Gerard Butler, Sam Worthington, and Matthew McConaughey have all signed on to star the Iraq War movie, Thunder Run, which will be filmed in Baton Rouge, LA this spring.
The action-thriller from director Simon West will be made using 3D motion-capture technology and will center on the 2003 capture of Baghdad.
According to Louisiana Film, the movie will shoot from May 1, 2012 to July 15, 2012 in Baton Rouge.
In addition to Thunder Run, it has also been announced that The Last Exorcism II will be shot in Louisiana this spring, with a tentative shoot date of March 19.
Below is the latest LA production list:
Freedom Films’ feature film Thunder Run starring Gerard Butler, Sam Worthington, and Matthew McConaughey will shoot May 1, 2012 to July 15, 2012 in Baton Rouge. Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emmett/Furla Films' feature film The Tomb starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger will shoot April 16, 2012 to June 15, 2012 in and around New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.
Summit Entertainment's feature film Ender's Game will shoot February 24, 2012 to June 8, 2012 in New Orleans. Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Untitled Tom Cruise Project
Universal Pictures’ feature film The Untitled Tom Cruise Project will shoot March 12, 2012 to May 25, 2012 in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.
Treme (Season 3)
HBO’s television series Treme (Season 3) is shooting October 31, 2011 to May 17, 2012 in New Orleans. Please direct resumes for crew positions ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org. For casting positions ONLY, please direct resumes to email@example.com.
Rugaru Productions’ feature film Rugaru starring Joe Estevez and Randall Oliver will shoot April 1, 2012 to May 15, 2012 in New Roads, Greensburg, and Maurepas. Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weinstein Company’s feature film Django Unchained starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jamie Foxx will start shooting February 2012 in New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chockstone Pictures’ feature film The Host starring Saoirse Ronan will shoot February 13, 2012 to April 20, 2012 in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com or fax resumes to 225.952.9030.
The Last Exorcism 2
Strike Entertainment's feature film The Last Exorcism II starring Ashley Bell will shoot March 19, 2012 to April 21, 2012 in New Orleans. Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Untitled Diablo Cody Project
Mandate Pictures’ feature film Untitled Diablo Cody Project starring Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, and Octavia Spencer will shoot March 5, 2012 to April 12, 2012 (approximate dates) in New Orleans. Please direct resumes to LambProductionsResumes@gmail.com.
Now You See Me
Summit Entertainment’s feature film Now You See Me starring Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, and Jesse Eisenberg will shoot January 16, 2012 to March 26, 2012 in New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.
Digital media Production House's television series Reigning Men will shoot January 11, 2012 to March 23, 2012 in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Please direct resumes and headshots to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hot Flashes
Feature film The Hot Flashes will shoot February 13, 2012 to March 17, 2012 in New Orleans and surrounding areas. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.
Feature film Getaway starring Ethan Hawke will start shooting January 2012 in Baton Rouge. Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Media Production House’s feature film Synarchy will shoot February 4, 2012 to March 2, 2012 in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.