Jun 25
2011

According to this source, in just a few months locals may run into Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones or Steve Carell around the streets of Mystic. The three are the stars of a movie that could begin filming in Mystic at the end August or September. Mandate Pictures is considering Mystic for some of the filming of the feature film Great Hope Springs. On Friday, Mandate Pictures, which is based out of Santa Monica, California said they did not have anything definitive on where the filming would take place. First Selectman Edward Haberek Jr., said he expected a decision to made on the film within the next week or so. According to Haberek studio representatives had looked at locations in Mystic several weeks ago. Great Hope Springs, according to a press release from Mandate Pictures follows Streep who plays a woman named Maeve seeking to spice her marriage up. Maeve and her husband (Jones) go to the town of Great Hope Springs to meet relationship guru (Carell) for “an intense week of marriage and sex therapy.”