Friday, December 21, 2007

Beer For My Horses Announced

Governor Bill Richardson Announces Beer For My Horses to be filmed in New Mexico

SANTA FE—Governor Bill Richardson today announced that Beer For My Horses, a feature film starring country music star Toby Keith (Broken Bridges), and Rodney Carrington (Rodney TV series) will be shot in New Mexico. Multi-award winner Michael Saloman will direct. Toby Keith, Donald Zuckerman (Not Forgotten currently prepping in Santa Fe, Broken Bridges) , and local New Mexican Brent Morris (Monster, Smoke Signals) will produce the film. T.K. Kimbrell will be the Executive Producer.

The film will be shot in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, and other north-central New Mexico locations from February 10 through March 13, 2008. The film expects to hire approximately 75 New Mexico crew members, 25 SAG principal roles and 350 background talent.

Beer For My Horses tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist’s girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.

Since Governor Richardson took office, over 85 feature film and television projects have been shot in the state, adding over $1.4 billion dollars to New Mexico’s economy.

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