Smith Squash “Finds” Mel Gibson on Set of New Film in Northampton

It sometimes seems that Smith College and Northampton, MA are at the center of the universe. Coach Tim Bacon was working away in his office yesterday, when one of the film crew on the set of Mel Gibson’s new film Edge of Darkness called up looking for squash courts where the crew could play (he was English).

Northampton is a popular destination for Hollywood, and Gibson has set up steps away from the Calvin Theatre where both the Black Crowes and Lindsey Buckingham are playing next week, steps away from the new Urban Outfitters location. Why Northampton?  The U.S.’ #1 Small Arts Town has easy access to the Five College’s 25,000 plus students (including 10,000 boys for those high school girls looking at Smith College, the nation’s best women’s college).

So the Smith Squash Team set off on a training run to find Mel Gibson and ask him about the Edge of Darkness – and perhaps to get his autograph…

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One Response to Smith Squash “Finds” Mel Gibson on Set of New Film in Northampton

  1. Mercedes says:

    That was great. Who should we try to stalk next?

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