You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and “The Dilemma” in 2010 and “
It had been reported in March that the Chicago-set comedy "Relanxious" — which revolves around an agoraphobic man (
Reached by email Friday, "Relanxious" director and Park Ridge native Christopher Storer wrote that he still planned to shoot the film in Chicago, just not this summer. "(We're) just in the process of locking down exact dates," he wrote.
The movie also is set to star "Saturday Night Live" cast member
Wilde and Larson were recently cast in the indie comedy "Squirrel to the Nuts," which could begin shooting in the fall. Sudeikis, who it is rumored will not return to "Saturday Night Live" next season, is set to play a pot dealer in "We're the Millers," which is scheduled to begin filming this month in North Carolina.
Welcome back: “Relanxious” won’t film in Chicago this summer, but Showtime’s “
Big ups: Corri McFadden — star of the Chicago-based VH1 reality show “House of Consignment” and owner of Lincoln Park’s eDrop-Off — is now engaged. Centaur construction company CEO Spiro Tsaparas popped the question last week during the couple’s trip to
On the record: "25 years ago today was the first ever Smashing Pumpkins show, and yes I played bass+sang. It's been a crazy ride ever since. Thank you." - Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan, via Twitter.
About this week: “Let it Rock” singer Kevin Rudolf will perform Wednesday at
Sightings: The Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan dined at Tavernita in River North Saturday while in town to face the Fire. …