Hollywood Loves Making Movies In Our Area

Dec 15, 2015

Critics have been praising “Carol,” starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The film was shot here in 2014.
Credit The Weinstein Company

Greater Cincinnati has recently served as the setting for several movies during the last two years, including “Miles Ahead,” “Goat,” “The Long Home,” and “Marauders.” “Carol,” starring Kate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, filmed here in 2014, has received rave reviews and five Golden Globe nominations. And the Mariah Carey movie, “A Christmas Melody,” which wrapped-up filming here this October, premiers on the Hallmark Channel December 19.

Joining us to discuss our region'’s popularity with movie producers are Greater Cincinnati Film Commission Executive Director Kristen Erwin Schlotman; actress and owner of Lachey Arts Camp, Lea Lachey; and television and entertainment reporter John Kiesewetter.

To get the latest in radio, television and local entertainment news, check out John Kiesewetter: Media Beat blog on wvxu.org.