Firefighters Land Role In Movie Being Shot In Bartlesville
BARTLESVILLE, Oklahoma - Several firefighters landed a role in a movie being shot in Bartlesville.
The firefighters with the Bartlesville Fire Department got the call to be in "Starbright." It's being filmed on location in Bartlesville and parts of Osage County.
Firefighter Jim Scully says the filmmakers asked them to be in a scene where a home was on fire.
"We shot it 20 some times a day and that's pulling hoses off this truck and reloading them and it was over 20 times--it was exhausting, but humbling," said Jim Scully
"Starbright" is still in production and no details have been announced when it will hit theaters.
Shooting for the movie began in early October and is expected to wrap up by December 22nd.
According to IMDb.com, "Starbright" is a fantasy feature film about, "A young orphan escapes the realities of her life by fantasizing about and then entering a fairy tale world."
The movie is the third film to be shot in around the Bartlesville area in the last six years and features John Rhys-Davies and Ted Levine.
"To The Wonder," starring Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams, was released in 2012.
"August: Osage County," featuring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor and Benedict Cumberbatch was released in 2013.