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Making Movies in Vegas
Making Movies in Vegas

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AIR DATE: January 13, 2012

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars are on the strip this week.  But, they're not here to hit the party scene and gamble, that may come later.  No, they're here filming a new movie called "Burt Wonderstone."  It stars Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Steve Buscemi and Olivia Wilde.  It's a comedy about dueling-magicians.  We talk with film critic Carol Cling from the Review Journal about this latest project, past movie projects filmed on the Strip and why Hollywood still loves Vegas.
 
If you've ever worked as an extra or even contractor for a Hollywood production in Vegas share your below.
 
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Carol Cling, movie critic, LVRJ
Josh Bell, Film Editor, Las Vegas Weekly

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One of the only movies I can think of that depicts Las Vegas without taking place in a Casino is 'Pay It Forward'--and no one recalls that it was in Las Vegas because, like the panel describes, it could take place anywhere...
KelliJan 17, 2012 10:35:38 AM
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