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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.
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.
Viola Davis, a Brown v. Board veteran, gets into the DeKalb School Board battle
Viola Davis was destined to battle the powers that be. She grew up in Topeka, Kansas, and at six, walked down the street to first grade at Monroe Elementary, a two-story, red-brick school that now is part of a museum commemorating the famous 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education desegregation case. Now Davis is at the crest of a wave of angry DeKalb residents, so angry that they have abandoned the usual blame-game between north and south DeKalb to come together against the school board.
The Help’s Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer open up about bringing their Oscar nominated roles to life
It was the single moment in last summer’s interview with “The Help” actress Viola Davis when she became too embarrassed to make eye contact. “Oh, God,” she whispered while averting her eyes when we asked the inevitable question about the early Oscar buzz swirling around her lead role as Aibileen. The film’s director Tate Taylor, seated next to her at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, ended up answering the question for the two-time Tony winner and previous Oscar nominee for “Doubt.”
“The Help’s” Viola Davis: “Forgetting is not a part of healing. Remembering is.”
Two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis does not mince words when asked if she had any trepidation about accepting the lead role of a maid in director Tate Taylor's upcoming film "The Help" despite his paltry directing resume. The director and stars of the film ( based on Taylor's Jackson, Mississippi childhood friend and Atlanta author Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel) were in town Tuesday to do media interviews. The film opens August 11.