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In 2016, Danai Gurira's play Eclipsed became the first production to premiere on Broadway with an all-black, all-female creative team and cast. This month, Eclipsed makes its regional debut at Synchronicity Theatre.
Marvel's Black Panther, Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya, Stranger Things, and Survivor's Remorse are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta right now.
Here at Atlanta magazine, we have a thing for AMC’s The Walking Dead. The model for our fall fashion shoot this month is Danai Gurira, whose character, Michonne, uses a samurai sword to dispatch zombies. In our fashion issue last fall, one of her costars, Christian Serratos, also served as our model. This month’s cover, in fact, represents the third on which we’ve featured a star from the show.
Best known for her role as sword-wielding Michonne on AMC’s The Walking Dead, the actress and writer has also emerged as a power player on the stage and the big screen. Gurira tells us about the strong, complex women she’s drawn to write and play, her life in Atlanta, and that one local craving she can’t find anywhere else.
Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio featured six key players: Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Scott Gimple, and Robert Kirkman. The group gave host James Lipton a remarkably detailed account of what goes into making the show, plus some surprising tidbits about their pasts.
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.