In case you’re wondering about the closing of roads in Avondale Estates on Thursday, it was for the remake of “Steel Magnolias.”
The Lifetime movie with an African-American cast was filming on Lakeshore Drive and Berkeley Road.
Avondale Estates City Manager Clai Brown said it was a one-day shoot, so don’t worry about seeing movie stars today.
According to the Huffington Post, Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad and Jill Scott are starring in Lifetime's remake of the classic 1989 film. It's unknown if any of those stars were in Avondale Estates on Thursday.
The movie business is booming in these parts. Last week in Decatur for a week of filming.
Did anybody spot any of the "Steel Magnolia" stars around Avondale on Thursday?