"The Year One," starring Jack Black and to be brought to you by producer Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up," "Superbad"), will begin shooting in Shreveport in January. News of this is super important because Sony's the backer and everyone loves Apatow.
Also confirmed is the Weinstein Co. project "Comeback," which will star Ice Cube and be directed by Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit). Also big news because Weinstein never stops making movies here.
At present, an announcement about "Void Moon" being in pre-production for Shreveport is not accurate, according to a good source. Click here for the latest Hollywood Reporter article. However, its company, Millennium Films, is getting ready to break ground on the $10.3 million studio in Shreveport's Ledbetter Heights.
(And don't worry, I'm working on a writers' strike piece. Production will remain brisk in Shreveport during the coming months.)
All this deserves some fast and furious comments action! Thoughts?
PHOTO CREDIT: Actor Jack Black poses at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles on Friday, June 9, 2006. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)