by Georgia Luke
Last year, Cast Iron Studios and TNT–along with Act Now Studio and Scott Rogers Studios–hosted the first Northwest Talent Diversity Initiative. The 36-hour intensive acting course gave 32 performers of color the opportunity to hone their chops with two of Portland’s finest acting coaches and a myriad of guest speakers, at no cost to the actors.
TNT’s new drama series, “The Librarians”, (a follow up to the movie trilogy, “The Librarian”) delivered 5.4 million viewers for the two hour premiere in December. TNT and Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment are no strangers to Oregon, having shot all but one season of “Leverage” here. Many locations in the Portland metro area, Clackamas county and even the Captiol building in Salem were used in season one.
We know the cat is likely out of the bag but we can now confirm that the upcoming TNT Pilot starring Oscar Winner Geena Davis will be shot here in Oregon. We’re thrilled to have yet another project from TNT and director/producer Dean Devlin. Dean and his team at Electric Entertainment have been instrumental in Oregon’s film and television industry growth over the past few years. Here’s to hoping that this pilot leads to yet another multiple year project much like what “Levereage” was for the past four years! Continue reading... “TNT’s Geena Davis Bounty Hunter Pilot Confirmed to Shoot In Oregon”