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Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Walter Hauser in Atlanta filming Clint Eastwood movie

Paul Walter Hauser will portray Jewell in the Warner Bros. film, and Sam Rockwell will play Jewell’s attorney.

ATLANTA — There have been quite a few celeb sightings in Atlanta as several film and television shows are in production.

Clint Eastwood is in town - specifically Sowntown, Buckhead and Centennial Park shooting “The Ballad or Richard Jewell, a movie about a security guard who was initially accused in the pipe-bombing at Atlanta's 1996 Summer Olympics.

Well, here are a few photos from three major actors on set hanging around Atlanta!

11Alive's The A-Scene found several posts on Paul Walter Hauser’s Instagram, who is no stranger to production in Georgia.  He also starred in “Cobra Kai,” also filmed here in Georgia. 

The news comes on the heels of Georgia’s controversial heartbeat law that is impacting the booming film and television industry. While Eastwood has not commented publicly about the law, the legendary actor and director said he will continue with filming in the state of Georgia, and has been in discussions with Disney and Fox about distribution.

For the last month Hauser has been taking selfie’s with Sam Rockwell, who also stars in Eastwood's new movie.

Paul Walter Hauser will portray Jewell in the Warner Bros. film, and Sam Rockwell will play Jewell’s attorney.

Miss Olivia Wilde has also been seen off-set in Atlanta! Wilde will play real-life reporter Kathy Scruggs, who covered the event as it unfolded.

A week prior, Eastwood, 89, enjoyed dinner with friends Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates, Rockwell and producer Tim Moore at Antico, just a few miles from Georgia Tech.

Owner Giovanni Di Palma made his famous Sorrento lemon chicken with fresh, Amalfi-style lemons, garlic, wild oregano and olive oil, along with plenty of Antico pizza.

Eastwood filmed his action-packed film about a Mexican drug cartel, “The Mule” in several parts of Atlanta during summer 2018.


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