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Boston’s Mission Park Movie Has Two Superman Connections
From the Mission Park website design by Steve Younis, to the Michigan High School that can boast two superhero alumni: the stars of Smallville and Mission Park.
The Mission Park movie has a second Superman connection with the hit CW series Smallville. Mission Park cast member Casey Preston and Smallville star Tom Welling were high school classmates in Okemos, Michigan, and both graduated from Okemos High School. While Welling was the first to become a superstar as the TV heart-throb Clark Kent, Preston is first to don the traditional superhero garb of a cape and tights in a feature film. Preston’
Mission Park is an electrifying comic book story brought to cinematic life. Five superheroes with egos, even more fantastic than their powers, are called to action by a city that once swore to end their brand of superhero vigilantism. Tessa Faux, Apple Orchard, Chris Ember, Timothy Note and Victor Strength are the Mission Park team. To protect their home turf, they must find a way to control their personal ambitions and work together to stop the Executive’s diabolical plot and advert disaster.
Mission Park is produced by Deborah Perro, written by Chip Perro, and directed by Chip Perro and Rick Perro. It stars: Sam Pannier, Lauren Guglielmello, Chip Perro, Casey Preston, and Christopher G. Pike. The original score was composed by Gregg Pannier, and principal photography was completed in August 2009. The film is in post-production with plans for a 2010 release.
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