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The two-day grand opening celebration of the new Tyler Perry Studios in Southwest Atlanta marked the latest chapter for its namesake, entrepreneurial filmmaker Tyler Perry. But to understand his success, you need to look back at film history.
Beth Aylward's white 1969 Plymouth Valiant can be seen cruising around Hawkins, Indiana, throughout each season of Stranger Things. Her company provides everything from classic sedans to military vehicles to junk cars to beautifully restored vintage fire trucks for movie and TV productions.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Suicide Squad, Ghost Draft, Blast Beat, Lovecraft Country, and more
James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and its all-star cast have arrived to shoot in Georgia, along with Ghost Draft with Chris Pratt and indie flick Blast Beat.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Coming 2 America, After We Collided, The Underground Railroad, and more
Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America, Selma Blair film After We Collided, and The Underground Railroad, based on the Colson Whitehead novel, are just a few of the movies filming in the metro area.
BronzeLens Film Festival, a five-day event that gives the big-screen treatment to short films and feature-length movies, spotlights emerging actors and filmmakers of color. It will run from August 21–25 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, the Carter Center, and other venues.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Ballad of Richard Jewell, Lovecraft Country, Ozark, Hillbilly Elegy, and more
Clint Eastwood is back in Atlanta with his next directorial project, The Ballad of Richard Jewell. Also in town: Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy and Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams's HBO series Lovecraft Country.
It's hard to imagine a young singer today who better possesses the grace and vocal skills needed to play the wide-eyed, inquisitive mermaid than Atlanta's own Halle Bailey, one half of duo Chloe x Halle.
Lovecraft County, a new HBO series from Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams, began filming in Atlanta in June, as did Ron Howard's film Hillbilly Elegy.
On a summer morning in 1967, Lorenzo “Lo” Jelks walked into the WSB-TV studios for his first day of work. That wouldn’t have been noteworthy, except that Jelks, an American descendant of enslaved Africans, would be the first black on-air reporter at what was then (and now) one of the largest television stations in the Southeast.
What film studios will boycott Georgia over the abortion law? And what will those boycotts accomplish? We break down what has happened in Georgia's film industry so far since Governor Brian Kemp signed HB 481, the "heartbeat bill," into law.