ITZ filming movie in Naples; bringing in well-known actors

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EAST NAPLES, FL- Cameras will be all around Naples capturing a movie comedy. Filming started today at ITZ Media Group for “Smothered by Mothers”.

The plot is based on NFL kicker Bobby Davis. In the film, he loses a lot of money all belonging to the women in his life. He loses almost everything but because of Florida’s homestead law he keeps his home. “So he’s living in this mansion with his new wife, two ex-girlfriends who are both pregnant and his mother. He is just smothered by mothers,” says Chuck Ardezzone of his film he is co-producing with Weichert Media, LLC.

Ardezzone isn’t just co-producing, he’s acting in the movie. “I get to be back in front of the camera which is my passion,” says Ardezzone who is playing the friend of the main character. His face won’t be the only one you recognize. Burt Young, who played Pauly in Rocky, is starring in it along with actress Heather Materazzo best known for her role in Princess Diaries.

“We are going to be all over Naples for the next 3 weeks,” says Ardezzone. The movie is helping boost the local economy as they bring in crews from LA. The film has also created more than 30 local jobs. “We are hiring local actors, local crews and local caterers,” says Ardezzone. “We are excited about it, we want Naples to be a film town.”

The movie is still looking for featured extras. Crews are looking for 12 more people. If you want to be apart of the movie you can e-mail Demitri at

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