship – directed by Peter Berg – is expected to begin filming on Oahu in April…Battleship has a planned release for July 1, 2011. The live-action film is based on Hasbro’s naval combat board game… Scott Stuber and his Universal-based Stuber Pictures will produce Battleship with Hasbro’s Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir, Berg and his Film 44…

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CAAN MEN DOUBLE UP THIS WEEK ON “FIVE-0”

CAAN MEN DOUBLE UP THIS WEEK ON “FIVE-0”

 BREAKING NEWS JIMMY BUFFETT TO PERFORM AT WAIKIKI SHELL In the pre-show interview on Radio Margaritaville before last Saturday night’s Orlando concert, Jimmy Buffett said that he and Coral Reefer Band would be performing in a place with a “Polynesian atmosphere very, very soon”…But he didn’t give a date. Reel Hawaii has learned that Bufett and his band will perform March 18 at the Waikii Shell… Buffett last played Hawaii when he performed at Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurant in…

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CLINT EASTWOOD’S “HEREAFTER” TO FILM ON MAUI IN JAN.

CLINT EASTWOOD’S “HEREAFTER” TO FILM ON MAUI IN JAN.

2010 PRODUCTION OUTLOOK IS GOOD! Clint Eastwood Warner Bros.’ Hereafter with Clint Eastwood as director will film on Maui in mid January with four weeks of preproduction expected to begin Monday. The production scouted Maui twice, first in September and then again last week… Part of the original concept for the Maui filming has changed a bit. Rather than the 2004  deadly tsunami hitting an Asian country as in did in Thailand and Indonesia, the location is now “a small island…

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BOOK ‘EM DANNO (AGAIN)

BOOK ‘EM DANNO (AGAIN)

Reporting from the Sedona Film Festival in Arizona: Rumors have been circulating for months that CBS was close to finally reviving the iconic police drama Hawaii Five-0 after an announcement more than a year ago…Now it’s official… CBS made the announcement yesterday saying that writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (Transformer: Revenge of the Fallen) will do the screenplay… “It obviously will be a very updated, modern version,” a source at CBS told Reel Hawaii… Kurtzman, Orci and Peter Lenkov,…

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CAN”T STOP THIS! – HAMMERTIME FILMS ON NORTH SHORE

CAN”T STOP THIS! – HAMMERTIME FILMS ON NORTH SHORE

      Hammertime films at Turtle Bay Resort with MC Hammer   MC Hammer, who is back in prime time as the star of his own A&E reality series, filmed Thursday through today at the Turtle Bay Resort where he and his wife of 23 years renewed their vows in the hotel on Friday…Also here are Hammer’s  five children, uncle, sister and brother…A&E has ordered 11 episodes of Hammertime that follows the lives of the ’90s rap star and his…

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UNIVERSALS’ MEGA-BUDGET “BATTLESHIP” STARTS PREP FILMING TOMORROW!

UNIVERSALS’ MEGA-BUDGET “BATTLESHIP” STARTS PREP FILMING TOMORROW!

THE $200 MILLION-PLUS ACTION PIC STARTS PREP FILMING WITH STUNTS AT BARBER’S POINT, PIER 1 MAIN FILMING STARTS AUG. 30 Battleship crew say they are amazed at how “huge” this film is, telling Reel Hawaii that the budget could hit $250-million…None of the film’s primary actors have been fitted for wardrobe…The crew call for tomorrow’s shoot is 4:30 a.m.!… All six weeks of Oahu filming will be exteriors – four weeks on land, including the USS MIssouri, and one week…

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AHOY MATEY! PENELOPE CRUZ JOINS “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES”

AHOY MATEY! PENELOPE CRUZ JOINS “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES”

JUST IN: Hawaii’s 2010 production scene just got starrier with actress Penelope Cruz (above) joining Johnny Depp as the daughter of his nemesis Blackbeard in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer franchise…According to published reports, there will be a little romance between Depp’s Captain Jack and the character that Cruz plays… Deadwood actor Ian McShane will be playing Blackbeard… Pirates is scheduled to do eight weeks of filming starting as early as June split…

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Hawaii Film Partners To Produce Oahu-based Feature

Hawaii Film Partners To Produce Oahu-based Feature

                          Hawaii Film Partners, the six-year-old, Oahu-based production company that produced the teen television series Flight 29 Down for NBC and Discovery Kids network, has moved into the feature film and animated TV series world. HFP is producing the $6-million adventure comedy tentatively titled Wedlock written and directed by Rob Hedden…Hedden has written for the Friday the 13th: The Series, and also has worked on several television shows including MacGyver, and screenplays Clockstoppers and The Condemned…Pre production begins right after Christmas…

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