Filmmaker / movie star George Clooney is reportedly bringing the Exclusive Films and Appian Way production of “The Ides of March” to shoot in Michigan in February. As reported in The Detroit News, The Free Press and Deadline Hollywood, Clooney is set to star and direct the adaptation of Beau Willimon’s off-Broadway production of “Farragut North”. Also starring in the film are Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood and Marisa Tomei. The film is financed by Exclusive Films & Cross Creek Pictures in a partnership with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions. (More on facebook.com/moviebudget)
Update: ”The Ides of March” has now been approved for the Michigan Film Tax Incentive Program. It is anticipated the movie will now shoot in Detroit and parts of Ohio.
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Michigan On Film radio program to premiere Oct. 1 on WDET 101.9FM and will be hosted by Emery C. King and Jim Burnstein, chairman and vice-chairman of the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council (MFOAC), and will serve as a forum for individuals, businesses and organizations involved the state’s film industry. Lisa Dancsok, former vice president of marketing and communications for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), will co-host the program through the end of this year.
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