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Prescott’s feature-film hiatus about to end
‘Wish Man’ to begin filming next week

“Wish Man” is not the first movie to be filmed in Prescott, entirely or in part. Notable films included The Karate Kid (center, top from 1984) and Junior Bonner (center, bottom in 1972). Cast members here for “Wish Man” include, clockwise from top left, Andrew Steele (as Frank Shankwitz), with the real Frank Shankwitz, founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation; Kirby Bliss Blanton, Bruce Davison, Robert Pine, Frank Whaley and Tom Sizemore. (‘Wish Man’ photos)

“Wish Man” is not the first movie to be filmed in Prescott, entirely or in part. Notable films included The Karate Kid (center, top from 1984) and Junior Bonner (center, bottom in 1972). Cast members here for “Wish Man” include, clockwise from top left, Andrew Steele (as Frank Shankwitz), with the real Frank Shankwitz, founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation; Kirby Bliss Blanton, Bruce Davison, Robert Pine, Frank Whaley and Tom Sizemore. (‘Wish Man’ photos)

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