Re-Make of 80s Classic "Red Dawn" Will Be Shot in Michigan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Detroit suburb of Pontiac will be doing its best Spokane, Wash., impression next month.
That's when crews will be in town to shoot scenes for the upcoming remake of the classic 1980s film "Red Dawn."
Downtown Development Authority director Sandy McDonald tells The Oakland Press filmmakers will be in Pontiac for two weeks at the end of September and a few days in October.
The original "Red Dawn" portrayed a Soviet invasion of a small town in the U.S.


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  • by Glenda Location: Grand Ledge on Nov 17, 2009 at 06:41 AM
    I been going to the park in Grand Ledge to watch them set up for this movie I was disapointed when they said the park was close so We can't get in to watch them film like other towns got too.
  • by Robert Location: Grand Ledge on Oct 29, 2009 at 04:25 PM
    I have been in Grand Ledge all my life and think it's just great you are going to do a film using the Ledges what a great spot for a movie. I was at the park today 10/29/09 and see your are starting to set up fot this. Its going to be great for Grand Ledge. Hope you come back soon.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 15, 2009 at 07:18 AM
    do you know how to get on the crew or any other jobs for this film?
  • by mary Location: mi on Aug 25, 2009 at 08:36 PM
    I'm not interested in the movie,But I am wondering about gitmo , and if michigan is going to get them, We never hear anything on wilx news.I don't want them.
  • by Harold Tramaine Location: Lansing on Aug 25, 2009 at 03:45 PM
    Rumor is they are filming a part of the movie in Grand Ledge @ Fitzgerald Park. Connor Cruise and Josh Peck were seen at a local restaurant eating lunch there today (8/25/09).
  • by Lefere Forge Location: Jackson on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:08 AM
    Re-Make?? Nobody's going to watch that junk.
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