A snow-covered Christmas tree in Worcester Common Friday looked like a scene straight from a movie, and soon enough it will be. The Telegram & Gazette reported that a crew of about 20 people reassembled the city Common Christmas tree on Thursday to prepare for a movie shoot over the weekend featuring actor Paul Giamatti. On Friday, Mother Nature decided the film would have a white Christmas thanks to a snow storm that dropped several inches on the city.
FAIRHAVEN — It might be a snowy day, but that's not stopping the crew of the upcoming Paul Giamatti movie "The Holdovers," from filming scenes, on Friday, at the Fairhaven High School. According to a previous Standard-Times article, the school is being used to film scenes in a classroom,...
A film crew, including actor Paul Giamatti, wrapped up shooting Friday morning at the Wamsutta Club in New Bedford and shifted production over to Fairhaven High School. The plan calls for nearly 24 hours of filming at the 117-year-old school for major motion picture The Holdovers. One member of the...
Nearly a month ago, we broke the news that Fairhaven High School was going to be used as the backdrop of a major motion picture starring Paul Giamatti. The seasoned actor from "12 Years a Slave," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Billions" has arrived in the general area and is awaiting the call to begin filming.
Giamatti is working with director Alexander Payne on their first movie together since the Oscar-winning "Sideways." Almost two decades after collaborating on the Oscar-winning film “Sideways,” actor Paul Giamatti (“Billions”) and director Alexander Payne (“The Descendants”) are together again, filming a new movie in Massachusetts.
SOUTHBOROUGH — St. Mark’s School is set to be the location for key scenes of “The Holdovers,” a movie starring Academy Award-nominated actor Paul Giamatti. Filming for the Miramax production is slated to take place in mid-March, when students are on break. ...
NEW BEDFORD — Before you don your snow pants and heavy boots to go dig out from Saturday's blizzard, why not linger over that cup of coffee a little longer and catch up on the top stories from last week. With over a foot and a half of snow,...
FAIRHAVEN — Actor Paul Giamatti is set to play a crabby high school prep teacher in his next film “The Holdovers” and the production crew has its eye on Fairhaven High School to shoot some of the motion picture. The School Committee met with Patrick Brazile and Tom Cadrin, of Honest Scholar Productions, LLC, based in Acton, on Wednesday to discuss entering negotiations for the crew to use one classroom, the auditorium and cafeteria during filming. ...
EXCLUSIVE: Da’Vine Joy Randolph is set to join Paul Giamatti in Alexander Payne’s next feature film, The Holdovers. Miramax landed worldwide rights to the film last summer with Payne on board to direct. David Hemingson is writing and producing with Mark Johnson and Bill Block also producing. Production is set to start today in New England. The film follows Deerfield Academy teacher Paul Hunham (Giamatti) who nobody likes — not his students, not his fellow faculty, not the headmaster, who all find his pomposity and rigidity exasperating. With no family and nowhere to go over Christmas holiday in 1970, Paul remains...
"Billions" stars Paul Giamatti and Corey Stoll join "CBS Mornings" to discuss the new season of the hit series, and how their characters Chuck Rhoades and Michael Prince face off in Season 6.
Paul Giamatti remembers getting what he thought was a “Burger King For Life” card after doing a commercial for the fast-food chain. He called up his friends and family to brag but it turns out it was just a $100 gift card!. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian.
Actor Paul Giamatti told a whopper of a story about receiving a “Burger King for Life” card after he did a commercial for the fast-food giant. (Watch the interview below.) On “The Late Show” Monday, the “Billions” and “Sideways” star was asked by host Stephen Colbert if he got any perks from the gig.
Actor Paul Giamatti has shared a wonderful story of a Burger King for Life card that was not all that it seemed. Appearing on Stephen Colbert's late night TV show, the Oscar nominated actor explained how he thought he received a lifetime supply of free burgers for doing voiceover in a Burger King commercial, but it wasn't until later that he discovered something was amiss.
ALBANY — Another blast of Hollywood star power is coming to the Capital Region. "Billions," the Showtime series starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, will film segments of the show in Albany in the coming days. It is just the latest movie or television show to shoot scenes in the Capital Region.
It was deeply fascinating in a way I’m having trouble putting into words. He’s just there cracking eggs, and whisking them up, and pouring them into a pan and seasoning them. I kept waiting for something else to happen. I kept waiting for the fire alarm to go off or for Bobby Axelrod to show up and catch them mid-scheme or for the FBI to raid the premises because two other characters got together off-screen to try to ruin one or both of them. But, nope. Just Paul Giamatti cooking eggs.