Xena can't fight Mother Nature

Actress Lucy Lawless, the star of the cult favorite Xena: Warrior Princess, had to flee the path of Hurricane Katrina when it threatened the set of her upcoming television movie, Vampire Bats, which was filming in New Orleans. As Katrina advanced on the state of Louisiana, the governor ordered the entire city of New Orleans evacuated.

As more than 1 million people began clogging the streets to evacuate the city, the roads became gridlocked. Lawless told Entertainment Tonight, "The traffic was going one mile per hour sometimes." Fortunately, Lawless and crew made it safely away from the storm.

Recently, New Orleans has been courting Hollywood with tax incentives and new soundstages in the hopes of becoming a destination for film crews. Also evacuated from the city was Hilary Swank, in town shooting the horror movie The Reaping, from Die Hard producer Joel Silver.

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Nov 04, 2008
i do
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Jul 20, 2006
I feel sorry for lucy...I wish she would go back to being the Warrior princess.. We need a 7th season of Xena...
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Feb 15, 2006
I think Lucy Lawless is a respectable woman, and she tried to stay and help people, but she had to get out. She has a family and she was just in new orleans temporarily. Also any xena fans, if you want a xena movie do these simple steps write to the adress below do not email and when you write to them say that you will got to the movie the night it opens. that way we can get a xena movie. also do not fax the letter just mail them.

1. Address of 9333 Wilshire Blvd “Non-Deliverable Address” per the US Post Office. I can’t find anything with this address information.

2. I did call the New York Office and verified their mailing address:

Rogue Pictures
Focus Features, Inc.
65 Bleecker Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10012-2420
USA

3. Here is the Los Angeles Office:

Rogue Pictures
Focus Features, Inc.
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608-1002
USA



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Sep 01, 2005
How horrible that Lucy Lawless and the film crew were inconvenienced by the total destruction of a city, a coastline, and the deaths of probably thousands! Everybody feel real sorry for Lucy! Maybe she threw a candy bar to one of those people dying on the sides of the highways on her way out.
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Aug 31, 2005
It is so terrible.......
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Aug 31, 2005
didnt know she was working on anything these days
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Aug 31, 2005
hope everyone is okay
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Aug 31, 2005
wowza, didn't know it was that serious
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