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Hollywood returns to Cypress Gardens

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Published: May 11, 2006 at 8:32 PM

Cypress Gardens for extras during shooting of several scenes for an upcoming motion picture at the Winter Haven, Fla. park. Guests are encouraged to attend the park May 18th to become a part of the film, Grace is Gone.

The movie follows the fall-out of a family affected by the war in Iraq. To avoid telling his two daughters that their mother was killed in duty, a grief-stricken father takes takes the girls on a road trip.

The amusement park scenes will be filmed at Cypress Gardens and the crew is looking for extras to fill the background scenes. Filming is tentatively set for May 18th, weather permitting.

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