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Hollywood star Berry films in city

Hollywood performer Halle Berry has filmed scenes designed for a new movie within Glasgow, just weeks subsequent to Brad Pitt worn the city as a place.Berry, decent within blue jeans in addition to a beige jacket, recorded division of a scene intended for Cloud Atlas, which sees a car run into inside Douglas Street within the city.After “cut” was shouted lying on set, the actress did a modest dance before donning a elongated black overcoat.Vintage American cars, with a Lincoln Continental Mark IV in addition to a Packard Clipper Custom, were in addition parked into the street, through Revere Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue signs erected resting on the set.Jennifer Reynolds, a film officer at Glasgow Film Office, thought: “It’s a German production along with they had been reconnaissance areas within the UK because a quantity of of the script is set within the UK.”So they were looking at areas within Scotland – I think Edinburgh along with Glasgow – excluding one thing Glasgow had so as to worked used for them was the topography of Glasgow – quite a hardly any steep hills – moreover it could duplicate San Francisco inside the United States.

“Consequently we managed to protected about three days’ filming designed for a section of the book so as to is 1970s San Francisco. an additional part of the story is set within modern-day London furthermore we are also filming an additional day or two of with the aim of as well.”She added: “It is moderately a substantial film consequently it’s obviously disappearing to bring a good profitable benefit just before the city and there’s local crew living being hired and used on it furthermore local companies furthermore their services as well as hotels furthermore restaurants.Cloud Atlas, out subsequently year, is based on top of British author David Mitchell’s best-selling 2004 new, which was shortlisted on behalf of the Man Booker Prize. The unconventionally-structured novel of interlinking narratives charts the narrative of one soul crosswise the centuries.It in addition features Tom Hanks with British actors Jim Broadbent, Jim Sturgess along with The Hour’s Ben Whishaw.

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Four first-timers on top of Booker 2011 longlist

LONDON: Four first time novelists are resting on the longlist meant for this year’s prestigious Man Booker Prize. The inventory of 13 books announced Tuesday were picked up on or after 138 books. The four opening time novelists on the register are Stephen Kelman designed for Pigeon Engli, Yvvette Edwards for A storeroom.