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NBD, just Oprah Winfrey shopping at the Buckhead Whole Foods

6:43 pm Aug. 20, 2016

Oprah Winfrey is back in Atlanta for the HBO film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s riveting and phenomenally popular nonfiction work “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Oprah will portray Henrietta’s daughter Deborah Lacks.

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Want to work on Jason Bateman or Oprah Winfrey’s film crews?

5:03 pm Jul. 25, 2016

Jason Bateman and Oprah Winfrey are working on projects in Atlanta this summer and each production is accepting resumes for crew positions.

Bateman will star in, direct and executive-produce the new Netflix project, called “Ozark,” about a drug-money

What’s filming in Atlanta this summer?

7:21 am Jul. 16, 2016

“Fast 8” director F. Gary Gray is beyond excited about the team he’s working with this summer in Atlanta.

“This is one of the most phenomenal casts ever assembled in film history,” he said in a

Dolly Parton’s “Coat of Many Colors 2” needs extras

7:41 am Jul. 6, 2016

A sequel to last year’s successful television movie based on Dolly Parton’s enduring, endearing ballad “Coat of Many Colors” is seeking extras. Filming for “Coat of Many Colors 2” is underway now. See details below.

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“Spider-Man: Homecoming” continues filming in Atlanta

6:50 am Jul. 5, 2016

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” films a tourist scene in Fayetteville this week after filming on the Grady High School campus recently.

MORE: “Spider-Man,” “Step Sisters” film on Atlanta campuses

The latest Marvel movie, headquartered at the Pinewood Studios facility in Fayette County, stars Tom Holland in the title role. Marisa Tomei, who appeared as Peter Parker’s foxy Aunt May, is back for this one as is Robert Downey Jr., who plays Tony Stark/Iron-Man.

Marvel director’s dog ate pot-infused coffee beans in Atlanta, nearly died

2:41 pm Jun. 30, 2016

“Guardians of the Galaxy 2” director James Gunn shared a harrowing tale of how his dog nearly died after consuming marijuana-infused chocolate coffee beans, and saluted the team at South Atlanta Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center, which saved his furry friend.

MORE: “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” stars at “Captain America: Civil War” screening

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” starts filming as “Guardians” wraps

“The night before I was supposed to leave Atlanta, my dog