Thursday, December 6, 2012
He's working on his movie, "Single Moms Club."
A large film crew descended on Agnes Scott College on Thursday as filmmaker Tyler Perry shot scenes for his movie "Single Moms Club." Perry directed scenes in Presser Hall. Students strolled past wardrobe racks and equipment carts as they made their way to classes. He's also obtained permits to shoot at the Fidelity Bank building in Decatur on Dec. 16 and 17, said Katie Abel at Decatur City Hall. Perry filmed scenes last week at the Waffle House in Avondale Estates, a house on Lake Avondale and the Allen Wilson Apartments in Decatur. The website www.movieweb.com says the movie is about single mothers forced to come together after an incident at their children's school. The movie will star Perry, Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
He's shot scenes for "Single Moms Club" in a house near the Avondale Community Club on Lakeshore Drive.
Tyler Perry and a film crew set up shop Wednesday at a house overlooking Lake Avondale. He's directing scenes for "Single Moms Club" at a house at 70 Lakeshore Drive in Avondale Estates. Trucks lined Lakeshore Drive and the nearby Avondale Community Club was used for catering. Perry shot Monday at the Waffle House in Avondale Estates and on Tuesday at Allen Wilson Apartments in Decatur. He has permits to shoot through Dec. in Avondale Estates. The website www.movieweb.com says the movie is about single mothers forced to come together after an incident at their children's school. The movie will star Perry, Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and William Levy Lionsgate will distribute the movie, which is expected in theaters May 9, …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The movie maker is shooting "Single Moms Club" at the Allen Wilson Apartments.
Filmmaker Tyler Perry was shooting scenes Tuesday for his new movie, "Single Moms Club," at the Allen Wilson Apartments in Decatur. Trucks and trailers lined Electric Avenue near the Community Resource Center and a catering station had been set up in the parking lot behind nearby Lilly Hill Baptist Church. Perry has a city permit to shoot on Wednesday, too. On Monday, Perry directed scenes at the Waffle House on East College Avenue in Avondale Estates. He has a permit to shoot for 10 days there. Imogene Mosley, a resident of Allen Wilson Apartments, said Tuesday she was happy to see the activity. "I love it," she said. "It's good for the community." Her friend, Patrenia Winston-Scott, came to visit from Grand Rapids, Mich., and was …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The movie maker will be directing "Single Mom's Club" from Monday, Nov. 26, to Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Avondale Estates. Park of East College Avenue and Waffle House will be closed today.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The Waffle House and two lanes of East College Avenue will be closed on Monday.
Attention, film fans. Movie mogul Tyler Perry will be directing a new film titled "Single Mom's Club" in Avondale Estates from Monday, Nov. 26, to Wednesday, Dec. 5, according to information sent out by the City of Avondale Estates. The movie will star Perry, Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and William Levy. The city told residents to expect some disruptions. The Waffle House restaurant, located at 2850 E. College Avenue, will be closed on November 26th from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for filming. In addition, the two (2) westbound lanes of E. College Avenue, between Pine and Olive Streets, will be closed. The turn lane along E. College Avenue will be made into a westbound lane and the two (2) east bound lanes will operate as …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Multi-talented China Anne McClain has the starring role in "A.N.T. Farm," a Disney comedy that premieres June 17.
Up-and-coming Disney Channel star China Anne McClain plays guitar, bass and piano and knows how to belt out a tune. But the 12-year-old Decatur native still has a lot to learn about music if she is ever going to catch up with Chyna Parks, the 11-year-old she plays in the new TV series,"A.N.T. Farm." "I'm learning some of the instruments she plays," China told the Patch. "I'm learning violin, which is a tough one. It's a challenge but it's fun learning it." China, best known as Jazmine Payne on TBS' "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" since 2006, moved to Los Angeles a couple of years ago to bolster her acting career. The move paid dividends almost immediately. In 2009, she had a guest star role on tween favorite "Hannah Montana." Last year, the…
Friday, December 24, 2010
From "The Blind Side" to an in-the-works Betty White drama, Agnes Scott College continues to play backdrop to TV and film hits
Decatur landmark Agnes Scott College has been in show business for more than half of a century. The school appeared first on the big screen in 1955 when "A Man Called Peter" -- a film about preacher Peter Marshall -- was shot on campus. The film, written by Marshall's wife and Agnes Scott alum Catherine Marshall, was nominated for an Academy Award the following year. Agnes Scott has since played backdrop for numerous commercials, television shows, and films. Those films include: "Driving Miss Daisy"(1989), with the likes of Morgan Freeman and Dan Akroyd, "Fried Green Tomatoes" (1991), with Jessica Tandy, Kathy Bates, and Cecily Tyson, and "Scream 2" (1997), featuring Courtney Cox, Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Jamie Kennedy, Live …