J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele HBO Series to Start Filming in Chicago
Chicago has become quite the happening place to film your television show.
Set to start filming in the Windy City in July is the new HBO series from recent Oscar winner for the film Get Out Jordan Peele and Star Wars J.J. Abrams.
The series is titled Lovecraft Country and is about Atticus Black's road trip across 1950's Jim Crow America. Joining Black own his journey is his best friend and the two will be searching for Black's missing father.
Peele, who's most well known for his work on the Comedy Central series Key & Peele, has described the series on Twitter as a social thriller/horror project. It is based on the 2016 book of the same title.
Both Abrams and Peele are set to serve as executive producers on the project, with Hostiles star Jonathon Majors and Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell in the staring roles.
Lovecraft Country is set to join the likes of Empire, Chicago P.D., Chicago Med, and Chicago Fire to film in Chicago. A new show from Comedy Central South Side is also set to start filming in Chicago this summer.
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