ATLANTA — Warner Bros has officially announced a release date for “The Ballad of Richard Jewell,” a movie about the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing.
Deadline reports the movie will come out on December 13.
Paul Walter Hauser stars as the lead, a security guard at the event, falsely accused of planning the attack.
He was later exonerated and seen as a hero.
The news came on the heels of Georgia’s controversial heartbeat law that is impacting the booming film and television industry.
Kathy Bates, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, and Sam Rockwell all-star in the movie, and have been seen around town during their time off-set.
Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta is the site of the greatest victory of the 1996 Olympics, in the face of unimaginable tragedy.
A lone terrorist crashed the joyous, international celebration that was beginning its ninth day.
But Atlanta, even in the grief he caused, would not let "the little man with the big bomb" win, in the words of one of the survivors.
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