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Hollywood Stars Filming at Landmark

Stars are in town to film 'The English Teacher' at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater.

is going Hollywood this week.

A film crew is in town to shoot "The English Teacher," a comedy starring Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane and Greg Kinnear.

"It's about an English teacher – Julianne Moore – who helps a former student, who was not successful producing his play in 'the big city,' to produce it back in their small town," said Sharon Maier-Kennelly, Landmark's executive director. "We're very excited."

The setting, the , was chosen when a scout discovered it after searching for an old school theater on Long Island, according to Maier-Kennelly.

The film is a project of "Weeds" director Craig Zisk,  Entertainment Weekly reported.

During the filming,  remains open to the public all week. However, the tent from the recent Landmark gala remains onsite as it is now being used to prepare meals for the film crew. And while there are propane tanks outside the tent, there is 24/7 security on the premises to ensure safety, Maier-Kennelly said. 

"Everything was done by the book," she said.

They crew, she added, will "load out just in time for our other film industry connection - the Bacon Brothers - to load in on Saturday, Nov. 19th."

Tickets for the Bacon Brothers, which includes movie actor Kevin Bacon, are available via landmarkonmainstreet.org

George Mulligan November 14, 2011 at 10:40 PM
I love Julianne Moore. I think she is smashing. And I remember the first time I saw Greg Kinnear was in "Sabrina," a great movie about life (and love) set on The Gold Coast of Long Island. Harrison Ford was also in "Sabrina." He played the older brother. Nathan Lane is always amusing. So I will look forward to the release of "The English Teacher."
Adina Genn (Editor) November 14, 2011 at 11:23 PM
George, agreed!
matteo November 15, 2011 at 02:17 PM
I just saw Win Win with our own Burt Young, who was great as the old man Leo. Two scenes from Port were in the movie; the train station and Louie's Bar. Also, this movie was really good, highly recommended also. Ditto on Moore, Kinnear and Lane.
R Miller November 17, 2011 at 11:50 AM
Only good things can happen with all this filming here on the north shore. Keep the business coming. Plus the fact it is fun to see our local area in the movies
Diane Schubach November 17, 2011 at 04:00 PM
This is very cool. But I wish it was starring Jake Gyllenhall.

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