$20 million “Set Up” films in Grand Rapids area

IN WEST MICHIGAN, Ryan Phillippe and Jenna Dewan joined Bruce Willis, Paul Walker and 50 Cent as stars of the action heist film, “Set Up,” shooting in and around Grand Rapids. Its estimated budget is $20 million.

The new movie is being produced by Randall Emmett’s and George Furla’s Emmett/Furla Films and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s Grand Rapids-based Cheetah Vision company. It’s part of a $200 million, 10-picture deal for Cheetah Vision and will be released sometime in 2011.

Emmett expects to film two or three more movies locally next year.

“Perfectly Prudence,” a Hallmark Channel film starring Jane Seymour which filmed in West Michigan in late summer, will debut Jan. 8 on the Hallmark Channel.

Seymour stars as Prudence MacIntyre, an English-like version of Martha Stewart, who is being urged to revamp her television show. The cast includes Seymour’s husband, James Keach, daughter Katie Flynn and Joe Lando.