A car flies through downtown Birmingham, flips into the air, and lands upside down on it’s hood.
The man driving it, is applauded.
“This is every little kids dream come true to do this kind of stuff on a film set and get paid for it,” explains Kevin Watterman. He is the one who was behind the wheel, and is the Assistant Stunt coordinator for the movie “LIVE”
The action packed flick staring Actor Aaron Eckhart has been filming in downtown Birmingham all month – and has included chases, explosions, gunfire and crashes.
Crews even tried out a new hamster wheel like apparatus they created to make a car roll multiple times in one take.
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Aaron with director Steven C Miller
If you’re driving in downtown Birmingham, take a good look at the cop in the car next to you. It just might be actor Aaron Eckhart, who’s in town filming an action movie, “Live.” The police thriller, directed by Steven C. Miller, focuses on a disgraced cop who’s searching for the police commissioner’s kidnapped daughter with the help of an online reporter.
Eckhart, 50, has generated a dose of excitement here since the movie started filming on May 15. The star has graciously posed for selfies with fans during his work breaks and off days. Also, onlookers have shared photos and video clips from the set on social media. Here’s a sampling of those posts, along with a few updates from director Miller.
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Despite a few streets being blocked downtown and traffic detours, Birmingham is embracing the filming of the action movie ‘Live’ starring Aaron Eckhart.
Social media has been buzzing with Eckhart sightings, and just yesterday he took some time out of his busy schedule to meet with Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama.
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Aaron Eckhart and director Steve C. Miller at the Birmingham Barons game on Sunday, May 20, 2018
‘Live,’ featuring Hollywood star Aaron Eckhart, began filming Tuesday morning. It’s the most recent of several movies that have chosen Birmingham in the last several months. Leaders from Create Birmingham say this one features a much bigger budget and more action than any of the others.
“We’re going to have car crashes and explosions and hovering helicopters, gun fights,” Create Birmingham president Buddy Palmer said. “So they’ll be cars rocketing out of alleyways downtown. It’s going to be fun.”
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“Gotham’s” Ben McKenzie will star opposite Aaron Eckhart in the Solution Entertainment Group film “Live,” sources tell Variety.
“Marauders” helmer Steve C. Miller will direct the movie with Jeremy Drysdale penning the script. Courtney Eaton has also joined the cast.
The pic takes place over the course of two hours and follows a disgraced cop who is put in charge of finding the police commissioner’s kidnapped daughter, Penny, who’s trapped somewhere in the city and running out of time. With a deranged killer on his heels, Penny’s only hope is teaming up with an ambitious young online reporter who films the wild chase live.
Read more at the source: Variety