Filming Netflix Movie In Eastern KY

A best selling book set in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky will soon be on a small screen near you.Netflix had the winning bid on turning J.D. Vance’s story “Hillbilly Elegy” into a movie.Our news partners at the Lexington Herald-Leader report Ron Howard, known for his role on the Andy Griffith Show and for directing hit films like “A Beautiful Mind”, “The Da Vinci Code” and “Apollo 13” will be one of the producers for the production.The book is based on Vance’s personal story about being from Breathitt County before moving to Ohio with his family to find work.Deadline Hollywood reports the movie is expected to be shot later in 2019. The cast is not set yet.

Source: MG News

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