Shreveport

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Straw Dogs

by Brittney Franklin

Based on the controversial but celebrated original from director Sam Peckinpah, Straw Dogs was shot in Shreveport in August of 2009. Though it’s been a long wait for the remake, a stellar cast that includes True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard, James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, James Woods, Dominic Purcell and Willa Holland has certainly kept our expectations […]

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Shark Night 3-D

by Brittney Franklin

All around good guy director David R. Ellis returned to Louisiana to shoot the Untitled 3D Shark Thriller, formerly known as Shark Night 3-D. Ellis previously directed The Final Destination in New Orleans. In Shark Night, seven vacationers get much more than a relaxing trip in the Louisiana Gulf when locals purposely release sharks into […]

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Super

by Arthur Vandelay

Frank (Rainn Wilson) is an average guy who transforms himself into a superhero, The Crimson Bolt, after his wife Sarah (Liv Tyler) hooks up with a smooth-talking drug dealer named Jacques (Kevin Bacon). What Frank lacks in superpowers, he makes up for with a trusty wrench in his one-man war on crime. But every superhero […]

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Battle: Los Angeles

by Arthur Vandelay

Shot in Baton Rouge and Shreveport, Battle: Lost Angeles is described as Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day film. The provocative first trailer for the film below lives up to that pitch. The film follows Aaron Eckhart as a Marine staff sergeant leading his new platoon (which includes Michelle Rodriguez) against an alien invasion on […]

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Drive Angry 3-D

by Arthur Vandelay

Drive Angry 3-D follows a vengeful father (Nicolas Cage) who huntsdown the group of people who brutally killed his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He’s joined by Piper (Amber Heard), a young, sexy waitress who liberates her ex-boyfriend’s muscle car in order to help Milton. Now, the two of them are hot on the trail […]

COMING ATTRACTIONS 2011: Season of the Witch

by Arthur Vandelay

Shot in Shreveport, Season of the Witch is a supernatural action adventure that follows Behman (Nicolas Cage), a man who returns home after years of brutal warfare, only to find his world destroyed by the Black Plague. Convinced that a girl accused of being a witch (Claire Foy) is responsible for the devastation, the church […]

“Super” new images of Rainn Wilson, Kevin Bacon and Ellen Page

by Danielle Tabary

James Gunn was gracious enough to give fans another sneak peak of his upcoming superhero flick “Super”, starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Nathan Fillion and Kevin Bacon. The Shreveport-shot film recently announced it’s release date as April 1, 2011, in Los Angeles and New York, and then opens in limited theaters April 8, […]

Relativity Media picks up ‘Shark Night 3D’

by Brittney Franklin

Domestic rights to “The Untitled David R. Ellis 3D Shark Thriller,” formerly known as Shark Night 3D, have been picked up by Relativity Media with a tentative 2011 wide release. The shark thriller revolves around seven vacationers in the Louisiana Gulf whose weekend trip turns deadly when locals unleash sharks into the freshwater as part […]

“True Blood” welcomes three new cast members

by Danielle Tabary

After filming The Gates in Shreveport, Janina Gavankar comes back to Louisiana for her next project, joining the cast of HBO’s True Blood as a fourth season regular. She’ll be joined by two other recurring new comers, Alexandra Breckenridge (Life Unexpected) and Vedette Lim (As the World Turns). Gavankar will play Luna, a sexy shapeshifter who is […]