Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman continue to film their buddy flick “The Change Up,” where two guys switch bodies a la “Freaky Friday.”
The film has shot some scenes at the downtown Bank of America building over the past few days in which Bateman’s character, having undergone the switcheroo, struggles to make sense discussing a huge multi-million dollar deal with a bunch of lawyers in a boardroom. (Kennesaw’s Paul Barlow nabbed a part as one of the shocked lawyers, so be sure to look out for him!)
The movie’s also been shooting at the Georgian Terrace. Those scenes, featuring Reynolds, take place in the ballroom. For the film the ballroom has been transformed into the “Plantation Oaks Country Club,” so maybe it’s a party scene.
Those good people at the Fox Theatre, across the street, wanted the guys to feel welcome so they updated their marquee with this cute message. Ha! Some nice product placement for George Lopez, too.
And Reynolds and Bateman visited Antico Pizza’s Luca Varuni today, to meet the guy behind the pies they’ve been devouring. Antico has been providing on-set eats while “The Change Up” has been here, and now counts the movie’s stars among its legion of fans.
We hear that during their visit, Varuni packed up some cannolis to go for Reynolds, for a “special” celebration. Perhaps wife Scarlett Johansson’s 26th birthday?