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Friday, June 22, 2012

ATLwood: Jason Bateman At the Aquarium

Thankfully, this is NOT a loose seal ...
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Thankfully, this is NOT a loose seal ...


— From the GA Aquarium Facebook page: "Jason Bateman took some time out while filming his new movie Identity Thief to spend the day with his family at the world's largest aquarium. The family spent time behind-the-scenes at the dolphin exhibit with a special flippered friend - an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin" (Pictured)

Reese Witherspoon was spotted near Oak Grove Plaza this week getting some sweet tea. She is town for ...

Current Filming

Reese Witherspoon is in Atlanta to film a movie called Devil's Knot, about the tragic "West Memphis Three" case. The AJC Buzz reports, "She and director Atom Egoyan dined at The Palm in Buckhead Tuesday night. She was spotted the next day at Matthews Cafeteria in Tucker."

— Devil's Knot also stars Colin Firth. Mr Darcy, in ATL? Y'all ... fetch me my smelling salts. It's about to get real.

— Thanks to my friend Andrew for this info about the film 42 wrapping up in Macon as of Wednesday. Rumor has it the production is headed to Atlanta for a few more scenes. Most importantly though, there's something weird about this picture ...

Identity Thief, which apparently dropped the final "T," has filmed near the MLK Jr Dr bridge for most of the week. The film stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.

Ring of Fire, starring Jewel, filmed at the Tabernacle earlier this week. They are also in need of extras tonight - see below for more info!

The Walking Dead has been filming on Main St in downtown Senoia as well as Seavy Street and the back parking lot behind The Redneck Gourmet.

Casting, Extras and More

— Attention aspiring zombies: Win a Stagger-On role by watching The Walking Dead's Season 3 preview the weekend of July 7th and 8th.

— Lifetime is seeking extras Friday at 6 p.m. at the Tabernacle to watch Jewel play June Carter Cash in a 1950s era concert. Dress in 50s garb. [via ‪@ajcradiotv‬]

— Watch the ATL-filmed Drop Dead Diva and enter online by July 26 to win the Unleash Your Inner Diva Sweepstakes.

Have any tips? Sightings? Encounters? Pictures? Filming news? We need 'em! Especially during this slow summer season. Drop me a line: or send me a tweet @keeneTV (don't forget to use the hashtag #ATLwood)!

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