You can't imagine two films more different than 'The Croods' and 'Olympus Has Fallen,' but right now the two of them sit on top of the box office chart, both temporarily linked by the fact that a bunch of people apparently wanted to see them this weekend. It's the first time in forever that two films have opened to over $30 million at the same time...but it wasn't golden for all of the new release
We all remember when the White House replica was built in South Bossier. We'll get to see how that translates onto the big screen where Shreveport-Bossier will be front and center when 'Olympus Has Fallen' opens.
Of all the movies filmed in the Shreveport-Bossier area, the recently completed "Olympus Has Fallen" (formerly "White House Taken") seems to have caused the biggest stir! The debut trailer for the action flick has finally been released.
Expect interruptions in downtown Shreveport around Milam, Marshall, McNeil and Texas Streets from 5:30 this evening until midnight thanks to local filming of Gerard Butler action movie, "Olympus Has Fallen."
It's great to be partners with such an amazing venue...and great people! I talked with Sales and Marketing Director Melinda Coyer about CenturyLink Center's most recent Pollstar Magazine ranking -- which puts our local venue in the Top 100 for Worldwide Ticket Sales for Mid-Year 2012.
She credits Townsquare Media for helping bring a lot of great events to the venue. She even gave us a special sne
Since filming kicked off in Bossier City this morning for the new Gerard Butler flick "Olympus Has Fallen" -- I decided to go out yesterday and take some new pics of the set there. WOW! Things were really looking great! And there's a new section across from the White House itself that's designed to be a replica of of Lafayette Park...