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How Mister Rogers changed the life of Atlanta writer Tom Junod

Portraying Mister Rogers, a jaunty Tom Hanks tosses a loafer in the air. That’s the image featured in ads for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. But the movie isn't about Mister Rogers. It’s about Lloyd Vogel, a fictionalized character based on Atlanta writer Tom Junod.
Omar Dorsey as Bigger Long in Harriet

Q&A: Decatur native Omar Dorsey on being Hollywood, his role in Harriet, and more

Decatur native Omar Dorsey might be best known as Hollywood on Ava DuVernay's Queen Sugar, but he's also had roles in Drumline, Selma, Ray Donovan, Eastbound & Down, and now Harriet, the new feature film about the life of Harriet Tubman.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Suicide Squad, Black Widow, Thunder Force, Violence of Action, and more

The Suicide Squad, Marvel's Black Widow, new Chris Pine drama Violence of Action, and Melissa McCarthy's Thunder Force are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta right now.
Tyler Perry BET Awards

Tyler Perry is Hollywood, and everyone else is taking notes

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.

When shows like Stranger Things need old cars, they turn to Y’allywood Film Cars

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?

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

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.
BronzeLes Film Festival: Princess of the Row

The BronzeLens Film Festival spotlights emerging actors and filmmakers of color

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?

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.
Chloe x Halle Bailey as Ariel live action The Little Mermaid Atlanta

Atlanta’s Halle Bailey is perfect to portray Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Trolls will have to deal.

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.

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