Trailer released for ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ movie filmed in Middletown

The trailer for the movie version of J.D. Vance’s book “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis” that was filmed in part in Middletown has been released.

The Netflix movie directed by Ron Howard stars Amy Adams and Glenn Close, and the trailer indicates it will be released Nov. 24 on Netflix and in select theaters.

Crews were in Middletown in August 2019 to film scenes for the movie.