Here's the latest from the state. "True Blood" chose Baton Rouge this time around (and it will double for Shreveport? Hmm ... that's a first), but The Shreve's got two in the pipeline. "Youth in Revolt" could mark the return of Michael Cera to northwest Louisiana. Welcome back!
Welcome to (225) 342-FILM, the official hotline of Louisiana Entertainment. Here’s what’s happening for the second week of January 2009:
The Nu Image/Millennium feature film “Rin Tin Tin” is in pre-production Shreveport with shooting scheduled from February 17 through mid-March. Resumes and inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Weinstein Company feature film “Youth in Revolt” will hold eight days of reshoots in Shreveport in late January and early February. Details are coming soon.
The HBO television series “True Blood” starring Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer is in pre-production in the Baton Rouge area and will shoot portions of the series in Louisiana in February, April and June. Resumes and inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at email@example.com.
The independent feature film “The Chameleon” is pre-production in Baton Rouge with shooting scheduled from February 2 through March 6. Resumes and inquiries are being accepted by fax at (225) 610-1670 (no headshots please).
The Films in Motion feature film “The Wrong Side of the Tracks Part I” starring Rob Van Dam and Batiste is in pre-production in Baton Rouge with shooting scheduled from Feb. 3 through Feb. 24. Resumes and inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Most Wanted Films feature film “Video Girl” starring Meagan Good is in pre-production in Baton Rouge with shooting scheduled for February 18 through March 15. Inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at email@example.com
The HBO television series pilot “Treme” is in pre-production in New Orleans with shooting scheduled for March 9th through 31st. Resumes for crew and inquiries are being accepted by e-mail only firstname.lastname@example.org. RPM Casting is working on the day player roles. Casting will begin in the next two weeks. They are looking for all ages, ethnicities and types. Please send a photo, resume and contact information to their office as soon as possible to: RPM Casting c/o ArtEgg Studios 1001 S. Broad Street New Orleans, LA 70125
The Disney Channel television series “The Imagination Movers” will begin pre-production in Harahan on February 1 with shooting scheduled to start in late March. Resumes for crew are being accepted by e-mail at email@example.com.
The Most Wanted Films feature film “Sinners and Saints” is shooting in New Orleans through January 24th. Inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soft prep for the Bullet Films feature films “Jaws of the Mississippi,” “Medusa,” and “Wolf” will begin in February in Lafayette. Resumes and inquiries are being accepted by e-mail at email@example.com.
And for more information about the film and television industry in Louisiana please visit us online at www.louisianaentertainment.gov.