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Filmmaker Christopher K.T. Bright, grandson of Ron and Mo Bright, has landed his first film festival for his short film, "Tsuru," which deals with the World War II internment camp experience.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is the latest actor entering the comic-character film derby. The Hawaii celeb will play the somewhat villainous Black Adam in "Shazam," the DC Entertainment property.

"Honu by the Sea" is in London. Johnson Enos' environmental fantasy-musical is not enjoying a run in the West End, instead the show's musical score is being recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra at the famed Abbey Road Studios.

La Pietra — Hawaii School for Girls will mark its 50th anniversary with a Sunset Jazz gala Sept. 14 on the Great Lawn on the slopes of Diamond Head. The campus' entertainment beacon, singer and teacher Shari Lynn has assembled some first-rate talent for an evening of song and supper on the historic site.

He hasn't officially confirmed (or denied) the casting, but Jason Momoa, the actor from Hawaii, will almost certainly portray Aquaman in an upcoming movie. Momoa surely has the physique for Aquaman.

Actress Michelle Rodriguez, who had a bad-girl image off-screen while portraying Ana Lucia Cortez on ABC's filmed-in-Hawaii "Lost" series, is receiving beaucoup online and TV buzz because she's been dating actor Zac Efron.

Actor Chris Pratt has literally become Marvel's newest marvel thanks to the "Guardians of the Galaxy" film — the best-ever August launch of a sci-fi spectacle that wasn't about an established superhero or a big-budget disaster thriller.

Local-boy actor Anthony Ruivivar has filmed the first of an ongoing story arc that will keep him visible in his hometown during the fifth season of CBS' "Hawaii Five-0."

The classic Society of Seven, the ensemble co-founded and shepherded by Tony Ruivivar and Bert Sagum for decades, will reunite in yet another reincarnation ofold memories and new thrills in a two-show, one-night stand Oct. 25 at the Hibiscus Ballroom of the Ala Moana Hotel.

Hawaii's Bruno Mars is the No. 2 touring attraction this summer, according to Pollstar, right behind Bruce Springsteen at No. 1 and ahead of Cher at No. 3.


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