The first minutes of Irresistible tell us the setting is “Rural America,” followed by “Heartland, USA.” One more intrusive line of text would establish the overkill as a joke. The opening credits might also have noted how the role of Deerlaken, Wisconsin is played by Rockmart, Georgia. Unfortunately, beloved writer/director Jon Stewart never becomes that acidic or… Continue reading Irresistible

Like a Boss

Mia (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel (Rose Byrne) are lifelong best friends that have formed their own cosmetics company together. Suddenly, Claire Luna (Salma Hayek), a millionaire cosmetics magnate, enters the picture, not only with an offer to expand their brand but to wipe out Mia and Mel’s huge $500K debt. A generic, boilerplate plot we’ve… Continue reading Like a Boss

January Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Known as Limited Partners when it was filming in Atlanta, the comedy Like a Boss with Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek will run in theaters beginning Jan. 8… Bad Boys for Life with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence opens Jan. 16… Vietnam War movie The Last Full Measure, starring Sebastian Stan, Samuel L.… Continue reading January Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Georgia Proves Irresistible for Stewart, Carell

Smug, unfunny dimwit Jon Stewart will be directing Steve Carell in the political satire film Irresistible, shooting in Georgia from April 22 through the end of May. Rose Byrne is also said to be starring in the story of a race for mayor between a slick Democrat and the incumbent Republican in a small, right-wing… Continue reading Georgia Proves Irresistible for Stewart, Carell

November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Nobody’s Fool, which filmed in Atlanta as The List, hits theaters on Nov. 2. Tyler Perry wrote, produced and directed, while Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter and Whoopi Goldberg star… The Front Runner, with Hugh Jackman as Gary Hart, gets a limited release on Nov. 6, expanding on Nov. 16 and then a wide release on… Continue reading November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

November Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

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Taylor Black (Midnight, Texas, pictured) has joined the cast of The Banker, which is currently filming in the Atlanta area. Set in the 1950s, the fact-based story revolved around two black entrepreneurs who arrange for a working-class white guy to pose as the head of their thriving banking empire while they pretend to be a… Continue reading November Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Tiffany Haddish Comedy to Produce in Atlanta

The suddenly unavoidable Tiffany Haddish (pictured) will star in Limited Partners, a comedy feature from Paramount for which Rose Byrne has been in talks to co-star. Miguel Arteta (Chuck & Buck) will direct the tale of two besties who build a successful company, then find their friendship tested when the venture is met with a lucrative… Continue reading Tiffany Haddish Comedy to Produce in Atlanta

Wahlberg, Byrne Making Instant Family

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne will star in the Paramount Pictures comedy Instant Family, which looks to start filming in Atlanta by March. They’ll play a couple at their wits end after adopting three outta control kids through the foster care system. Director Sean Anders co-wrote the script with John Morris, with whom he collaborated… Continue reading Wahlberg, Byrne Making Instant Family