Clint Eastwood Defies Hollywood Ban of Georgia Filming With ‘Jewel’

Director Clint Eastwood will film his movie about Richard Jewell's fight to restore his good name after being vilified by the liberal media in 1996 as a liar and bomber, in Georgia where the drama in real life took place. ( photo)

CNS News – Despite the boycott of filming in Georgia launched by Hollywood liberals angry over the state’s new pro-life Heartbeat law, director Clint Eastwood will be making his latest movie, The Battle of Richard Jewell, in Atlanta this summer.

“Clint Eastwood will perform new film in Georgia despite abortion bill boycott,” tweeted NBC Charlotte June 25. The movie is about Richard Jewell, a security guard who discovered a bomb at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Ga., saving countless lives. Jewell was initially hailed as a hero and then was viewed as a suspect.

The liberal media criticized Jewell relentlessly and essentially practiced “trial by media.” Eventually, however, Jewell was completely exonerated and the real bomber, Eric Rudolph, captured.

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