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I was almost sort of famous

That time I almost became a reality TV star

I was 29 and struggling to make it as a freelance writer. MTV’s Jersey Shore was the hottest thing on TV. Those idiots are getting paid, I thought. Why not me and my old buddies?

Q&A: Get on Up’s Chadwick Boseman, Tate Taylor on James Brown

Last summer, before an inch of film was ever shot on the set in Mississippi, the actor who played Jackie Robinson in 42 met up with the director of The Help in Atlanta, they rented a car and road tripped it together to Augusta. Getting the most minute details of James Brown’s life right was a top priority for Get on Up director Tate Taylor and actor Chadwick Boseman, who plays The Godfather of Soul in the new biopic opening in theaters today. With the tsunami of lawsuits and arguments that swirled after the soul pioneer’s 2006 Christmas Day death in Atlanta, it probably didn’t hurt to have the support of the Brown estate either.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s Filming in Atlanta Now? All Eyez On Me, Empire spinoff Star, and a preview of the year ahead

Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me, a spinoff to Fox's Empire titled Star, and The Originals are among what's filming in Atlanta this month. Plus, get the scoop on what to expect in 2016, and find out which made-in-Georgia films are headed to theaters soon.
What's Filming in Atlanta Now

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Fast 8, Felt, Donald Glover’s Atlanta, and The Walking Dead amps up security

The latest Fast and the Furious film and Donald Glover’s Atlanta series are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in town. Plus, did a car crash reveal a Walking Dead spoiler?
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The Walking Dead Awards: Welcome to Ezekiel’s Kingdom

Carol and Morgan find their way to the Kingdom, where King Ezekiel and his magical half-CGI tiger rule.
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The Walking Dead Awards: The parents aren’t alright

Rick continues to ignore Carl's last plea, Jadis and Negan have a standoff, and Morgan and Carol search the woods for Henry.
What Baby Driver got wrong about Atlanta

10 things about Atlanta that Baby Driver got wrong

Don’t get me wrong, filmed-in-ATL Baby Driver deserves its glowing reviews and big box office. But why didn't Edgar Wright pay just a little more attention to the details about Atlanta?
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Superintelligence, The Mule, plus our Comic-Con roundup

Stranger Things officially introduces Starcourt Mall, Melissa McCarthy returns to Atlanta for comedy Superintelligence, and Tyra Banks is finally filming Life Size 2, 18 years after the original film premiered.

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Allegiant, The Detour, Sleepless Night, and Confirmation, plus a weird reshoot

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Part I, Sleepless Night, Confirmation, and The Detour are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus, learn why Seth Rogen was in town for one seriously unusual reshoot.
The Walking Dead Comic Con Trailer

The Walking Dead season 10 trailer is actually amazing

The long-running zombie drama endured a lot of changes in season nine with the exit of stars Andrew Lincoln and Lauren Cohan. But based on the explosive new Comic-Con trailer, season 10 looks very promising.

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