He shot scenes in Kenton County, and the crew also filmed in Butler and Clermont county jails. The speaking part landed Jones a Screen Actors Guild card.
Several locals found parts as extras
Casting agency D. Lynn Meyers, which has dealt with multiple movie productions in the area, found a few faces from the region to appear as extras in the movie.
Huge production looked for local connection
Film Hamilton’s Steve Colwell, who has facilitated several big-screen productions coming to the area, said “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” is a huge production that was looking forward to filming in the region.
Movies made in the region draw interest
Several Butler County residents got bitten by the acting bug and made appearances in the movie “Tiger,” which filmed in the area in 2015 and starred Mickey Rourke along with Prem Singh in the title role.
“The Old Man and the Gun,” a movie produced by and starring Robert Redford, filmed scenes in downtown Hamilton last April. In addition to Redford, the movie featured Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover and Casey Affleck.
Tax credit still helping draw films to Ohio
In 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich increased the tax incentive that Ohio offers for film projects to be produced in Ohio from $20 million a year to $40 million a year for the next two years.