Here are some of this week’s biggest stories in three sentences or less:
“I am happy to announce we will bring natural gas to McKinley.” That pronouncement, in the newly-released film, “Promised Land,” actually takes place in the old gymnasium in the former Apollo High School. Much of the film was shot in western Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When “Promised Land” was being shot in Apollo last summer, residents gathered to get a glimpse of star and producer Matt Damon, and debate the pros and cons of natural gas development. […]
If art imitates life — here’s proof. Both filmmakers and the town of Apollo are trying to come to terms with the explosion of natural gas exploration.
Christian Bale isn’t the only big celebrity making a new movie in town this spring.
As excitement ramps up for filming of “Promised Land,” a casting call has now been put out for extras.
It’s looking like a busy spring in the ‘Burgh as two movie production companies have already given the thumbs up.
Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, says that a handful of movie production companies are currently scouting locations here.
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