“What Men Want,” the film set and filmed in Atlanta, opened in theaters on Friday, Feb. 8.
The AJC's Najja Parker sat down with the film’s star Taraji P. Henson (Empire, Hidden Figures), producer Will Packer (Girls Trip, Think Like A Man) and director Adam Shankman (Being Mary Jane, A Walk to Remember) for the latest episode of the accessAtlanta podcast.
Henson, Packer and Shankman share the places they frequent when filming in Atlanta and discuss their legacies in the film industry.
Plus, host Shane Harrison shares things to do in and around Atlanta over the next 10 days, including The Wolves at Horizon Theatre and Trevor Noah at the Fox.
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