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Jonathan Majors and Michael B. Jordan talk about Atlanta-filmed Creed III
For his directorial debut, it would have been easy for Michael B. Jordan to give audiences another run-of-the-mill entry in the hit 47-year-old Rocky film franchise. But between rounds in the ring—with help from screenwriters Keenan Coogler and Zach Baylin and story from Ryan Coogler—Jordan crafts a film about toxic masculinity, the challenges Black men face in communicating their emotions about past trauma, the lasting impact of childhood friendships, and the importance of forgiveness.
Q&A: Till director Chinonye Chukwu on the importance of remembering Emmett Till’s story and his mother’s fight
Till—a heartbreaking biopic about Emmett Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, played by Atlanta-native Danielle Deadwyler—opens in select cities (including Atlanta) on October 14 and nationwide on October 28. Here, director Chinonye Chukwu discusses Deadwyler’s powerful performance and why the story of Emmett Till remains sadly relevant today.
Amazon’s I Want You Back is a classic, feel-good rom-com with Atlanta as a centerpiece
For as many movies that film in Atlanta, few actually set their stories in the city. But director Jason Orley’s new Amazon Original rom-com, I Want You Back, puts the city at the forefront, as stars Charlie Day and Jenny Slate try to win back their exes.
Georgia’s Film and TV crew unions prepare to strike
Streaming media is booming, and production crews are working harder than ever. But they say the gains of the digital-entertainment age aren’t being fairly distributed.
Where Loki, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and WandaVision filmed near Atlanta
All three Marvel streaming hits filmed at least partially in metro Atlanta. The filming locations included some easily-recognizable landmarks, such as the downtown Marriott Marquis, Krog Street Tunnel, and Peachtree Center.
The animal wrangler: Jamie Stimach on why raccoons make great costars
"Never work with kids or animals." I hear it every day. That’s why we have wranglers.
Stacey Abrams is an Emmy nominee (and other Atlanta connections in the 2021 nominations)
While Abrams is easily this year's most surprising nominee with a Georgia connection, she is far from the only one—several Atlanta-filmed shows and actors with Atlanta ties earned nominations for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.
60 years of covering Atlanta: The 2010s
The city booms after the bust, the South more powerfully confronts its past, Stacey Abrams plans a progressive revolution, Josef Martinez is king, and Staplehouse emerges.
Playwright Katori Hall chats about Atlanta-filmed P-Valley, strip club wings, and representation
The P-Valley showrunner talks about a typical outing to Atlanta's strip clubs, using theater as a vehicle for change, P-Valley’s success, and what Ryan Murphy's directing program taught her about making television.
Atlanta-filmed Watchmen is nominated for more Emmys than any other series this year
Watchmen, HBO's incredibly timely hit mini-series, deserves a lot of Emmys. Now, it officially has a chance to take home a bucket of them.