The film ends with the same take a dive instruction by gabriel caine james woods that was introduced earlier in the film by john gillon bruce dern when caine first arrived in diggstown, to one of gillons boxers. Adrienne shelly, arye gross, claudia christian, norman fell, ray baker, r. Caine first runs into gillon early in the movie in the towns boxing gym, where gabriel intentionally loses a bet as gillon proves the kind of control he has over. The opening credits on this version doesnt even label the movie as diggstown, but rather the alternate title of midnight sting. Jul 18, 2018 a cbc original drama, diggstown is coproduced by circle blue entertainment, freddie films inc. Written by kane, diggstown is set in the gritty are. Evening creeps through its dolorous paces as prudently as an undertaker. Do you have any new or corrected filming details to add. Natasha henstridge cast in cbc miniseries deadline.
Jun 02, 2018 in casting a new crime show, cbc is looking for canadas kerry washington. Movies love is all you need were filmed on the most significant locations. Woodss gabe, a tireless operator, diggstown is a lot cannier than its sometimes rather slapdash manners would seem to. Scott trimble stst locations location scout and location manager.
The bus accident appears to be in the area as well white rock road maybe. Caine james woods goes to check up on wolfs dogs and runs into his little sister, emily heather graham. With all of my criticisms, the diggstown ringers is not a bad novel, and i did enjoy it overall. In this lighthearted sports comedy, an exconvict is no sooner back on the streets than he is working on a brand new scam. Watching the boxing being filmed, youre seeing the same angle being shot over and over. Cbcs diggstown begins filming in halifax rolling pictures. Field and garner in murphys romance the new york times. Aug 27, 2018 cbcs diggstown begins filming in halifax. Dern is so elegantly evil in a wise southern gentleman way and provides a master class in evil leader.
Natasha henstridge is set for a lead role opposite vinessa antoine in cbcs diggstown drama series created by floyd kane across the line. The original title didnt quite have the same kick to it, so diggstown was created instead. The movie was filmed in cambridge, ontario in august, kitchener today shared. Jan 17, 1986 the film means to be a mayseptember romance about a spunky, divorced woman of 33, emma moriarity, and a smalltown druggist, murphy jones, a widower and a grandfather. The bet is that gabe can find a boxer that will knock out 10 diggstown men, in a boxing ring, within 24 hours. Diggstown blending elements of rocky and the sting, this crowdpleaser mixes it up with boxing, revenge and salty oneliners that should satisfy audiences, assuming mgm can.
Natasha henstridge movie blindsided being filmed in reading. Diggstown is a canadian television drama series, slated to air on cbc television in the 201819 television season. Apr 19, 2001 diggstown aka midnight sting 1992 was a welcome return to the sport picture, this time a boxing yarn, in which ritchies snappy direction managed to keep the rather complicated story, in which. Probably one of the greatest con artist movies in the history of film, diggstown delivers a knockout in entertainment and suprises. It plays on cable television a lot gabriel caine woods is a conman with a plan to hustle the corrupt city boss of diggstown, john gillon dern, with a daring boxing wager. For some reason, james woods seldom does straight comedies, but this 1992 film comes close. After an extravagant entrance, fanfavorite sonny jeremy roberts gets knocked out by honeys louis gossett jr. Produced by floyd kane alongside amos adetuyis circle blue entertainment and dhx media.
Another 48 hours eddie murphys character is released from folsom prison lots of scenes were filmed here and can be seen in the trailer. Fitz oliver platt hustles some frat boys at pool while caine james woods visits a boxing match to set up the long con. We hope youve found the information both educational and entertaining. This time he decides to hustle a professional georgia gambler by setting. Diggstown, also known as midnight sting, is a 1992 american sports comedydrama film directed by michael ritchie, and stars james woods, louis gossett, jr. What did those fighting sequences look like up close. Lisa this show is not nearly as good as masters of flip. The business man owns most of a boxingmad town called diggstown. Diggstown follows marcie diggs vinessa antoine, being erica, heartland, a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution. Nova scotia is home to worldclass crews, talented cast, experienced production partners, and state of the art postproduction facilities. Gabriel caine james woods, a con man, is released from prison in winfield, georgia and immediately. Upon arriving, fitz and caine bet the wealthiest resident, former boxing manager john gillon bruce dern, that they know a guy who can beat diggstown s 10 best fighters in one day. Ever watch a movie or commercial scene and think to yourself, that looks familiar. This is the first and so far only production made by both columbia pictures and tristar pictures.
Dramatic tv series, diggstown ii, produced by frog lake productions inc. Anyone know whats being filmed in dartmouth on wyse road. Ritchies scam movie, based on a leonard wise novel, is about a backwoods community famous as the rural capital of cash fighting. But, if you are a fan of the film or like boxingcon movies, pick it up. Production services are being provided by lancasterbased lamphouse films. The bet is that gabe can find a boxer that will knock out ten diggstown men, in a boxing ring, within. Diggstown is the kind of movie id enjoy watching any time i want something light and fun, and i can see myself getting hooked into watching it again if i happen to come across it on tv. Boxing scenes in movies usually cant lose, and diggstown delivers the goods in a loud, fast, frenetic style. With over four dozen movies filmed in placer county, it just might be more than your imagination.
Do you need help finding local casting calls and acting auditions in your area. Of course, for diggstown to work, it needs an adversary just as smart and cunning as caine, and it gets one in diggstown s town boss of john gillon, who is played by bruce dern. The first canadian drama series to feature a black canadian woman as its lead character, the series stars vinessa antoine as marcie diggs, a lawyer who leaves her highpowered corporate job to work for a legal aid clinic in dartmouth, nova scotia, after her aunt commits suicide the first season premiered on cbc. The show has been filming around the halifax area for the past couple of months and will wrap up in october, according to creator, executive producer and showrunner floyd kane. Lee ermey official content from sony pictures home entertainment a. Lords of dogtown is a 2005 american biographical drama film directed by catherine hardwicke and written by stacy peralta.
Cozy up with your love and say i do to an allnew original drama the wedding planners, available on citytv and citytv now. Id liked the movie as a kid, but wondered if it would hold up to me as an adult, and it does. Diggstown does a great job of marrying the conman film with the boxing genre. Citytvs new original drama series, the wedding planners. Diggstown 1992 old man training scene 512 movieclips. Diggstown 1992 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Upstairs, in the big newport mansion, a woman is dying in a martha stewart bedroom. Thats fine, since the movie still works thanks to its villain and its great to see him get his comeuppance after all the shit hes pulled on the people of diggstown. And while its tedious to sit through that, the guys in the ring are actually having to do it. Its director, michael ritchie, has shown skill with such sports movies. Filming was done in montana and california theres nothing southern about this movie except its. Also, please be sure to read the advice and disclaimer page for information about visiting the locations. In casting a new crime show, cbc is looking for canadas.
Gabriel caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. With production now underway in halifax, nova scotia, circle blue entertainment, freddie films inc. Yet in an unexpected way, that is part of the movies appeal. I did verify by comparing it with my dvd that the movie is not edited in anyway, but i was a little surprised to see that the title was changed. After being released from a georgia prison, smoothtalking con man gabriel caine james woods teams up with his partner in crime, fitz oliver platt, and travels to remote. This site is for research, and is not meant to infringe on the rights of the owners of this motion picture. The team of lawyers that marcie works with are a curious. It has an old behind the scenes featurette, the trailer which uses the original title of midnight sting and a trailer for the bluray release of the dan aykroyd movie. Film productions announced nova scotia business inc.
Diggstown follows marcie diggs, a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution. Diggstown is a canadian legal drama television series created by floyd kane. Halifax legal drama bringing black stories to life in our. There are few things more depressing than a weeper that doesnt make you weep. Kane is creator, executive producer and showrunner, and amos adetuyi across the. James woods plays an outstanding professional con man opposite a sinister and intelligent bruce dern. Movies filmed in placer county rocklin and roseville today. Noticed a lot of trailers in the vacant lot next to the macdonald bridge and a film crew outside a building just a little further down the road. Upon arriving, fitz and caine bet the wealthiest resident, former boxing manager john gillon bruce dern. Dec 02, 2019 the movie was filmed back in may, according to a post by bure on instagram. The team of lawyers that marcie works with are a curious band of dogooders, cynics and scrappers. But goddamn, is it fun, and sometimes thats all a person really wants. But if i was to recommend one or the other to someone, i would have to lean towards the film versions of pac, honey roy palmer, and their diggstown ringers.
After being released from a georgia prison, smoothtalking con man gabriel caine james woods teams up with his partner in crime, fitz oliver platt, and travels to remote diggstown. Absolutely love making it home and dave and kortney would love them to come and renovate my main living space. Montana film office 301 south park ave helena, mt 59620 tel. The bet is that gabe can find a boxer that will knock out ten diggstown men, in a boxing ring, within twentyfour hours. Aug 29, 2019 the movie is a joint venture between premiere entertainment and lancasterbased inspiring films. The first canadian drama series to feature a black canadian woman as its lead character, 2 the series stars vinessa antoine as marcie diggs, a lawyer who leaves her highpowered corporate job to work for a legal aid clinic in dartmouth, nova scotia, after her aunt. The first canadian drama series to feature a black canadian woman as its lead character, the series will star vinessa antoine as marcie diggs, a corporate lawyer who leaves her highpowered job to work for a legal aid clinic in dartmouth, nova scotia after her aunt. Playing gabriel caine, a con man fresh out of jail, woods teams up with aging prizefighter honey roy palmer louis gossett jr. If so then you have come to the right place, because is the perfect place for actors to find the newest auditions in 2020 and beyond. Diggstown is a 1992 boxingthemed comedydrama film starring james woods, louis gossett jr. This gives us time to reflect on deep issues, such as. Diggstown 6x60 follows marcie diggs vinessa antoine, being erica, heartland, a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities after her. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comic con new york comic con sundance toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Placer county locations have played a part in dozens of films going all the way back to the 1920s.1101 952 717 1214 1380 1094 691 1037 976 524 1194 121 1322 1497 1112 100 1007 1430 965 1289 966 1532 667 331 406 1249 847 838 1519 615 481 1290 959 1376 1219 1316 305 508