The Origins of the Name Roth Stock

My memorial to Old School days! A lot of people don't know the origin of the name Roth Stock for my company. Back in the "Old Days" when movies were actually shot on FILM (the F-word!) ... If you ran out of film and you had maybe, three pages of dialogue left, you didn't want …

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On Set Making “Secret In Their Eyes”

On set making "Secret In Their Eyes"

On the set of "Secret In Their Eyes". 🚓🚔 The helicopter pilot was AMAZING. 🚁 Yes, he's really flying INSIDE Dodger Stadium ... BELOW US! That's a camera on a 30 foot tether hanging underneath. This was one of the rehearsals before they seated us behind home plate as he flew overhead to capture us …

In Hollywood, It’s All About Who You Know – But There Really is More To It

Hollywood and Vine

There has been a lot going on in the past week that I haven't been sharing here. So first, this was Friday night at 11:02pm at the corner of Hollywood and Vine. I had just left a meeting at this world-famous intersection. The photos below are from my cell and were posted on Instagram @roth.stock and …

Nice Place for a Meeting, But …

Broadcast Networks on Wilshire Blvd.

In retrospect, I now understand the quizzical look from the guard at the front desk of the building, but I had a suite number. So he replied to my inquiry about a creative meeting, "Suite X10, yes sir, that would be in the North Tower. Good luck!" My heart was pounding with excitement! 😀 When I …

Secret In Their Eyes Official Trailer #1

While the other two movies I have been in this year are comedies, "Secret In Their Eyes" is definitely not funny. You will be on the edge of your seat. Pinky swear! 😮 "He can quit his job. He can change his name. He can dump his car. I will still ... find him." The …

Long Production Days!

Conner4Real starring Andy Samberg, In theaters June 3, 2016.

Ugh ... 11 hours on set Monday, almost 14 hours on set Tuesday. Exhausted, make that completely spent, satisfied, excited, needing more sleep. Starring Andy Samberg, from the team at The Lonely Island, "Conner4Real" ... in theaters June 3, 2016. This is going to be One. Funny. Movie! And that has to be the fastest …

Editorial: Background Extras and Fame in Hollywood

20th Century Fox Studios

If you are a regular reader of this blog, first ... THANK YOU! There are not a lot of you ... yet. 😉 But, you have probably figured out by now that I'm a background extra in the newly released comedy "Ted 2". And I'll admit, I've been having fun saying hey, I'm on camera! …

Ted 2 – Lots of Fun

Went to an early screening tonight and a small after-party with some of the other extras. There are definitely some funny moments in this movie! If you work in Hollywood, there are a lot of insider gags and walk-ons. Having photographed most of the references, and knowing many of them, it made it really fun. …