Hollywood

Lakewood Fairgrounds From the AJC.com: The vote appeared to be a no-brainer for the Atlanta City Council: Approve a multi-million dollar, 50-year lease to rent out the Lakewood Fairgrounds to EUE/Screen Gems and move Atlanta a step closer to Hollywood. It ultimately was approved 13-0, but not without a fierce battle over the language in […]

From the AJC.com: The Atlanta City Council is expected to approve Monday a leasing agreement with EUE/Screen Gems, Ltd., a film and television production company which plans to transform a portion of Lakewood Fairgrounds into the area’s first state-of-the-art studio complex. The deal, with backing from Mayor Kasim Reed, would be a boon to the […]

From CNN: Tyler Perry has done it yet again. His latest opus to the melodrama of marriage, “Why Did I Get Married Too,” landed at No. 2 at the box office last weekend, with a gross of $29 million. But at this point in Perry’s career, his ability to sell movie tickets in spite of […]