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Oprah, Brad Pitt-produced film shooting in Avondale

Avondale Estates Kirkwood

Oprah, Brad Pitt-produced film shooting in Avondale

Film trucks in the Avondale Estates First Baptist Church Parking Lot. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt
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Film trucks in the Avondale Estates First Baptist Church Parking Lot. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

Film trucks in the Avondale Estates First Baptist Church Parking Lot. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

A reader noticed film trucks and trailers in the Avondale Estates First Baptist Church parking lot and wanted to know more.

City Manager Clai Brown said the crews are filming the movie “Selma,” a film produced by Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt about the Civil Rights marches in Selma, Ala.

Projectcasting.com describes the movie as a “MLK biopic.”

According to Projectcasting.com, the movie, “centers on three marches from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.”

Actor David Oyelowo will play Martin Luther King Jr., according to Internet Movie Database. Actor Wendell Pierce will play Hosea Williams.

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