Hollywood comes to Dearborn

Mandalay Independent Productions is
shooting scenes for Salvation Boulevard in Dearborn

DEARBORN, Mich. – The Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is making its mark in the film industry.

The Hubbard Ballroom, the theater, gym and ancillary space have been rented as filming locations for Salvation Boulevard starring Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris. It is a Mandalay Independent production.

Patrons to the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center may be slightly impacted by the shooting at the Center during the week of May 10. Alternate entry-exit points will be available during the shooting.

George Ratcliff is the screenwriter and director of this comedy thriller based on the Larry Beinhart book about a private investigator whose very soul is put to the test as he searches for the real killer of a college professor.

Other shooting locations around the city include Miller’s Bar, Ghafari, the University of Michigan-Dearborn and the Ritz Carlton. The film crew will be in town for about 28 days and will be heavily using local businesses.

Other stars signed on to this production include: Jennifer Connelly, Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear, Jim Gaffigan, Yul Vazquez, Cindy Chu and Michael Maurice.