One of the biggest bands in alternative music has chosen to write a soundtrack… for a movie filmed in EDMONTON!!!

Portugal the Man have done the music for “Puppy Love” –  a film shot in YEG by director Michael Maxxis staring Sean Penn’s son, Hopper Penn!  Portugal the Man are the Grammy Award winning band behind the SMASH single, “Feel It Still”.

I chatted with Michael Maxxis about what it’s like to work with Portugal the Man, and to find out how this fellow Edmontonian worked his way to getting connections with some of the hugest names in Hollywood:

Play Pause


LISTEN: This is Crazy – Portugal the Man Have Done a Soundtrack for a Movie Filmed in EDMONTON!!!

Originally Aired: May 17, 2019

See Michael Maxxis’ film “Puppy Love”  THIS MONDAY May 20th for FREE at Landmark Cinemas in City Centre mall.  It’s a test screening, so he’s hoping to take YOUR input and put it in the movie!!! Also, everyone who shows up gets a free 10$ Gift Card to Maxxis’ delicious restaurant, El Cortez! 

– Lauren Hunter