Friday's KDKA Afternoon News: January 4, 2012Here are some of the highlight's of the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.
Local High School Basketball Team Featured In "Promised Land""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.
Fight Over New Movie, "Promised Land," Heats Up“Promised Land” promises an unbiased look at the benefits and potential dangers of hydrolic fracking.
Shale Industry Takes On "Promised Land"
Movie Mirrors Town's Shale Gas DebateIf 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.
Casting Call Announced For New Matt Damon MovieChristian Bale isn’t the only big celebrity making a new movie in town this spring.
"Promised Land" Casting Call
"Promised Land" Casting CallAs excitement ramps up for filming of "Promised Land," a casting call has now been put out for extras.
Bale Returning, Damon Coming For New Movie ProjectsIt's looking like a busy spring in the 'Burgh as two movie production companies have already given the thumbs up.