It was a truly amazing experience to work on this film. Our task was to turn multiple rooms, interiors, and outdoor spaces back to 1981. A challenging task, but one I feel my age gave me an advantage. I was a teenager myself during the period of this story. My memories of my own, and my friend's houses in the early 80's were burned deep into my brain. Let's just say...the design sensibilities of that time were not the most alluring. We're talking the age of brown paneling!
Here's the bedroom we created for the lead characters Ernest & Bobby, played by Jacob Williams and Michael Capperella...
And here's the parent's room played by Kelly Rutherford and Christopher Gorham. Doesn't this room bring back some decor nightmares!? lol
One of the most challenging tasks was to find the cars. In some cases, I actually chased cars down I passed on the road. Two cars that I managed to get stopped (and I not killed) will appear in the film.
This film is a great adventure for families, and a great cause at the same time. A large portion of the proceeds of ticket and DVD sales will benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of America. And the kids from the Clubs helped to make the film. This made working on this film a truly special and wonderful experience. And, some pretty big Hollywood peeps stepped up to help the cause.
|Gossip Girl Star, Kelly Rutherford|
Mario Lopez, Kelly Rutherford, Christopher Gorham, and Rein Wilson all star in this feature film. Here's a glimpse behind the scenes with Mario Lopez on set...
|Actors Mario Lopez and Noura Boustany-Jost|
Needless to say, it was an experience of a lifetime. I feel so grateful to have taken a part in getting it made. I hope you go out and see this very family friendly coming of age film this coming October. Below is the list of theaters and dates. Let's support our kids, and have some great family fun doing it! This movie was a blast to help make, and it will be a blast to see up on the silver screen! For all the up-to-date information, go to The Stream website.
|Christopher Gorham wants to see you there :)|
Coming October 18th.
In the meantime, here's a behind the scenes look...