Gallagher told the Idaho Statesman in a story Wednesday that he was looking for the state's film office on Monday for a possible project. The state doesn't have a film office. A person who answered the phone at the state agency that provides security said Wednesday that no one was available to comment.
The 73-year-old comedian who rose to fame in the 1980s says he's in Boise to scout locations for a film about an ancient poet. He also says he'd like to build a retirement project in the area where old celebrities could live among regular folks.