Tag: Alan Rickman

Which stars are still in Savannah for “CBGB” filming?

I had the good fortune to run into Rupert Grint yesterday (Friday) in Ellis Square, as he walked with his assistant back to their hotel.

More photos from “CBGB” filming in Savannah, with Rupert Grint, Justin Bartha, Alan Rickman, Donal Logue, Estelle Harris

And, in a nice surprise, you’ll see a pics below of the real Cheetah Chrome, Estelle Harris (George Costanza’s mother!) and Savannah native Stratton Leopold, a successful movie producer and owner of Leopold’s Ice Cream.

Photos of Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Justin Bartha, Donal Logue, others during “CBGB” filming in Savannah — Part 1

The scene you’re seeing here appears to be one in which The Dead Boys (Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Justin Bartha as Stiv Bators, and Bronson Adams as Johnny Blitz) storm out of CBGB into the street. Once they exist the shot, it continues with some sort of animated discussion between Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) and Merv Ferguson (Donal Logue).


Actor Donal Logue on CBGB in the 1980s and on the perils of not drinking

Actor Donal Logue’s diverse career includes myriad films and television shows, including stints on the series “ER”, “Grounded for Life”, “Knights of Prosperity”, “Life”, and “Terriers”.

Actress Ashley Greene: “Savannah is breathtaking”

Best known for her role in The Twilight Saga, Ashley Greene has the female lead in CBGB — she’s playing Lisa Kristal, daughter of club founder Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman).

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Actress Stana Katic thanks Savannah “for bringing the love” during “CBGB” filming

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Facebook and Twitter photos of the filming of CBGB in Savannah

Embeds of some of the photos from the set of CBGB shared via Twitter and Facebook so far this week.

CBGB Festival lineup and schedule taking shape

While the film CBGB is shooting here in Savannah, the first ever CBGB Festival will be held at venues in New York City. The festival runs from July 5th through 8th.

“Epic Tea Time with Alan Rickman”

Keep this in mind over the next couple of months should you encounter Rickman at The Sentient Bean or Gallery Espresso while he’s in Savannah filming CBGB.

“CBGB” film cast filling out, scheduled to begin shooting June 25th in Savannah

The cast reportedly includes Alan Rickman, Rupert Grint, Sana Katic, Joel David Moore, Malin Akerman, Julian Acosta, Richard De Klerk, Josh Zuckerman, Ryan Hurst, and Estelle Harris (Mrs. Costanza from “Seinfeld”).

Another “Harry Potter” actor slated for CBGB movie filming in Savannah this summer

“Rupert Grint has signed up to star in CBGB, a new film about the legendary New York venue. Grint will play Cheetah Chrome, the guitarist for the Dead Boys, a punk band who played a prominent role during the club’s rise.”

Alan Rickman stars as CBGB founder in film shooting in Savannah this summer

“Alan Rickman is to play Hilly Kristal in a new movie about the legendary New York club boss.

The British star will shoot “CBGB” in Savannah, Georgia this summer with an all-star cast portraying the likes of the Ramones, Blondie, Television, Talking Heads and Patti Smith – who all headlined at Kristal’s fabled Bowery venue, which is now a John Varvatos clothing store.”