LAUREL – A brand new movie, titled ‘Blood for Mud,’ from the Highland Movie Group is at the moment filming in components of Laurel and Billings.
A number of the predominant actors within the movie embody Package Harington, who performs Jon Snow in “Recreation of Thrones”, Josh Lucas from the TV present “Yellowstone” and the film “Candy Residence Alabama”, and extra.
Movie crews had been noticed in Billings on Tuesday close to Colton Boulevard and in Laurel on the United Methodist Church on Wednesday.
Rumor has it that Josh Lucas was at Laurel on Wednesday, based on United Methodist Church employees.
Native residents of Laurel and Billings had been invited to take part within the movie by an open casting name for extras.
Paige Farmer, who has lived in Laurel for about 10 years, stated Thursday that she and her 4-year-old daughter participated on Wednesday.
“Having a 4-year-old sit nonetheless and silent for durations of time could be very tough by itself,” says Farmer. “However general they gave us a number of breaks, an opportunity for us to wiggle and discuss when wanted, after which after they stated motion she knew what to do and adopted by with everybody.”
Extras are paid $150 per day for his or her participation. Farmer explains that they had been requested to decorate as in the event that they had been in 1992.
“We spent a while trying round making an attempt to dig into the outdated wardrobe because it’s primarily based on the 90s, you recognize you are making an attempt to stick with the instances and ensure all the pieces is correct” , says Farmer.
Church employees had been additionally invited to take part within the movie. United Methodist Church superintendent Terry Keller stated he had lived in Laurel for almost 40 years and had seen one other movie set in Laurel whereas there.
“They recorded stuff in our refinery. It was presupposed to be in Casper, Wyoming, however there is a refinery there as effectively,” says Keller.
But it surely was Keller’s first time showing in a film.
“I imply it was form of enjoyable, plus I acquired paid,” Keller says. “It was nerve-wracking till it began.”
Keller explains that the extras had been requested to signal a nondisclosure settlement, so he cannot say an excessive amount of about his involvement within the movie.
Like Keller, Farmer additionally needs she might share extra, however is happy to see the movie when it lastly premieres.
Whereas many particulars are but to be launched, MTN Information was knowledgeable Thursday that filming will proceed in Billings and Laurel for not less than per week.
And whereas filming continues, Farmer has a message for our California guests.
“I hope they get an opportunity to discover Laurel. I do know they’re so busy working. In the event that they get the prospect, go to The Perk and seize a espresso or go to the yogurt store and purchase ice cream, even pizza,” Farmer says. “I hope they get an opportunity to see what Laurel is basically like.