Boston 101: our town’s big names. Did we forget anyone
Studios’ credits let others cut taxes
- Most tax credits issued by the state to film production companies are sold to brokers, which then resell them at a profit to firms or wealthy individuals to slash their tax bills.
Boston Casting is looking for photo doubles for the leads in the movie “R.I.P.D.’’
- We’ve already told you this, but the Massachusetts Film Office confirmed yesterday that "R.I.P.D.," the Ryan Reynolds-Jeff Bridges movie about a deceased cop hunting down his killers, will be filming locally this fall.
Rajon Rondo jersey is the NBA’s third best seller
- Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics currently has the third most popular selling jersey for all National Basketball Association players, according to the NBA.
Celebs at Fashion Week in New York
Fashion Week officially kicked off Feb. 10 and runs until Feb. 17. Actresses Gabrielle Union and Mena Suvari were eying the catwalk at the Feb. 10 Christian Siriano fall fashion show.Check out which celebrities headed to New York for a sneak peak at next fall’s trends.
Sightings at Sundance — The 2011 Sundance Film Festival, which runs from Jan. 20-30 in Park City, Utah, is known for putting independent movies on the map. Check out some of the celebrities taking Park City by storm during the festival.