If you can’t get enough Matthew McConaughey sightings in the Greater Birmingham Area, we have a brand new one for you! According to the Daily Mountain Eagle, the actor is currently filming his upcoming movie The Rivals of Amziah King in nearby Walker County. But, he’s not the only famous actor on set. Read on for the scoop.
Filming in Jasper
Mark the date and the place, film buffs and McConaughey fans—filming for the crime thriller The Rivals of Amziah King is happening today, July 25 at Camp O’Rear in Jasper. The staging location? Freedom Assembly of God.
The cherry on top? Church officials told the Daily Mountain Eagle that famous actor Kurt Russell will also be in Jasper filming scenes for the movie this week.
If you’ve been following Bham Now the past few weeks, we’ve revealed some great McConaughey sightings. Here’s a recap:
- May 22: Casting for The Rivals of Amziah King starring Matthew McConaughey begins in Birmingham.
- June 15: Jefferson County residents report McConaughey spottings in Bessemer, Mountain Brook, Pell City and at the Frothy Monkey in downtown Birmingham.
- June 30: Additional Matthew McConaughey and crew sightings in Hoover and Winston County
- July 5: A local Birmingham Pastor invites Matthew McConaughey and community to see The Rivals of Amziah King with her church.
- July 14: We spoke with mother/daughter duo Jessica and Charlotte Daviston who were extras in the film to find out what it was like.
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