On what’s next for his character and where he finds the best cookies in town
AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire,” the 1980’s Silicon Prairie tech drama shot in Atlanta, recently wrapped on its second season. We sat down with star Lee Pace at the show’s Doraville studio to chat about mid-life crises, why his character’s trying to “play better with others,” and his favorite cookies in Atlanta.Read more
We spent a day on the Doraville set of the Silicon Prairie drama
We recently spent a day on the metro Atlanta set of AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire,” a Silicon Prairie technology drama set in 1980s Dallas that stars Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, and Mackenzie Davis. Here’s what we learned:Read more
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Captain America, Keeping up with the Joneses, Barbershop 3, and picked up pilots
No big deal, just about every Marvel actor including Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, and Robert Downey Jr. will be around. Not to mention Jon Hamm and Ice Cube.
April showers brought us May film shoots as well as their resilient yellow cardboard signs. And while those codes continue to amaze, mystify, and confuse would-be film set gawkers here in the Hollywood of the South, we’ll continue to ease troubled minds. It’s time for this month’s definitive list of what’s shooting where, and which celebs you’ll see there.Read more
It’s not easy, but with a bit of effort, Atlantans can earn a companion pass for less than the average cost of a round-trip ticket. What I learned taking six Southwest trips in seven days.
With low prices from Atlanta to commemorate Southwest’s finalized acquisition of AirTran and cheap fares out of Dallas marking the end of the Wright Amendment, I had the perfect bargain storm. I spent roughly $45 for each of six flights—and earned a companion pass for the low cost of $270.60.Read more
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Michelle Darnell, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Table 19, and Survivor’s Remorse
Atlanta’s celebrity invasion continues with Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Anna Kendrick, Stephen Merchant, and Oscar winner Ang Lee. Plus, a preview of upcoming projects.
Along with yellow pollen piled along Atlanta’s sidewalks, spring has ushered in new thickets of yellow production signs along our roads. This busy month has brought us burned out buses, Texas taxicabs, Chicago newspapers, and scenery from the 1930s and 1980s. Productions are shooting in Midtown, downtown, and a lot of OTP locales.Read more
Season 5, Episode 16: So . . . two weeks until Game of Thrones!
Each week, we comb through the guts of “The Walking Dead,” much like a horde of hungry walkers, to bring you the episode’s best moments, surprises, and other post-apocalyptic curiosities. This week: Broken casserole dishes, broken jugular veins, and broken-down society.Read more
What’s filming now? Alvin and the Chipmunks 4, Michelle Darnell, Being Mary Jane, plus five TV pilots
Basically, metro Atlanta is crawling with celebrities this month, among them Peter Dinklage, Maya Rudolph, Jaden Smith, Kristen Bell, Bryan Cranston, and James Franco.
I don’t mean to alarm you, but the number of famous people in Atlanta has reached a critical mass. The recent spring thaw means we’ve got productions coming out the wazoo. It’s also television pilot season, and we’ve got five shows filming in north Georgia.Read more
One red luftballon
Each week, we comb through the guts of “The Walking Dead,” much like a horde of hungry walkers, to bring you the episode’s best moments, surprises, and other post-apocalyptic curiosities. This week: never leave tuna out, awkward-only sex education, and . . . *punched by Michonne*Read more
Jeff Morrison’s guide to the city’s hidden spaces shows us how much Atlanta has changed
Downtown, Atlanta’s original street level isn’t where you think it is. In fact Underground Atlanta isn’t technically underground. Enter Jeff Morrison, a local architect and history buff who has spent the better part of a decade giving free tours and sharing the city’s hidden infrastructure secrets around Five Points and the Gulch.Read more
Season 5, Episode 14: Send a fax to Cleveland
Each week, we comb through the guts of “The Walking Dead,” much like a horde of hungry walkers, to bring you the episode’s best moments, surprises, and other post-apocalyptic curiosities. This week: “I Ran (So Far Away),” “Papa Don’t Preach,” and “Love Will Tear Us Apart”Read more