Atlanta people and places

Leslie Jones is furious after dining at this Atlanta restaurant

8:49 am Feb. 7, 2018

Leslie Jones, who is in Atlanta working on the ABC series “Kevin Probably Saves the World,” is furious at the service she received at dinner.

UPDATE: Fans rally around the Buckhead restaurant Leslie Jones blasted

THE LATEST: Restaurant group president responds, saying Jones “was very mean to the staff.” His full statement is below.

The actress known for “Saturday Night Live” and “Ghostbusters” previously blasted the

“Confederate” television series appears to be shelved

6:47 am Feb. 7, 2018

HBO’s proposed new “Confederate” series might be history.

The backlash was swift at word the network was pondering plans to launch the drama from “Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, set in some alternate universe where the South successfully secedes from the Union and slavery remains in place.

RELATED: Critics demand HBO scrap plans for “Confederate” series

“We have great respect for the dialogue and concern

What Michael B. Jordan had to give up for “Black Panther”

7:00 am Feb. 6, 2018

The upcoming Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther” could hardly be more highly anticipated, and early sneak-peek reviews laud it as phenomenal. Starring in the movie was no a walk in the park for Michael B. Jordan, who plays Erik Killmonger, though.

MYAJC: “All the world has been waiting” for Atlanta-filmed “Black Panther”

How to win free tickets to see “Black Panther” early

“I would work out two to three

Who gave the OK to use MLK’s voice in Super Bowl ad?

10:45 am Feb. 5, 2018

Amid the swift social media furor sparked by a pickup truck ad that used the voice of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change and its CEO, Rev. Bernice King, said in a social media message that neither the center nor King personally were the governing authorities who could have licensed the use.

Ram Trucks did indeed have permission to use the audio, though.


Can you spot Atlanta in the new “Avengers: Infinity War” trailer?

7:50 am Feb. 5, 2018

Marvel’s massive blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War” is due out in May. The latest trailer aired during the Super Bowl. The movie, to be followed by “Avengers: whatever the next one is called” was headquartered at the Pinewood Studios facility but also did some filming in downtown and Midtown Atlanta.

The clip is pretty heavy on the CGI action but see if you can spot Atlanta. Hint: when Dr. Strange and Iron