Above: Adam Sandler and Chris Rock filming in Southborough last year. The Massachusetts-filmed ‘Grown Ups’ is not getting particularly good reviews, but that may not matter to many Southborough fans. I mean, how often do you get to see our hometown on the big screen? The question is, will those opening clips of Pilgrim Church Read the full article → from ‘Grown Ups’ opens today – will you see it?
Adam Sandler’s film “Grown Ups” opens next Friday, June 25. But if you want a sneak peak of Southborough on the big screen, there will be a special preview of the movie on Thursday, June 24, at the Regal Cinemas at Fenway located at 201 Brookline Avenue in Boston. Read the full article → from Get a sneak peek of “Grown Ups”
There are plenty of Southborough scenes in the just-released teaser for the Adam Sandler film Grown Ups. The movie is scheduled for release in June 2010. As surreal as it was to see movie stars live and in person in Southborough, it’s even stranger to see Southborough on the big screen (well, it’s still the Read the full article → from Your first look at the Grown Ups trailer
It wasn’t quite the production it was the first time around, but the movie was back in town yesterday. Word is they needed more footage of extras walking into Pilgrim Church. No road closures, no crowds, no stars. Just a quiet day on the set. In other ‘Grown Ups’ news, the cast spent some time Read the full article → from ‘Grown Ups’ take 2
The Hollywood lights are but a distant memory, but one thing remains: the money. Town Administrator Jean Kitchen said the movie company has paid in full for their time in town. The town took in a total of just over $30,000 for the shoot, including use of the Town House and Senior Center parking lots. Read the full article → from Tallying up the movie money
The cast and crew of ‘Grown Ups’ took over the famous Woodman’s clam shack in Essex this week. Woodman’s shut down for a few days to accommodate filming — the first time they’ve been closed in the month of June since the restaurant opened in 1914. Here’s a photo of the shoot from Gloucester resident and Read the full article → from Where the ‘Grown Ups’ cast is this week
In a recent My Southborough poll, 51% of you said you were happy the movie has left town and that life has returned to normal, while 34% of you said you miss having that bit of Hollywood in town. So, for the 34% who just can’t get enough — and you know who you are — here Read the full article → from For those of you who miss the movie
After they wrapped up filming in Southborough, the cast and crew of the Adam Sandler comedy ‘Grown Ups’ moved on to Essex. A My Southborough reader sent me a link to the Good Morning Gloucester blog where you’ll find pictures of the Essex set. Check out these links: Set Location For Adam Sandler Movie Grown Read the full article → from Curious what the ‘Grown Ups’ set in Essex looks like?
The movie may be gone, but you can still keep tabs on the filming thanks to David Spade. Spade offers occasional Twitter updates like this one from today: shooting first day at the lake house, everyone warned me how hot and gross Boston would be. Meanwhile, it’s 48 degrees and raining. boo hoo (@davidspade) The Read the full article → from Following the ‘Grown Ups’
The movie in Southborough is officially over, and life around town will soon return to normal. The cast and crew finished up filming late last night. I’ve haven’t been down to see the set today, but word is much of the equipment, including light trucks and the trailers at Woodward, have already made their way Read the full article → from Say goodbye to Hollywood
Earlier in the week you read about Southborough businesses like Falconi Bros. and the Southborough House of Pizza that are profiting from the movie being in town. Here’s a story about another business seeing an upside thanks to a little bit of initiative. Dan O’Rourke, owner of Southborough-based NRG BAR a manufacturer of all-natural energy Read the full article → from Energy bars to the stars
Southborough’s 15 minutes of fame has extended all the way to the Twittersphere. Here’s my list of the top 5 movie-related Tweets. 5. I’m looking at aerials from Southboro. We’re over the movie shoot. I’m sure our chopper isn’t disrupting a thing. (@JohnWBZ) 4. @adamsandler when are you coming to southboro? are you bringing your Read the full article → from Top 5 movie-related Tweets
Since the movie shoot has been extended a bit, I decided to stop by yesterday to see what I could see. The crew was filming on the side of the church, so spectators gathered behind the library in back of the old burial ground. It was a cool day, and Adam Sandler trolled about carrying Read the full article → from A few more star shots