The first official Trailer for Lakeshore Entertainment and Summit Entertainment’s shot-in-Portland film Gone was released on the internet yesterday. As one might expect, a lot of camera time is devoted to the film’s star Amanda Seyfried… but just as much time is devoted to another star of the film – Portland.
In an article on the trailer, Oregon’s Governor’s Office of Film and TV notes
From everything we heard, the production went very smoothly. If you’re familiar with Portland at all you’ll notice some familiar locations. Several scenes were shot in the industrial part of inner SE Portland just a few blocks from our office. The film also used the exterior of the empty U.S. Customs House for their Police station (“Grimm” has used the same building). (Read the entire article…)
According to the film’s new web site Gone, which was filmed in Portland during the spring of 2011, is scheduled to be released on February 24, 2012. In a recent article on the growth of the Rose City’s film and TV industry, Portland mayor Sam Adams noted
[The] feature film Gone employed 210 locals for over 70,000 hours of work and millions of dollars were spent in local businesses on things such as security, hardware, restaurants and hotels. (Read the entire article…)