CITY ISLAND: AUCTIONING ROLES AND PUSHING ANDY GARCIA IN A FORD GALAXY
The lovely gentleman above won his role as part of a charity auction in which a walk-on role was donated as one of the prizes. Another of the many stories behind the story of "City Island".
It was a great day back in Manhattan again. Zachary Matz, one of our producers (who I will profile before we are done I promise!), opened a tab at the TriBeCa Tavern, for some after work cast and crew drinks. Code word was of course "Botero". (This is in reference to a story line in the film in which Andy Garcia's son, Vinnie Jr, has a infatuation with overweight women. To enter into the gluttonous depths of the Big Beautiful Woman community, one must know and use the secret word: "Botero") The drink was lovely. Well, half of the drink was lovely. The other half ended up on the floor courtesy of Mr Matz's left foot...