Clint Eastwood ignores Hollywood ban on Georgia and plans to shoot new movie there

Clint Eastwood does not care about Alyssa Milano’s crusade to end filming in Georgia over the abortion bill passed earlier this year.

”The Ballad of Richard Jewell”, which stars Olivia Wilde, John Hamm and Sam Rockwell is about Richard Jewell, the man who saved hundreds of people during the 1996 Olympic bombings in Atlanta.

Since Governor Brian Kemp signed the bill into law, banning abortions after a heartbeat is detected, almost all of Hollywood has called for a boycott on filming in the state. Alyssa Milano led the charge, writing a letter to express her disgust that women’s rights were under attack.

“As actors, our work often brings us to Georgia. We’ve always found your state to be populated with friendly and caring people,” the letter begins. ”We’ve been glad to bring millions of dollars in revenue to support Georgia’s schools, parks and communities. But we cannot in good conscience continue to recommend our industry remain in Georgia if H.B. 481 becomes law.”

“This dangerous and deeply-flawed bill mimics many others which have already been deemed unconstitutional. As men who identify as small-government conservatives, we remind you that government is never bigger than when it is inside a woman’s body or in her doctor’s office. This bill would remove the possibility of women receiving reproductive healthcare before most even know they are pregnant and force many women to undergo unregulated, hidden procedures at great risk to their health.”

Eastwood doesn’t seem to be joining the crowd and the movie will begin filming this summer.

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