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Sully, featuring local scenes, now in theaters

The movie Sully, featuring scenes shot at Candler Field Museum in Williamson, is now in movie theaters. The movie was directed by Clint Eastwood who visited Pike and stars Tom Hanks as Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew. A scene from the movie was filmed at Peach State Airport on the old side of the runway.  Ron Alexander’s Stearman Cloudboy appears in the part of the movie where a young Sully is learning to fly. The old restaurant is also pictured in one of the scenes.  Clint Eastwood spent the day at Peach State Airport when the film was being shot in October, 2015.

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