February Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

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Nicolas Cage battles animatronic characters running amuck in an abandoned theme park in Willy’s Wonderland, available on demand beginning Feb. 12th… As of now, the sci-fi movie Chaos Walking, starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, is scheduled to be released in theaters and IMAX on March 5th… Coming 2 America will arrive on Amazon Prime… Continue reading February Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Work on season ten of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and the second seasons of Assisted Living and Young Dylan has been recently completed or is underway. Perry is also shooting a new series for BET+ called All the Queen’s Men… While much of the forthcoming NBC series Young Rock, based on the life of… Continue reading December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

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Robert De Niro’s kiddie-torments-geezer comedy The War with Grandpa will open in theaters Oct. 9… The teen romance sequel After We Collided hits theaters Oct. 23, the same day it will be available for VOD… The family film When We Last Spoke, starring Melissa Gilbert and Cloris Leachman, will have a special two-night showing in… Continue reading October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

September Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

As of now, the Gerard Butler disaster epic Greenland is scheduled to be released in theaters Sept. 25. It’s already released in Belgium (July 29), France (Aug. 5) and Scandinavia (Aug 12)… The Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias is skipping a theatrical run and instead airing on Amazon Prime beginning Sept. 30. Alicia Vikander, Julianne… Continue reading September Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

June Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Tyler Perry intends to reopen his studio complex in July to begin filming the forthcoming seasons for his numerous television shows, with cast members and limited crew for each quarantined and housed on-site for the duration of each show’s 2 1/2-week shoot. The first shows he plans to get started on are the second seasons… Continue reading June Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

May Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Tyler Perry’s new comedy series Bruh will premiere May 7 on BET+… Superhero series Stargirl, with Brec Bassinger (pictured) and Luke Wilson, will premiere on DC Universe May 18, and on The CW May 19. All subsequent episodes will air on The CW one day after the episodes run on DCU… Created Equal: Clarence Thomas… Continue reading May Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

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

Tyler Perry Keeps Crankin’ ‘Em Out

The indefatigable Tyler Perry is starting work on two new series and the return of House of Payne after a seven-year semi-absence – “semi,” because the original cast returned for the spinoff series The Paynes, which ran on OWN for one season in 2018. This third iteration brings back the original title and by all… Continue reading Tyler Perry Keeps Crankin’ ‘Em Out

December Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell movie opens in theaters on Dec. 10… The gang from 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (also partially shot in Atlanta) returns on Dec. 13 when Jumanji: The Next Level enters movie theaters… Partly filmed in Conyers as well as Montgomery, Alabama, the civil rights legal drama Just Mercy starring Jamie… Continue reading December Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

BET+ Getting Two New Tyler Perry Shows

Two new Tyler Perry shows exclusive to BET’s recently launched subscription streaming service BET+ are in production at his Atlanta studios. Connected to his new BET drama series The Oval, which will premiere on Oct. 23, Ruthless will follow a team of FBI agents as they go undercover to investigate a cult. Not much is… Continue reading BET+ Getting Two New Tyler Perry Shows

October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Filmed in Southeast Georgia, Will Smith’s sci-fi movie Gemini Man lands in theaters Oct. 11… The indie spookfest Along Came the Devil 2 has an Oct. 11 release date, if not in a theater near you then at least on VOD… The long-in-coming Zombieland: Double Tap hits theaters Oct. 18… The faith-based baseball drama Full… Continue reading October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Sistas Are Doin’ It for Tyler Perry

Sistas is the blackalicious title of another new Tyler Perry TV series for BET that has commenced production in metro Atlanta. KJ Smith (ABC’s The Fix, pictured), Ebony Obsidian (CLEO TV’s Tough Love), Novi Brown (My Dad’s a Soccer Mom) and Mignon Von are starring in the comedy/drama about four single black women who can’t… Continue reading Sistas Are Doin’ It for Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry’s The Oval Begins First Term

The inaugural season of Tyler Perry’s new television series, The Oval, is in production now through the end of August at his studio complex in southwest Atlanta. Perry is writing, directing and executive producing the drama about a newly-elected US President named Hunter Franklin (played by dreamy hunk Ed Quinn, pictured, of 2 Broke Girls… Continue reading Tyler Perry’s The Oval Begins First Term

March Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

A Madea Family Funeral makes its procession into theaters on March 1… Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is slated to open in select theaters on March 15… Finding Steve McQueen, which filmed in Atlanta back in 2016, is finally supposedly opening in select theaters on March 15… Hulu’s new Savannah-filmed series The Act, starring… Continue reading March Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Vice

The fact that Vice is Golden Globe nominated for Best Picture is a tad ridiculous (even though the bar is quite lowered this year – Black Panther is nominated too). While it’s quite watchable and enjoyable, it won’t make AFI’s/IMDb’s Top 100 ever. But having said that, the acting performances from Christian Bale and Amy… Continue reading Vice

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

Check It: Tyler Perry’s Making The List

I was just thinking the other day how we need more Tyler Perry movies. As if by magic, Mr. Perry is now producing and directing (from his own script) a new film in Atlanta called The List. Tiffany Haddish (The Carmichael Show, pictured), Tika Sumpter (The Haves and the Have Nots), Whoopi Goldberg, Courtney Henggeler… Continue reading Check It: Tyler Perry’s Making The List

January GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

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Den of Thieves with Gerard Butler and 50 Cent is supposed to open in theaters on Jan. 19th… Same goes for The Leisure Seeker with Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland… The country music-centered romantic drama Forever My Girl, which features Travis Tritt in a supporting role, gets a limited release on Jan. 19th. Something called WAGS… Continue reading January GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

October GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Vengeance: A Love Story, with Nicolas Cage and Don Johnson, was quietly released in something like 11 theaters nationwide on Sept. 15th, grossing less than $5,000. You’ll probably be seeing it available on Netflix or Redbox within weeks… The locally produced Christian film A Question of Faith held an Atlanta premiere at Atlantic Station on… Continue reading October GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

June GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Megan Leavey, the true story starring Kate Mara as a Marine corporal and the combat dog she trains and bonds with during the Iraq War, was mostly shot in Charleston, South Carolina although some scenes were done in Georgia. It opens in selected theaters on June 9th.,, The Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me… Continue reading June GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Tyler Perry Is Scaring Us Silly Again

The tricky and tireless Tyler Perry is now in the midst of filming Boo! A Madea Halloween 2, a flippin’ sequel to last year’s Halloween Madea flick that was treated to nearly $75 million at the box office. Former UFC star Tito Ortiz is in the cast alongside Perry and the usuals. Does this mean… Continue reading Tyler Perry Is Scaring Us Silly Again

March GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Opening Dates, Etc.: Table 19, with Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Amanda Crew and Stephen Merchant, opens on March 3rd. … Hot Summer Nights will have its world premiere at South by Southwest this month; beyond that, who knows. … After a very limited theatrical release last month to mostly negative reviews, James Franco’s Georgia-filmed In… Continue reading March GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

House of Payne Spinoff Shoots in Atlanta

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network has ordered a new House of Payne spinoff series from Tyler Perry. LaVan Davis and Cassi Davis (pictured) will reprise their roles as Curtis and Ella Payne from the original TBS series in The Paynes, as they get involved in a real estate deal after retiring to Florida. Jackee Harry, Stephanie… Continue reading House of Payne Spinoff Shoots in Atlanta

TV One’s Hit a Lick Hits Atlanta

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Hit a Lick, a TV One original movie set to air next fall, has been in production in Atlanta. With actress Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? and For Better or Worse, pictured) making her feature-length directing debut, and starring rapper Lil Mama (VH1’s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story), bounce queen Big Freedia,… Continue reading TV One’s Hit a Lick Hits Atlanta