Contrary to earlier reports, Julia Stiles was in Charlestown, Wednesday, filming a scene for her made-for-tv movie, "The Makeover." Stiles' scene took place in and around Salon Forty-Four at 44 Main Street. The crew also filmed a fake political commercial next to the nearby construction site on Warren Street. The crew will be back in town Thursday and then will remain away until Sept. 24. Full Proposed filming schedule: Sept. 12 Sept. 13 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 26
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
"10 Things I Hate About You" and "Bourne Ultimatum" star Julia Stiles will not be in town for filming Wednesday or Thursday.
A movie crew will be in town from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Today, Wednesday Sept. 12 and tomorrow, Thursday Sept. 13 to film scenes for the Julia Stiles film, "The Makeover." Today's filming will include scenes at the corner of Park Street and Warren Street and at Salon Forty-Four at 44 Main Street. Stiles, the "10 Things I Hate About You" and "Bourne Ultimatum" star, will not be in town for this week's filming, we reported Monday. The crew will return to town closer to the end of the month, but not before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council holds a meeting about the street closures the filming would involve. Proposed filming schedule: Sept. 12 Sept. 13 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 26
Monday, September 10, 2012
The movie crew for the film "The Makeover" will return Sept. 24-26.
This week’s visit from a movie crew will not include the production’s most notable star—“10 Things I hate About You” and “Bourne” veteran Julia Stiles. Cameras and crew for the made-for-TV movie “The Makeover” will come to town Wednesday and Thursday to film at Salon Forty-Four on Main Street and an active construction site at the corner of Park Street and Warren Street. The crew will also spend time at the Charlestown Commerce Center at 50 Terminal Street. This week’s filming will include traffic disruptions. Ryan Cook, who’s assisting with the production’s local arrangements, told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council, Tuesday, that they will not extend into rush hour. Charlestown Patch obtained an email from Ryan Cook to a local …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Filming will take place on five days in September.
Julia Stiles and a movie crew will descend on Charlestown this month. Ryan Cook, a movie business professional who worked on the recent Boston-based Mark Wahlberg hit, “Ted,” told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Tuesday that he will bring Stiles and crew to town on Sept. 12, 13, 24, 25 and 26. According to information supplied to the council and Charlestown Patch, the made for TV political romantic comedy “The Makeover” will film at Salon Fourty-Four, the active construction site at the corner of Park Street and Warren Street, the Charlestown Commerce Center, 12 Belmont Street and 56 Union Street. Cook said the plot follows a friendly beer truck driver who is made over to fill the role of a politician. He said he’ll do what he can to …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Movie and TV tour company On Location features several Charlestown Locations.
As more Hollywood production companies bring work to Boston, Charlestown could see a continuing increase in the number of tourists gawking at otherwise-unremarkable spots. The Boston Herald had a story recently about two tours that bring Hollywood sightseers to spots around the city—including the Charlestown flower shop featured in The Town. The piece focused on two different options presented by On Location Tours. The first sends customers on a 90-minute iPad-guided walking tour of 25 locations. The second puts customers on a bus to see more than 40 sites in three hours. Both present clips that correspond to the tour stops. The story says that the tours are in a constant state of flux due to Hollywood’s whims and hits, but tour guide and …