Hollywood Alaska

The formerly "Everybody Loves Whales," - now called "Big Miracle," the first major, modern movie filmed entirely in Alaska is about to hit theaters. The tale of serial killer Robert Hansen, starring John Cusack and Nicolas Cage, filmed in Anchorage this fall. Other major-studio films are considering an Alaska shoot, even as an army of reality TV camera crews continues to prowl the state. Producers credit the state’s fledgling tax incentive program – one of the most generous such public subsidies in the country – with enticing movie-makers to the Last Frontier. How long will the gold rush last? Is the state getting a big enough return on its investment? Welcome to Hollywood, Alaska.

Why isn't 'Race to Save Nome' being filmed in Alaska? - 11/14/2012 10:37 am

'Frozen Ground' awarded $6.3 million, few new features in view - 8/29/2012 1:11 pm

Casting call: You, and the person you most want to punch in the face - 6/29/2012 11:10 am

Disney documentary-makers approved for Alaska feature - 6/28/2012 12:03 pm

Todd Palin joins military-themed reality show - 6/19/2012 9:51 am

PHOTOS: A first look at 'Frozen Ground' - 5/28/2012 6:59 pm

Barrow-based 'On the Ice' hits iTunes - 5/14/2012 4:42 pm

‘Twilight: Eclipse’ director tapped for Alaska-based thriller - 5/14/2012 10:42 am

Anyone seen Jon Voight?

Voight with daughter Angelina Jolie. Jon, if you're in town, holler at me. All is forgiven for shooting "Runaway Train" in Montana. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Marion Curtis/DMI)Voight with daughter Angelina Jolie. Jon, if you're in town, holler at me. All is forgiven for shooting "Runaway Train" in Montana. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Marion Curtis/DMI)

Actor Jon Voight will appear in an upcoming $10 million, supernatural thriller based in Alaska, The Hollywood Reporter says. Josef Rusnak (“The 13 Floor”) is set to direct, according to the site.

So many questions.

Mainly, is this for real? If so, when does filming start? Has it started already, and does it have anything to do with the Tweets and Facebook posts from SprocketHeads advertising for wardrobe personnel and product placement? Or is that a separate project?

How about a sequel to Voight's “Runaway Train,” filmed along the railbelt?

I haven’t been able to get any answers this week from SprocketHeads or Voight’s management company on what, if anything, Voight is working on in Alaska.

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