Kevin Smith plans to shoot ‘Porno’ in Pittsburgh

first_imgThis year, he and partner Marty Stuart released the CD “Wagonmaster,” earning Wagoner some of the best reviews of his career.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m. Porter Wagoner has lung cancer and remains hospitalized in serious condition, a publicist for the country singer said Saturday. His Nashville publicist, Darlene Bieber, said she had no further information about his condition. The 80-year-old singer in May celebrated his 50th year at the Grand Ole Opry, the long-running live country music show. Wagoner, known for his rhinestone stage outfits, helped launch the career of Dolly Parton by hiring her as his duet partner in 1967. Parton visited Wagoner in the hospital last week and pledged to sing with him again, Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt had said Friday. Kevin Smith, who has written, directed and acted in several films, including the comedies “Clerks” and “Chasing Amy,” said he plans to shoot another comedy in Pittsburgh starting in January. Smith wrote on the blog viewaskew.com that he would film “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday. Smith filmed “Dogma” in the city in 1998. Smith said that he may announce the film’s cast in the next two weeks, and that he expected filming to take about 40 days. Wagoner treated for lung cancer last_img

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