Hollywood Coming to DC

According to the Post, the District has given a $1.7 million grant to Columbia Pictures in return for hiring more than 100 local crew members, several hundred extras and 20 youths to work on a romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd to be filmed in the city. You can read the entire article here>>

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I’m glad to hear that a movie featuring Washington will actually be filmed here. Nothing drives me crazier than seeing what is supposed to be the District portrayed by localities that are obviously Baltimore, Los Angeles, or Toronto. I realize that getting all the paperwork in order must be a royal pain based on the relatively simple things I’ve needed to accomplish with DC, but there is no excuse for sloppy film work if you truly want a movie to be believable.

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