Director Craig Brewer plans to shoot most of his next movie in Tennessee -- but not in his hometown of Memphis, he said Thursday.
The Memphis-based writer-director's next project will be "Maggie Lynn," a country music-themed film he hopes to shoot in 2007 mostly in Nashville and East Tennessee, making it the first Brewer film to be made outside the immediate Memphis area.
"His new story has the mountains in it, and we don't have mountains," acknowledged Memphis and Shelby County Film Commissioner Linn Sitler, currently in Nashville promoting legislation to increase incentives for filmmakers in the state.
Friday, May 26, 2006
Maggie Lynn -- but not in Memphis
Here's John Beifuss' story in the CA about Craig Brewer's next movie -- which is heading for the hills:
Posted by Jon W. Sparks at 9:32 AM