Sam Kay, Editor in Chief

Download: Ides of March interview.

The Miami Student sat down with Ides of March location managers Deirdre Costa and Alan Forbes in the basement of Hall Auditorium on the last day of filming. Interview highlights:

  • Costa and Forbes have previously filmed at Miami University, twenty years ago, for Little Man Tate.
  • Miami was originally included in the script. Director George Clooney almost decided to skip filming at Miami because of the long ride to campus, but knew as soon as he arrived that he wanted to film here.
  • Miami snagged the opening scene of the film, and at an estimated 10-12 minutes, will likely be the location with the longest appearance.
  • Forbes’ first impression of Green Beer Day: “At first I thought it was just bake-sales.”