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What's been filming in Atlanta this summer?

An update on which movie and TV crews are disrupting your commute.

By now, it's well established that Atlanta is the “Hollywood of the South” (or “Y’allywood,” if you will). While it used to be exciting to see a film crew, we’re all getting a little jaded, and when we spot those yellow signs tacked to phone poles and hanging off buildings directing crews and stars to a location, we start to lament that it means street closings and extra traffic. But do you know what production is to blame for making you late to work? Here’s a roundup of what’s shooting around town this summer. Adjust your commute accordingly. Read more...

Video of the Day: Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix

Watch the biopic trailer and marvel at Andre Benjamin's coolness.

Plot details are hazy, to put it mildly, in the trailer for Jimi: All Is by My Side, the Hendrix biopic starring Andre Benjamin of Outkast, aka Andre 3000. But here's what you can glean: Set in groovilicious 1966 London, the movie focuses on the early days of Hendrix's career, which evidently included a romantic entanglement with a young British woman, played by Imogen Poots. (That is the most British name ever; it sounds like a tertiary Harry Potter character, one of the Hufflepuff quidditch players, maybe.) Read more...

As more films like 'Last of Robin Hood' are filmed in Atlanta, opportunities for extras are abundant

Get your fifteen minutes of fame, even if only your eyebrows make it to the big screen

Seeing Will Ferrell (or is it Ron Burgundy?) on Peachtree Street. Meeting Jim Carrey in a Buckhead Barnes & Noble. Shopping in downtown Athens with Justin Timberlake and Amy Adams. Even receiving wardrobe compliments from Kevin Kline. All totally plausible ventures now that Atlanta and other Georgia cities and towns are becoming go-tos in the film industry for both major and independent studios. Read more...

Powerpuff Girls returning to Cartoon Network in 2016

The cuddliest crimefighters around will soon be back on the airwaves

Cartoon Network saved the day when the Atlanta-based network announced earlier this week they were rebooting The Powerpuff Girls, with new episodes set to air in 2016, according to a press release. Read more...

Video of the Day: Daryl and Rick don kimonos for Japanese Walking Dead promo

This quirky Fox Japan ad is a must-watch

In what has to be the most bizarre promo ever for everyone's favorite zombie drama The Walking Dead, Norman Reedus (Daryl) and Andrew Lincoln (Rick) don kimonos to comfort Japanese fans during the a show hiatus, complete with props. Read more...