A movie about Detroit’s most notorious gangster, White Boy Rick, is in the works — and you could play the leading role.
The Academy Award-winning actor says a new King Kong movie he’s starring in likely will be shot in Detroit.
“I was just shocked that that even could be permitted to happen in the United States of America, that we weren’t doing more collectively to improve this, that we were allowing part of our country to languish in this way,” he said.
The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.
Here are one critic’s top picks of the year, all of them reasons why 2013 was a good year for the big screen.
A sequel to “Man of Steel,” the Batman-Superman film is set to begin production in Michigan in a few months.
Another blockbuster movie has been approved to film in Michigan.
Josh Malerman – you probably know the name from the band The High Strung – he provides the lead vocals and guitar for the Detroit adventure-rock band. Maybe you’ve heard their song “The Luck You Got” as the theme song for the Showtime show, Shameless?
Elliot Gray Van Orman is a Rochester, Michigan native who studied film at Columbia College in Chicago. He currently resides in Detroit, and in addition to some commercial work, he shoots and edits videos featuring the city of Detroit. You may have seen a story on CBSDetroit.com about Elliot!
Want to be in the new “Transformers 4″ movie? You’ll have the chance to make it or break it this weekend.