May 20, 2011 10:36 AM EST

Trash Into Treasure: "Rock of Ages" Shoots in a Landfill

"Rock of Ages" will be a star studded film, featuring Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough. Some of the film will be shot in South Florida, but not at any trendy clubs or beaches like one may think.

One of the locations will be at the Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park, or in other words, a landfill. The scene calls for rolling Hollywood Hills, and since Florida naturally doesn't have such a thing, they went to the landfill, where the hills reach over 200 feet. They will be using the property to double as the area famous Hollywood Sign site.

By Monday, the crew had erected the Hollywood sign double with each letter reaching 20 feet in height. The sign will stay up until the end of the month.

"Rock of Ages" is slated for a June 1, 2012 release.
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