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BIG MOVIE: Allison Janney & Jurnee Smollett Celebrate Their Emmy Nominations on the LOU Set in Vancouver


Allison Janney and Jurnee Smollett celebrate their Emmy nominations for their lead performances on comedy Mom and HBO drama Lovecraft Country on the set of their big Netflix movie Lou in Vancouver.

Allison Janney has long grey hair for the role and Jurnee Smollett looks wet.


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Allison Janney and Jurnee Smollett are starring in and executive producing the big-budget Netflix movie about neighbours in remote wilderness who team up to rescue the younger woman’s kidnapped daughter.

Lou started filming last month.

Originally scheduled to film last Spring, production was delayed because of the Covid pandemic.

New filming dates: June 10th to August 23rd.

Production Sign: GBP

A young girl is kidnapped. Her mother (Jurnee Smollett), with no other option, teams up with Lou (Allison Janney), the mysterious older woman next door, to pursue the kidnapper – a journey into the wilderness that will test their limits and expose dark and shocking secrets from their pasts. 

Director: Anna Foerster.

Cast: Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett.

Allison Janney in Mom.

Jurnee Smollett in Lovecraft Country.

Jurnee Smollett as the Black Canary in Birds of Prey.


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Writers: Maggie McGowan Cohn, Jack Stanley, Nick Cuse.

Producers: J.J. Abrams, Jon Cohen, Hannah Minghella, Braden Aftergood, Lindsey Weber, Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett.

Sources: Deadline: Hollywood, BC Production List, Production Weekly.


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