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Officials hope ‘Galveston’ movie filmed on isle - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

August 20, 2014

Officials hope ‘Galveston’ movie filmed on isle

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 12:15 am

GALVESTON — You’d think a movie titled “Galveston” and based on a novel that describes the city as a “battered seascape” of “fleabag hotels,” “treacherous drifters” and “ashed-out hopes,” would make island tourism officials cringe.

But that’s far from the case. Officials hope the movie, based on Nic Pizzolatto’s critically acclaimed detective noir novel “Galveston,” is filmed here, no matter how fictional or unflattering.

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