Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, which includes Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile, has organized its airline companies: Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Australia; to film the movie ‘Departure Date’. The movie was filmed on board Virgin flights at 35,000 feet above the ground and covered 3 continents and 28,000 flight miles.
20 hours of in-flight shooting was recorded and will be used as the basis of the movie. It will be a half-hour film starring Janeane Garofalo, Ben Feldman, and Luis Guzman. The movie was directed by Kat Coiro and is set to premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 11.