AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – “The Queen,” a movie that was shot in Augusta back in 2019, is set to debut in theaters and streaming platforms on July 15.
“The Royal” tells the story of Willie Mays Aikens and his comeback story.
The production of the films mainly took place in Augusta and the surrounding area.
Film Augusta was instrumental in bringing film to Augusta, and while the film was in town, it helped the community greatly.
“In addition to hiring a local crew, The Royal achieved economic impact in Augusta by paying local location fees, housing the crew in local hotels, hiring several local extras and using additional local services,” said Jennifer Bowen, Film Augusta liaison. .
“The Royal” will be shown in theaters in select cities and will initially be streamed on Vudu, Apple TV and Pay Per View.