Movie shoot slows traffic on uptown streets

06/29/2014 8:13 PM

06/29/2014 10:57 PM

Traffic was slowed in uptown Charlotte on Sunday as crews filmed a movie starring Mickey Rourke.

Tryon Street near the Square and the uptown branch of the public library were partially blocked for filming.

According to the movie tracking site, the comedy-drama “Ashby” “follows the relationship between a high school student and a retired CIA assassin who only has months to live,” played by Rourke.

Sarah Silverman and Emma Roberts are also reportedly in the movie.

It was unclear whether any roads would be closed on Monday. Staff writer Mike Reader contributed.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

Charlotte Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service