Friday, October 5, 2007

Whats the deal?

On the Heery Casting site it says that filming locations for The Happening will be posted by this coming Monday Night. I thought along with many publications that the final day of filming was today. Maybe they meant filming with the whole cast? If you know e-mail at or leave a comment.

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Filming Location

Hey I have learned that they stoped filming in Newtown Square on Wednesday and are filming interiors until tomorrow. They are filming down at the Navy Yard at one of the large soundstages there. M. Night filmed some scenes for Signs in those soundstages. Tomorrow (Friday) is the last day of filming for The Happening. This will wrap up the 2 months of filming for the cast and crew. But don't worry. We will still be covering everything that is 'Happening' in the mean time.

Other Philly area casting calls:

We are looking for SAG background artists for a feature film shooting in
Atlantic City, NJ next week (Oct 9-12)The film is "Five Dollars a Day" ,
starring Christopher Walken.
We are also looking for a photo double for Christopher Walken- we will
consider both SAG and NON-union for this role.

If avavilable, please e-mail picture and resume (with PHONE numbers,
please) to :

Heery Casting is looking for principals and extras for the feature film,
“The Lovely Bones.”

“The Lovely Bones” is a Dreamworks Production, being directed by Peter
Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings”). The film, based on the best-selling novel by
Alice Sebold, stars Rachel Weisz, Ryan Gosling and Susan Sarandon. Filming will
take place from early October through mid-December in the Philadelphia

Please ONLY submit if you can be considered "LOCAL HIRE" for the
Philadelphia area.

This film takes place in the early 1970's - men and boys start growing your
hair and sideburns!

If you were unable to attend the open call, please e-mail your picture with
contact info to:

Be sure to include your name, phone numbers and union status.Or, MAIL
pictures to:

Heery Casting
263 N. Lawrence St
Phila., PA 19106

No Phone calls please.

Maybe? / News

Hey the filming location is not know today. A source told me they were on indoor sets today and others on IMDB said they are still in Newtown Square. So I will give you the address of the possible filming location. If they are not filming there today, they are shooting interiors back at the Ship Yard.

Parking Lot 4
Sandy Flash Drive - North
Ridley Creek State Park
Newtown Square, Pa

Found this on

Bruce Goldberg of Teuscher's Chocolate in the Bellevue was closing up
Tuesday when in swept actress Betty Buckley and her assistant. Buckley bought 20
boxes of chocolates for colleagues in M. Night Shyamalan's movie The Happening, including a 64-piece
box for Shyamalan himself. Movie's wrap is tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Filming Location

Tomorrows filming location:
Parking Lot 4
Sandy Flash Drive - North
Ridley Creek State Park
Newtown Square, Pa

Also if anyone has visited the set or gotten photos tell by e-mail at

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Monday, October 1, 2007

FIlming Location

Sorry about the lack of filming updates. We have learned that they are filming still in Ridley Creek State Park in Newtown Square. On IMDB a posters says they will be there until Thursday a source says Wednesday.

Mark Mark has had another interview and here is an excpert:

Are you still doing The Happening?

Mark Wahlberg: Yeah. I'm still going to be shooting that for another week.Can you tell us a little bit about it?Mark Wahlberg: Yeah, I'm thrilled about it. It's a complete departure for me. I play a teacher, and Zooey Deschanel plays my wife. She's a therapist. The movie is really about our relationship and the conflicts we are having, set in this horrific disaster. Working with Night is awesome. I'm glad that I worked with him before I ventured off into directing. He brings a whole other element to the game. It's very impressive to see.

What is so different about M. Night as a director?

Mark Walberg: I haven't found a good way to describe it, but I can give you an example. We shot a five-page scene that was taking place in a classroom. Any other director that I have worked with would have taken three days to shoot it. We shot it by lunch. And it's beautiful. He just knows what he wants. It's all thought out. I've never walked into a trailer and the sides are there, and there are entire storyboards for the day. You know exactly what you'll be shooting. He knows exactly what he wants. It's been a great experience. You never know until your done. But it feels pretty special.

Why is this role so different for you?

Mark Wahlberg: I play a kind of nerdy science teacher from Philadelphia. I am very intimidated by my wife. And I can't connect outside of the classroom. I am the best teacher that you have ever seen. My students love me. I have this great connection with them, and I am extremely passionate about what I do. But I have some difficulties in other departments. Especially with my wife. I'm not the man that she wants me to be. I am extremely positive and optimistic, and she is the exact opposite. It's really about their relationship, which is great. You know, I did have a nightmare that Night and I got in a fight on the set.

The full story is at

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Interview with Mark

CS: How are things going with M. Night Shyamalan’s next movie "The Happening?"Wahlberg:

It's happening. It's happening. No, I love working with Night [Shyamalan], I've never seen a filmmaker work so smoothly. And so prepared. First day, we had a scene that was probably five pages long, and I figured, well we'll probably do this for a good three or four days, and we were done by lunch. And I was like whoa. Okay. So I'm very glad that I never tried directing myself until I worked with Night. I think of all the guys that I've worked with, I think his is a style that I would really try to emulate.

CS: Are you allowed to talk about that movie at all?

Wahlberg: I'll just tell you the ending. (laughs) No, I play a science teacher, definitely a part that people will be extremely surprised that I decided to play. He's constantly reminding me of how I need to walk. No, that looks too tough, that looks too angry. You're a science teacher, you know. But I love it. It's really about the characters and their relationships, and there's this crazy thing that's happening. So I'm thrilled, we only have a week left. Probably one of the biggest movies I've been a part of, yet we're only shooting forty-four days. And the longest day has been a twelve-hour day, and the short days have been like eight, nine hours. And he gave away yesterday, for instance, that every Friday he gives away a trip for seven days in the Greek islands, to a crew member, a guy I think from the audio department won, and the week before somebody got a seven day trip somewhere else in the Caribbean, I'm like what's going on, man? It's a special experience. And I do whatever he wants me to do. Hopefully the end result will be satisfying. He's thrilled, I have a very good feeling about it.

CS: Did you go back to school to study how to be a teacher?

Wahlberg: Science was the only subject that I didn't take while taking my GED exam, so first thing I did when I got to Philly was I went to the Ben Franklin Institute, trying to do as much as possible. But there's very little stuff in the class. The class and stuff is really about showing his relationship and his connection to students. He's not the most adult teacher. His wife wants him to be more adult, she wants to be more like a kid, and he connects with his kids and he's great with his kids. It was a fun experience.


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