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“We ask all of you if you’re looking for your big break, instead of trying to enter the set, filming area or disregard security to get noticed, send in a headshot to Hollywood … We are pretty sure something like this will get the attention that you seek from movie directors everywhere. Remember, they are trying to do a job and we are also so please respect the process. We will have security everywhere. Glamour shots are the way to go. Respect the set,” according to the Facebook post.
Film crews will be working on eight streets in the city during the four-day shooting schedule in Middletown. About 125 people will be working on the Middletown film shooting.
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Academy Award winner Ron Howard is directing the film adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” that was written by J.D. Vance about growing up in Middletown and in Jackson, Ky. The memoir was a bestseller released in 2016.
Netflix purchased the film rights for $45 million in a heating bidding war earlier this year.
“Hillbilly Elegy” will feature several major film stars that include Amy Adams, Glenn Close and Gabriel Basso.