Brad Pitt's HBO Mini-Series 'Lewis and Clark' to Film in Atlanta
HBO's new mini-series 'Lewis and Clark' will film in Atlanta, Georgia this summer.According to Georgia.org, Brad Pitt's new HBO miniseries, 'Lewis and Clark' is going to film in the Peach State. The new miniseries will focus on the achievements of Lewis and Clark as well as the physical and emotional toll it takes with them. The new series will be produced by Tom Hank’s Playtone production, Plan B’s Brad Pitt and Edward Norton’s Class 5’s production company. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Casey Affleck will star in the six-hour miniseries centering around the historical expedition of Lewis and Clark. ‘Lewis & Clark’ is based on Stephen E. Ambrose’s book Undaunted Courage.
Affleck will star as Meriwether Lewis in the story of America’s first contact with the land and the native tribes of the country west of the Mississippi River. The drama tells the epic journey of the Corps of Discovery and its captains, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, as they traverse uncharted territory on a mission to deliver President Jefferson’s message of sovereignty and search for the fabled all-water route to the Pacific.Casting directors held several open casting calls for speaking roles in the movie while it filmed in Alberta, Canada. Filming for the new HBO series should start in the next few weeks. For the latest casting news check out the latest casting calls in Atlanta here. What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.