New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL got a visit from film star Nicolas Cage in between the morning and noon news yesterday.
But he wasn’t there to talk, he was there to work. Cage was in town to shoot a movie set in the wake of the BP oil spill.
Houston CBS affiliate KHOU reports the director shot in New Orleans because he wanted to keep keep the film authentic.
But another important element for him was keeping things local. That included dozens of crew members in the studio and some familiar faces you’ll see in the film.“Like Wendell Pierce and Bryan Batt and a lot of the smaller roles are a lot of local actors, and about 90 percent of our crew are also Louisiana locals as well.” Read more