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Meet Oprah’s adorable young “Henrietta Lacks” co-star

8:12 am Apr. 20, 2017

Jaylon Gordon plays Oprah Winfrey’s grandson in the HBO adaptation of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” The television movie filmed largely in metro Atlanta and debuts at 8 p.m. Saturday.

“It was an amazing opportunity,” he said. “She’s nice, she’s humble. She just has a heart of gold.”

Jaylon’s brother Johnnie, also an actor, has been seen in projects including “A Christmas Blessing.”

We got a moment with these two talented guys the

Marvel would love to film in Hollywood but keeps filming in Atlanta instead

4:39 pm Apr. 18, 2017

Marvel would love to film its superhero blockbusters in Hollywood but keeps filming in Atlanta instead.

The reason why is simple. It’s much less expensive to film here, thanks to Georgia’s film-friendly tax policies.

“If you ask any business person, they would say that’s the biggest part of it,” brand president Kevin Feige told reporters during a tour of Marvel Studios’ California facility, Deadline reported.

“We’d love to make movies (in Hollywood),” he continued.

James Gunn will write, direct “Guardians of the Galaxy 3”

11:22 am Apr. 18, 2017

“Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2” isn’t even out yet but fans can rejoice at some exciting news: there will be a threequel.

“I’m returning to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” director James Gunn said in an expansive social media post. (The entire thing is below).

GG2 filmed at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios facility in Fayette County; presumably GG3 will shoot here as well.

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“Fast 8” has a record-breaking opening weekend at the box office

8:05 am Apr. 17, 2017

Atlanta-filmed “Fate of the Furious,” the eighth in the high-speed, high-performing “Fast and the Furious” series, zoomed to the top of the box office charts in its opening weekend. ”

With a haul exceeding $500 million, the action movie directed by F. Gary Gray left the previous record holder, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” in the proverbial rearview window.

“Thank you for the support,” Gray posted via social media.

“Grateful, humbled and

Keshia Knight Pulliam wants more children

9:18 am Apr. 5, 2017

New mom Keshia Knight Pulliam is ready for more children.

“I love being a mom. It’s the greatest title, the greatest job I’ve ever had and I’m looking forward to doing it again,” she said during a quick interview Tuesday at the red-carpet screening of Atlanta-filmed “Fate of the Furious.”

“Mama’s out on the town! It’s just nice not to have throw-up in my hair today,” she joked.

It’s been a busy and at times

Is Chris Evans’ gig as Marvel’s “Captain America” over?

7:27 am Apr. 3, 2017

Chris Evans starred in the title role of Atlanta-filmed “Captain America: Civil War” and will be back soon for the next two Marvel movies to film here, “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Whatever Title They Come Up With.”

But after that, he might be hanging up his shield for good.

“My contract is up,” he said during a visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

We’re guessing the suits at Marvel might be thinking

More terrible Adam Sandler movies coming from Netflix

7:01 am Mar. 28, 2017

Great news for fans of Adam Sandler movies: Netflix promises at least four more.

If history’s any guide, they’ll be awful – and hugely profitable. Although his past Netflix projects have earned withering reviews and drawn accusations of ethnic insensitivity, they make tons of money.

“A film that gets markedly dumber with every passing minute,” wrote Brian Tallerico from RogerEbert.com in reviewing Georgia-filmed “The Do-Over,” co-starring David Spade, Sean Astin and

Atlanta-filmed “Baby Driver” honored at SXSW

11:13 am Mar. 20, 2017

“Baby Driver,” a high-speed thriller with Ansel Elgort in the title role and also starring Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Lily James, Jon Bernthal and Eiza González, felt the love deep in the heart of Texas.

The movie, filmed in Atlanta and due out Aug. 11, was among the Audience Award winners at the prestigious SXSW festival.

Here’s a link to all the winners in film and other categories.

Elgort plays a getaway driver