Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Movie Update...

Remember a while back when I wrote all about the different movies being filmed in Hamilton? Well, I found a copy of "The DownTowner" that talked a bit about it...

...Filming season began in earnest in late April as a production crew took over the Royal Connaught Hotel to film 'CELINE' a two-part biography of Celine Dion in production for CBC television. Early in the summer we had a film crew in for several days to shoot an episode for the television series 'FINAL 24' which is to be aired on the Discovery Channel. Then production began for 'JUST BUSINESS' which stars Gina Gerson (FaceOff, Showgirls) at the Rough River Restaurant on James St North. Another TV movie 'MURDOCK MYSTERIES' was also filmed on James St North in and around the Sirloin Cellar Restaurant which turned the clock back to the 1890's.
Several weeks ago the Royal Connaught building was redressed into a TD Canada Trust Bank for a commercial which was being shot there. [...] Delta Burke was in town for 'BRIDAL FEVER' a Hallmark Production which also starred Paul Gross [He was less than two blocks away from my house?!] in September.
"Then hot on their heels comes a feature film called 'TRAITOR' who were filming inside and outside the Capri Restaurant on John St North. Traitor is a fast paced, politically charged espionage thriller, about an underground agent, Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda) who infiltrates an international terrorist network.
'THE NOTE', a small production for Hallmark, was filmed outside the LIUNA headquarters on Hughson St.... And of course almost everyone noticed the incredible changes which took place on Main St as 'THE INCREDIBLE HULK' by Marvel spent over a month recreating old New York City. Ed Norton was on hand too as spectacular scenes of the Hulk leaping out of buildings and overtop Downtown Hamilton rooftops.
Then 'THE SUMMIT', 'DANIEL'S DAUGHTER' and 'WHO NAMED THE KNIFE' swept into town for most of October to film in and around Main Stree....

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