B L A C K
all photos © 2009 KmCarey
Jack Black is set to step into a classic novel for his
next project. According to Variety, Jack Black has
signed on to play the lead for Gulliver's Travels.
The film will be a modernized take on Jonathan Swift's
classic 1726 novel and will feature Black as Lemuel
Gulliver, a travel writer on assignment at the Bermuda
Triangle who discovers the secret island of Lilliput and
its tiny inhabitants.
The film was written by Forgetting Sarah Marshall
director Nicholas Stoller and Shrek co - writer Joe
Stillman, for Rob Letterman (Shark Tale) to direct.
|In Actuality this is the the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor - Not LF Wade International Airport Bermuda (no worry of Hurricanes here!)
|Behind the scenes
Director, Rob Letterman
(blue polo shirt - very relaxed)
Assistant Director (below)
- He was the "shot caller"
I received a phone call several months ago
enquiring about guest rooms that might be
needed for a little picture produced by
Twentieth Century Fox, "Gulliver's Travels"
staring Jack Black. I was told they were
presently in England where almost all the
film was to be shot, but were going to finish
in Ventura Harbor, as they would substitute
our area for Bermuda.
What began as a small room block blew up
into over 500 room nights and the
single largest group booking of my career!
As a bonus, the hotel was unexpectedly
made over to resemble the airport in
Bermuda. It was a great "Hollywood moment"
- one of those gems where you get caught
thinking, "I get paid to do this? !".
Everyone involved with the production was
most gracious and Jack was especially
accommodating when it came to picture
taking with staff. Planned release is Summer
or Christmas 2010
|Ready on the set
(notice Jack's "double" in the foreground)
|Meanwhile - over at the harbor .......
That's a wrap!
"...your arm around me? But I don't even know you ...."