Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The scene for the upcoming movie, 'Foxcatcher,' will be filmed at the Petersen Events Center.
Here's your chance to appear on the big screen with Channing Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo in the upcoming movie, "Foxcatcher." A film shoot took place in Sewickley Heights in October. Now, the Fair Hill Project is looking for extras to shoot a scene on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Petersen Event Center in Oakland. Sorry ladies, only men 18 years of age and older are needed. According to the Pittsburgh Film Office, pay is $60 to $100, depending on the number of hours worked. Meals will be provided. Extras should plan on working from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Those interested and available should email name, age and phone number to email@example.com. While in town, Tatum led a Terrible Towel wave at Heinz Field before the Steelers-…
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Oscar-nominated director of “Moneyball” will be at Canon-McMillan High School casting a movie about Olympic gold-medalist wrestlers Dave and Mark Schultz—and real wrestlers are needed!
Are you a wrestler? Trainer? Coach? If so, the Pittsburgh Film Office has an opportunity for you this Saturday. Bennett Miller, Oscar-nominated director of “Moneyball,” is in town casting a movie about Olympic gold-medalist wrestlers Dave and Mark Schultz. To ensure an authentic depiction of the sport and community, producers want to cast as many real wrestlers, coaches, referees, trainers, scorekeepers and committee members as possible. This casting session will not just be for extras—there will be an opportunity to be upgraded to speaking roles. Wrestling choreography and consulting will be provided by John Giura (two-time World Cup Champion and three-time NCAA All-American), and Jesse Jantzen (Collegiate National Champion and four-time …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Just two days after a gunman opened fire and killed 12 people at a "Dark Knight" premiere in Colorado, ticket holders at Loew's Theater in West Homestead were nearly trampled by a fearful audience.
Friday, July 20, 2012
This movie, starring Tom Cruise, was filmed in the Pittsburgh area—including Sewickley—last year.
The trailer for "Jack Reacher," a movie that was filmed in the Pittsburgh area—including Sewickley—over the winter, has been released. The movie, which was named "One Shot" during filming, stars Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall and Rosamund Pike. In October, film crews and actors drew a crowd while on set at Sewickley Country in Sewickley. The movie also filmed in Dormont, Oakmont and other areas throughout the City of Pittsburgh. And speaking of films, "Lifeguard" starring Kristen Bell is currently filming in Sewickley. Saturday and Sunday, the film crew is expected to shoot night scenes near Beaver and Chestnut, according to borough officials. Here is a synopsis of the "Jack Reacher" movie plot, according to the Internet Movie Database: "In an…