Well, loyal geeks where ever you may be, Father Geek will be up dating while The Head Geek is in LA on the set of "THE GREEN MILE". Here's a little related info on that Stephen King project from Gocatgo. No, it's not from Harry. I've read this script folks and it is terrific, so if you want to be connected to a great motion picture contact these people in the heart of bluegrass country .
The Green Mile will soon leave LA and film in Tennessee where production will conclude in late October. According to the TN Film & Video Commision, the production is now accepting crew and talent resumes. Mail (no faxes) all resumes and headshots to:
Tennessee Film, Entertainment & Music Commission
320 Sixth Avenue North
Rachel Jackson Building, Seventh Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0790
Attention: The Green Mile
I'm not clear on how much casting info is out, but I have a pretty detailed list here. As most folks know by now, Tom Hanks will play Paul Edgecomb and Michael Clarke Duncan (Armageddon) is to play John Coffey. David Morse plays Brutal Howell, Edgecomb’s chief assistant guard. James Cromwell costars as the prison’s sympathetic warden, Hal Moores. Michael Jeter plays Delecroix, the Cajun convict with the pet mouse. Sam Rockwell plays William "Wild Bill" Wharton. Graham Greene is the repentant Native American inmate, Bitterbuck (surprise!). Bonnie Hunt plays Edgecomb’s wife. and Patricia Clarkson (High Art) portrays Warden Moores' terminally ill wife, Melinda.
The cast also includes: Doug Hutchison (A Time to Kill) as Percy, Edgecomb’s sadistic subordinate; Jeffrey DeMunn (X-Files:Fight the Future) as death row guard Harry Terwilliger; Barry Pepper (Saving Private Ryan) as Dean Stanton, another guard; and Harry Dean Stanton as Toot Toot, "the prison’s wiry old trustee."
Darabont reunites with several folks from Shawshank, including production designer, Terence Marsh (Dr. Zhivago), editor Richard Francis-Bruce (Air Force One), and composer Thomas Newman (The Horse Whisperer). David Tattersall (some "prequel" movie) is the DP.
If you need anything else, I'll be wherever the beer is cold.
Yours, gocatgo ....