The Buxton Inn helps to welcome Hollywood to Granville – The shooting of “First Kill”

It all started in late July. A gentleman, by the name of Kris, came to visit the Buxton Inn. He said “I’m scouting for a movie.” I just thought it was a small movie. Maybe something affiliated with Denison or an independent film. Both of which we’ve had in Granville before. As we walk through the Inn Kris became more and more excited about the possibilities of using The Buxton for his film. We showed Kris all around the property. Including some of our vacant homes that are slated for renovation here shortly. Kris, Tony and myself seemed to have a lot to talk about. It was quite apparent that Kris really did understand and like The Buxton! As our visit ended he mentioned that this wasn’t just a little film.  That this was a Bruce Willis feature. We couldn’t believe it! The possibility of Bruce Willis coming to the Buxton Inn, possibly staying with us,  and shooting a scene was very exciting….to say the least!! Kris assured us that he would be in touch. Letting us know either way what the director was interested in or had decided. We were under the impression, at the time, that the movie was slated to begin shooting in 2017. But we quickly came to realize it wasn’t going to be 2017…it was going to be this year.  As the days went by we waited on pins and needles to see if The Buxton had been chosen for a scene or even multiple scenes. Then the call finally came. There I was, one random Monday afternoon, I received a text from Kris saying, “Hey we are in town with the director and the production...
Renovations! Renovations! Renovations!

Renovations! Renovations! Renovations!

A lot of headway has been made here at the Inn since we last blogged.  2 event spaces, 2 dining rooms, and 6 guest rooms have been renovated. 2 king guest suites have been added, 4 buildings have been painted, and a new chef and pastry chef have joined us. Our heads are spinning with all the great things happening here.  We look forward to seeing you here throughout the year to check out the wonderful...