Big movie news coming to Buffalo next week, film commissioner says

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Some big movie news is coming to Buffalo next week, Buffalo-Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark said.

Clark hinted at the news during an interview with News 4 about “Marshall”, a biopic about the life of first African-American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which was shot in Buffalo. “Marshall” will be released in October.

“There’s an announcement next week that people will be talking about a lot,” Clark said. “We’ve got a really big movie coming here in the fall- similar to the size and scope of “Marshall”.

Clark added that there’s a movie star in town currently, and there will be some more coming in this weekend.

Having large scale movies film in Buffalo- like “Marshall”- is great for the area’s economy, Clark said.

“I liken it to the Erie County Fair, where a lot of people come into the area and everything happens in a short period of time,” Clark said. “Restaurants, hotels, the fuel for the trucks and things like that.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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