ADAM SANDLER FEATURE FOR MAUI OR OAHU

ADAM SANDLER FEATURE FOR MAUI OR OAHU

ABC REPORTEDLY COMING TO OAHU THIS WEEK TO FILM PILOT Hawaii, one of Adam Sandler‘s favorite locations, looks to be the setting for part of Columbia studio’s romantic comedy Pretend Wife. Jennifer Anniston (below) is in talks to play opposite Sandler… Production executives slipped into Maui recently to scout locations with the Valley Isle’s Glenn Beadles helping…The same team is expected scout Oahu this week minus Beadles…Part of the scout reportedly is finding a hotel location…. According to sources in…

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LOCALS LANDING ROLES A PLENTY ON “YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE”

LOCALS LANDING ROLES A PLENTY ON “YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE”

  Jeanne Rogers   CONGRATS to acting coach Scott Rogers and his Academy of FIlm and Television who’s landed two actors on Hawaii Film Partners on Please Don’t Kiss the Bride which begins principle photography on Monday on the North Shore of Oahu…Jeanne Rogers (above), Scott’s wife, is playing “Borislava”, the Russian gangster’s wife who according to the script is supposed to be  “a VERY ugly Russian woman.”  Looks like she could have a two week contract out of the…

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TNT’S “WEDDING DAY” MAKES COUPLE’S DREAM WEDDING COME TRUE ON MAUI

TNT’S “WEDDING DAY” MAKES COUPLE’S DREAM WEDDING COME TRUE ON MAUI

Southern California residents Tyra Moe and Richard Hidalgo received the destination wedding of their dreams on Maui last September and TNT’s new reality show Wedding Day, a Mark Burnett/Dreamworks Production, captured the couple’s romantic journey in a one-hour Hawaii episode that airs Saturday, Aug. 8 at 6 a.m. HDT…The show features the Maui wedding and a special visit to Kaua‘i…Tyra is a firefighter and Richard is a lifeguard; both in Imperial Beach, CA…Their lifestyles are so chaotic and demanding they had conceded their dream wedding…

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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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The Reef Lands, Heather Flirts, Damon Maybe

The Reef Lands, Heather Flirts, Damon Maybe

The Reef looks to be the final name for MarVista Entertainment-MGM co production movie of the week that films on Oahu May 12-June 6. Director is Stephen Herek who has a storied list of credits including 2001’s Rock Star, Holy Man (1998), 101 Dalmatians (1996) and Mr. Holland’s Opus. Screenwriter is Mitchell Kapner. Names of the ensemble cast has not yet been released. Local crew so far include Angie Laprete, production supervisor; John Reed, transportation coordinator; Camille Hendrickson, set decorator, Don King, 2nd…

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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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TEMPEST POWERS THROUGH FIRE & RAIN AND LOTS OF RED MUD

TEMPEST POWERS THROUGH FIRE & RAIN AND LOTS OF RED MUD

      Rocker-turned-actor Reeve Carney is the latest cast member of The Tempest, director Julie Taymor’s gender-bending Shakespeare play adaptation. Chris Cooper, who joined the cast a week ago, plays Antonio, who usurps the Duchess of Milan, Prospera, played by Helen Mirren (in the play, the character was male). Carney plays Ferdinand, the son of the king of Naples, played by Jeremy Irons…Carney is the lead vocalist and guitar player for his band, Carney. Taymor discovered him in New York…

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“STAR TREK” HAWAII FILMING POSTPONED

“STAR TREK” HAWAII FILMING POSTPONED

Star Trek’s sequel filming which sources said had planned to shoot in Hawaii for 18 days in January has been postponed…Paramount has scouted some Hawaiian islands – Kauai and Oahu specifically – but pretty much decided to film on the Garden Island…Along with the filming about two months of pre production also had been scheduled to start in November… Star Trek pre-production on the sequel is currently underway in Los Angeles. The script — written by Alex Kutzman, Roberto Orci, and Damon Lindelof — is expected to…

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WEDDING DAY FOR ISLAND FILM GROUP’S THE HONEYMOON

WEDDING DAY FOR ISLAND FILM GROUP’S THE HONEYMOON

PREDATORS CAST ANNOUNCED! JUST IN: The $40-million Predators creature feature which starts filming on the Big Island Oct. 12 will star  Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody, who, according to Big Island sources, plays a mercenary named Royce. Other cast members include The Shield’s Walter Goggins, I Am Legend’s Alice Braga, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali from The 4400, and Oleg Taktarov and Louiz Ozawa… The script follows a group of elite warriors who are being hunted by members of a race of merciless alien trackers…

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