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Filming updates: Where are Denzel Washington, Ben Stiller, Bette Midler these days?

Bette Midler (in blue) and Marisa Tomei, to Bette's right, during filming at Perimeter Mall.

Bette Midler (in blue) and Marisa Tomei, to Bette's right, during filming at Perimeter Mall.

Happy Thursday. Here’s what I know.

“Flight,” starring Denzel Washington and John Goodman, has been filming in an apartment complex off Glenridge Drive in Sandy Springs and also at St. Joseph’s Hospital on “Pill Hill” this week. Goodman and Washington worked together before, on the supernatural thriller “Fallen.” This project, about a heroic pilot with a mysterious past, sounds intriguing too.

“Parental Guidance,” starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott, filmed for a couple of days at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this week before heading up to Ocee Park in John’s Creek.

This family friendly movie, due out in time for Thanksgiving 2012, filmed in Piedmont Park for a few days as well but has done a good bit of shooting OTP, including at Perimeter Mall the other day, where this photo was taken. The movie folks had a strict no-pictures policy which our intrepid spy apparently managed to circumvent by hiding behind a plant. Cloak and dagger, love it!

“Neighborhood Watch,” starring Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller and Jonah Hill, is back at Campbell High School in Smyrna tonight filming a huge outdoor scene at the football stadium. Previously they filmed on the Marietta Square. A Disney project tentatively called “Until We Meet Again” also is headed for Marietta, and will be filming at the Strand Theatre.

The BET show “The Game” has been at the King Plow Arts Center this week.

- Jennifer Brett/The Buzz/jbrett@ajc.com

12 comments Add your comment

alex

November 3rd, 2011
10:32 am

Fascinating, more pablum for the masses, really enjoy the traffic that this exacerbates…

Da Mick

November 3rd, 2011
10:40 am

I feel the same way about you going to work, Alex.

Trapped in a world he didn’t create…….

Quavoriuos

November 3rd, 2011
11:04 am

I heard there may be a film crew downtown shooting a promo for the NEW World of Sid & Marty Krofft!

Uhhh...

November 3rd, 2011
11:09 am

Tyler Perry is shooting in Castleberry Hill this week.

Jennifer Brett

November 3rd, 2011
11:14 am

Oh thanks! I should have mentioned that. “Marriage Counselor” also has filmed in Midtown and Charlie Brown airport. No Kim K sightings yet though!

Jennifer

Neal Overton

November 3rd, 2011
11:38 am

So much excitement around Atlanta, it should be known I’m also filming an adult movie in the Motel 6 off I-85 in Gwinnett Saturday and Sunday. Starring Bob Scrachit, and Tina Gobblers.

Tina Hinds

November 3rd, 2011
11:53 am

@Neal….

Need any extras?

StottsEra

November 3rd, 2011
12:04 pm

what has been going on in old 4th ward/inman/little 5? ive seen the trucks on irwin ave in old 4th ward and the other day it looked like they were shooting inside criminal records and has ‘rebranded’ the outside of the store for the movie

T

November 3rd, 2011
6:30 pm

Why do people care about kim karsdashian? What real skill or talent does she have? Trace back to how she got famous and it’s disgusting that something like that could be the gateway to fortune and fame.

Gerald L Bryant

November 4th, 2011
1:47 pm

I just saw G Wave Productions, LLC and Lightning Rentals trucks set up on the 11th and 12th Streets near the Federal Reserve Bank on Peachtree Rd. 2 blocks from “The Marriage Counselor” shoots going on on Peachtree Place near the Margaret Mitchell House.
Disney put out a press release that G Wave has begun production of “Let It Shine” starring ler James Williams (”Everybody Hates Chris”). It’s supposed be a modern retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac/Roxanne story.

A press release I found online: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2011/10/20/production-has-begun-in-atlanta-on-let-it-shine-a-disney-channel-original-movie-413/20111020disney01/

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Paige Barton

November 8th, 2011
10:24 am

I was an in the orchestra as an extra when they filmed at the Cobb Centre. it was really cool!