New movie, directed by Cheektowaga native, to be shot in WNY

(Photo of Bill Fichtner by John Russo, courtesy of

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A new movie is going to be shot in western New York, and the director is a Cheektowaga native.

William Fichtner, known for acting in movies such as The Dark Knight and Black Hawk Down, will be at the Buffalo History Museum on Tuesday for a briefing on his new movie.

Principal photography for the movie, Cold Brook, will start in the Buffalo area this Wednesday. According to Fichtner, the movie is about coming home– he described it as film centered around two ordinary men setting out on an extraordinary adventure.

This movie will be Fichtner’s directorial debut. He co-wrote it along with Kim Coates who is starring 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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