David Rosen
A film crew for the movie, 'Lucky Them' was on the beach at Alki on Friday and shooting footage in the Gatewood neighborhood. The film stars Thomas Haden Church, Toni Collette and Oliver Platt and is set for a 2014 release.

'Lucky Them', Paul Newman's final project is filming in West Seattle

"Lucky Them", a film that was the last project of the late Paul Newman, has been filming in and around West Seattle. Directed by Megan Griffiths the film stars actress Toni Collette of "The Sixth Sense," "Spider-Man 3" star Thomas Haden Church, Oliver Platt from "X-Men", and "The Help" star Ahna O'Reilly.

Newman was one of the original executive producers on "Lucky Them," and the film is about a female rock journalist on assignment to locate her musician ex-boyfriend.

The crew has been filming on Alki Beach and in the Gatewood neighborhood.

The movie resumed filming in late January and is set for a release in 2014.

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