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Ithaca filming has started! (with pic) *updated*

Jul 24 • by admin • Comments Offcandids, Ithaca, sightings

Ithaca is now officially happening. Filming began Tuesday in Petersburg, Virginia. YAY! The shoot is expected to continue through August 26th. Below is an article and a picture from the Progress-Index website. Click on the picture or [HERE] to see an HQ sized version of it on their website! The picture shows Meg walking with the assistent director and one of the producers.

UPDATED 07/27 check our Twitter and our Facebook page for more pictures and sightings from the set!

Film crews have descended on downtown Petersburg for the making of “Ithaca,” bringing actress Meg Ryan with them. Filming began Tuesday for the 1940s period piece – Ryan’s directorial debut – and will continue into mid-August.

On Wednesday, the area between South Side Depot and the Peter Jones Trading Station hummed with activity. Brian Little, director of cultural affairs for the City of Petersburg, said other filming locations include Sycamore Street in Old Towne, as well as inside and outside of At The Globe, an antiques store, and Centre Hill Mansion.

Little said city residents could run into parking issues. Currently, parking is not allowed in the Farmers Market lot and there will be no parking Aug. 5-9 in areas surrounding Centre Hill Mansion.

Ryan had Petersburg in her sites for months as a potential filming location. The actress was spotted in the city as early as April scoping out locations for the project, and continues to be seen in the area. A June 20 announcement from Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office confirmed that Petersburg had been chosen. Other projects filmed in the city in recent years include “Lincoln,” “Killing Lincoln,” Killing Kennedy” and “The Abolitionists.” “Ithaca” will also film in the Richmond area.

The movie, scheduled for a 2015 release, is based on the 1943 novel “The Human Comedy,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan. (…)

Producer and writer Erik Jendresen, who also worked on National Geographic’s “Killing Lincoln,” said Petersburg was the perfect place to bring “Ithaca” to life. “It was a no-brainer to come back to Virginia,” he said, “Petersburg is perfect; it has the quality of a town from days gone by.” SOURCE


Gallery update: out and about in Soho

Apr 26 • by admin • Comments Offcandids, gallery, sightings

After spending the Easter weekend with Daisy and John in Durham, North Carolina (TY for the sightings), Meg Ryan was spotted out and about by the paparazzi in Soho yesterday.
Updated 04-29: added another set of candids of Meg all smiles while running errands yesterday in NYC to the gallery.

Photo Album
⇒ Candids › 2014 › Out and about in Soho
⇒ Candids › 2014 › Out and about in Soho

Throwback Thursday: You’ve Got Mail

May 30 • by admin • Comments Off#tbt, sightings, you've got mail

Sorry for not updating sooner! It’s Thursday again and time for another #tbt collage. It’s two photos from one of my favorite photoshoots ever: Meg and Tom posing for Entertainment Weekly back in 1998 when You’ve Got Mail was about to be released.


Happy New Year!

Dec 31 • by admin • Comments Offsightings, video

First up, thanks to those who sent me sightings over the past two weeks, including several of Meg and John at the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, NC on Thursday evening for the Duke football match. A big ‘thank you’ in general to everyone who contributed to our fansite this year!

I hope everyone had a fabulous Christmas and for all our visitors: have a Happy New Year! The Huffingtonpost recently posted a lovely mashup of holiday moviescenes in honor of the late Nora Ephron, including Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail and When Harry Met Sally. Seemed like a fitting last post for this year. Enjoy!

‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ opening night

Apr 13 • by admin • 1 Comment »events, gallery, jack & daisy, sightings

Meg accompanied John Mellencamp to the opening night of the musical ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ on Wednesday evening in Atlanta, Georgia. Added two pictures to the gallery.

Lots of sightings the past few days. On Easter Sunday Meg and Daisy were seen at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. On Monday evening she had diner with John and 5 other people at STK restaurant, reports People Magazine. And on Tueday she had lunch with John and writer Stephen King, check out @tpierce22’s photos via these links [Photo 1], [Photo 2] and [Photo 3]. TY for sending in sightings and links!

Gallery › Appearances › 2012 › ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ opening night

Happy Holidays to our visitors!!

Dec 23 • by admin • 2 Commentsgeneral, sightings, site news

Sorry for not updating the website much the past weeks, except for the video just now. There really hasn’t been much news to report on. There have been several sightings of Meg with John and Daisy in Atlanta and Indiana the past weeks. Check our Twitter box in the sidebar and the forum for the latest updates and sightings!

With the end of the year approaching fast now, I would like to wish everyone HAPPY HOLIDAYS! May you all have a wonderful Christmas with your family & loved ones and a very, very happy 2012!!!

*Updated*: Cambodia visit update

Nov 7 • by admin • 1 Comment »general, jack & daisy, sightings, television

Here is an update on Meg’s visit to Cambodia. She is now reportedly in the Siem Reap province – located near the famous Angkor Wat temples – where another shelter for victims of trafficking and sex slavery is located. TY to those who sent in sightings.

In the past few days Meg has posted several b&w photos that she took of the women staying at the shelters. You can view the photos here: photo 1, photo 2, photo 3. Also be sure to follow Meg’s Twitter account @realmegryan for hopefully more updates on her Cambodian trip!

And to conclude this update: this Facebook page has several small photos of Meg and NYTimes journalist Nicholas Kristoff visiting and filming at the Phnom Penh shelter this weekend (scroll down to Saturday’s posts).

Update 11-08: a nice sighting of Meg and her daughter Daisy visiting the temples of Angkor Wat today (Tuesday). We don’t know her exact birthday but somewhere around this week Daisy turns 7 years old! Time sure flies!

Out and about in New York

May 24 • by admin • 2 Commentscandids, gallery, sightings

A new set of candids has been added to the gallery. Meg was spotted by the paparazzi yesterday (Monday) in Soho, New York. The pictures show her visiting and leaving a bookstore.

>> Candids > 2011 > Out shopping in Soho

Meg and John out and about in Los Angeles *UPDATED 04/09*

Apr 7 • by admin • 2 Commentscandids, gallery, sightings

Meg and John were seen out and about in Los Angeles earlier this week. On Monday they were out snapped while shopping in Beverly Hills together with one of John’s daughters. On Tuesday they were seen walking in Santa Monica holding hands (don’t we all wish he would quit smoking though!??). Over two dozen pictures have been added to the gallery.

UPDATED 04/09: And even more photos. These were taken on Thursday and show Meg and John taking a ride around Santa Monica on a motorbike. Added another dozen+ pictures to the gallery.

>> Candids > 2011 > Shopping in Beverly Hills
>> Candids > 2011 > Walking in Santa Monica
>> Candids > 2011 > Out in Santa Monica

Meg and John out and about in Toronto

Feb 11 • by admin • 1 Comment »candids, friends, gallery, sightings

Meg and John Mellencamp were spotted by the paparazzi in Toronto this week. On Wednesday evening Meg attended John’s concert there and they were seen leaving together. And yesterday Meg and John were spotted walking arm in arm in Toronto.

>> Candids > 2011 > Meg and John out and about
>> Candids > 2011 > Meg at John’s concert

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