Category: Spotlight

“Spotlight” Films At Fenway Park

Rachel and her co-stars Mark Ruffalo and John Slattery attended a Red Sox game in Boston for “Spotlight” yesterday. Rachel was also spotted filming on various locations in Boston. We have added photos of Rachel on set of the movie our gallery, thanks to my friend Claudia. Boston Globe is reporting that some members of the real-life Spotlight team will make a cameo in the movie.

The cast, which includes Liev Schreiber as then-Globe editor Marty Baron, Michael Keaton as Globe reporter-editor Walter V. Robinson, Rachel McAdams as former Globe reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, and Stanley Tucci as Mitchell Garabedian, the lawyer who represented several of the victims.

The real-life reporters and editors are expected to have cameos in the film, and several were invited to sit in the stands during the scene at Fenway. (In the movie, Thursday’s game takes place in July so extras were asked to wear Red Sox T-shirts or “muted tones, casual summer and nothing that has a year later than 2001.”)

Spotlight” will continue to film in Boston until next week before heading to Toronto. The production is expected to wrap up early November. Reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, who Rachel will portray in the movie, shared some amazing on set photos on her official twitter account including one of Rachel which can be found behind the jump.

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“Spotlight” Principal Photography Begins!

Participant Media has announced that principal photography for “Spotlight” began today in Boston and they will head to Toronto next week. Many thanks to my friend Nick for the heads up! Rachel will star in the movie alongside Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Michael Keaton and many more. The press release also confirms some exciting new cast additions including John Slattery. Rachel was already spotted on set with co-star Brian d’Arcy James.

September 25, 2014, Boston, MA /3BL Media/ – Principal photography begins today on Academy Award®-nominee Thomas McCarthy’s riveting drama SPOTLIGHT, starring Mark Ruffalo (The Normal Heart, The Kids are All Right), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) and Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games). Written by McCarthy and Josh Singer (The Fifth Estate), SPOTLIGHT is a co-production of Anonymous Content and Rocklin/Faust, financed by Participant Media, and will be distributed by Open Road Films in the U.S. and by Entertainment One internationally.

Joining the cast are John Slattery (Mad Men), Brian d’Arcy James (Smash), Billy Crudup (Blood Ties) and Jamey Sheridan (Homeland). SPOTLIGHT will shoot in Boston for one week and then head to Toronto where filming will continue until the end of November.

Thomas McCarthy received an Oscar® nomination for the screenplay Up, won a BAFTA award for the script of The Station Agent which he also directed and was named best director at the Independent Spirit Awards for The Visitor.

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“Spotlight” Casting Call

Project Casting is reporting that there is an open casting call in Boston for “Spotlight“. Filming will start tomorrow (September 24) and will continue until October 1st in Boston. It was previously reported that the movie will film in Toronto from October 6th until November 2nd.

“Spotlight” starring starring Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, and Liev Schreiber is now casting extras in Boston, Massachusetts.

According to Deadline, “Spotlight” centers around the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

C.PCasting is looking for men and women of all ages and ethnicities who are interested in working as an extra in the movie to apply. Filming will start on September 24th and will continue until October 1st.

To audition for an extra role in the movie, check out the casting call details below:

C.P. Casting is seeking submissions from people of all ages who are interested in background extra work on the feature film “Spotlight”; starring Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, and Liev Schreiber, that is shooting in Boston Sept. 24 through Oct. 1.

Background extras hired would likely work just ONE day between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

To find out more be sure to head over to Project Casting.

Rachel Being Eyed For “Spotlight”

The Wrap broke the news that Rachel is ‘being eyed’ for the female lead alongside Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Stanley Tucci in Thomas McCarthy’s upcoming movie “Spotlight“. Deadline is also reporting that Aaron Eckhart and Liev Schreiber joined the cast and that they are aiming to start filming this fall in Boston and Toronto. THR is reporting that Rachel and Ruffalo, Keaton, and Tucci are all in “advanced talks” to board the movie.

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Stanley Tucci are all in talks to star in Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” which follows the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe journalists who exposed the Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts, multiple individuals familiar with the prestige project have told TheWrap.

Ruffalo is nearing a deal to play Michael Rezendes, while Rachel McAdams is being eyed for the female lead of Sacha Pfeiffer. McAdams has an official offer, though she has not started formal negotiations yet.

Participant Media is financing the project, which is being produced by Anonymous Content and Rocklin/Faust. Open Road has come on to handle domestic distribution.

Steve Golin and Michael Sugar of Anonymous Content are producing with Nicole Rocklin and Blye Faust. David Mizner, who brought the project to Rocklin/Faust, will consult and serve as an associate producer.

Producers have secured life rights of the Globe reporters responsible, including Spotlight Team members Rezendes, Pfeiffer and Matt Carroll, Spotlight Team editor Walter “Robby” Robinson, special projects editor Ben Bradlee Jr. and Globe editor Marty Baron.

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