Filming News Links: Clooney says aloha to Hawaii, Daniel Craig joins ‘Cowboys’ and more!


George Clooney may not have won a Golden Globe last night but he did win a role in The Descendants which begins filming in Kaua’i this spring.

Auditions for the role of Mattie in The Coen Brothers’ upcoming movie True Grit have been extended through Jan. 20.

Paul Rudd and Zach Galifianaki are officially set to star in Will. In the movie, Rudd plays an ordinary guy in a world where people’s lives are scripted by writers in Heaven. When his writer decides he no longer wants to write his life, the man must go on living unscripted. Filming begins in the Spring, the location has yet to be announced.

Christina Ricci will join Rob Pattinson in Bel Ami. Filming begins next month in Europe.

Shooting also begins next month on Faster, starring The Rock as an ex-con out to avenge his brother’s murder, in L.A.

Lifetime’s Army Wives returns to Charleston for season four.

Prisoners, which was set to start filming in Connecticut this month, has been delayed.

The Executive Producer of FX’s new series Justified discusses filming in Pittsburgh vs. L.A.

Daniel Craig is taking over RDJs’ role in Cowboys and Aliens after he finishes Dream House which begins filming on Jan. 25 in Toronto.

Jonah Hill says 21 Jump Street will begin filming this year too.

Last week, the Showtime TV pilot Shameless, starring actor William H. Macy, was filming in Chicago. Next up, he’ll be directing the movie Keep Coming Back in L.A.

Finally, Spike Lee is returning to New Orleans for Levees 2.


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