Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The locally shot movie will have a trailer released on Thursday at 7 a.m. and is set for wide release on March 29.
Last year in March, the beaches of Pinellas County were filled celebrities like Selena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson filming 'Spring Breakers'. From cruising down Corey Ave to getting booked into the Gulfport Police Department, the cast of "Spring Breakers" lured fans, onlookers and extras from across Tampa Bay. The film shot in various spots in Gulfport, St. Pete Beach and St. Petersburg. In a few months, you'll be able to go and see all the local areas on the big screen. 'Spring Breakers' has been set for wide release on March 29, almost a year after they finished filming in Tampa Bay. The film will also be releasing it's first trailer on MTV news this Thursday according to the film's twitter account. The story …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
From hotel rooms to hiring off duty police officers, the film production spent an estimated $1.3 million during filming in Gulfport, St. Pete Beach and St. Petersburg.
From cruising down Corey Ave to getting booked into the Gulfport Police Department, the cast of "Spring Breakers" lured fans, onlookers and extras from across Tampa Bay. The cast included young actors James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson. The film shot in various spots in Gulfport, St. Pete Beach and St. Petersburg over four weeks. In that time the production helped boost the local economy, spending more than $1 million. That's more than $40,000 a day. Jennifer Parramore, St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Commissioner, says the film crew spent $1.3 million across Pinellas County with the execption of a couple days at Ringing College in Sarasota. "Every city and its staff were super cooperative," Parramore wrote to …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Gulfport Police Department is the latest backdrop for the movie "Spring Breakers."
Rumor has it, James Franco is rocking dreadlocks in the film "Spring Breakers." Franco and Selena Gomez were spotted Tuesday morning in Gulfport at the Gulfport Police Department. The sealed off parking lot seemed to be the perfect fit for a police station backdrop. This is the second time the crew has filmed at the Gulfport Police Department. Last Tuesday, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson shot scenes inside the department.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens are best gal pals on the movie set.
It seems as though Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens are already enjoying their time working on the set of the new film, "Spring Breakers." Benson posted a picture to Instagram of herself, Gomez and Hudgens with the caption "Love Them." One can almost hear their young fans give a collective, "Ahhh!" Even though filming has just begun in Sarasota, Gomez has found time to grab some sun. She posted an image of herself sunbathing to her Instagram earlier today. Rumor has it that Gomez is staying at a private posh home in St. Pete, and she has been seen in the city. She will be filming beach scenes on the Pinellas Beaches, of course. James Franco, the male lead associated with the film, has yet to be seen in the Tampa Bay area. If…