HOLLYWOOD came to King George V Ave yesterday sparking a hive of commotion and intrigue along the normally sleepy strip.
Dozens of buses and trucks laden with film paraphernalia and crew descended on the picturesque location early yesterday morning, ready for another day of filming of the Angelina Jolie-helmed movie, Unbroken.
Tight security denied many curious onlookers the chance to dabble in some celebrity spotting but those living along the avenue were treated to a few glimpses of the tiny megastar.
Dressed in black slacks, a baggy black top and a cream and black floppy hat, Jolie chatted with her film crew as they went about preparing the cast for a bicycle scene.
A cameraman, sitting astride a buggy, captured the moment.
Raymond Brennan, who lives at the Paradise end of King George V Ave, spent much of the day watching the organised chaos unfold from his front yard.
“The only thing I’ve observed is that she has constantly got her mouth going pushing out messages, which is what I guess you do when you’re directing,” he said.
“There are a hell of a lot of people trying to get close to them but they won’t let them in.”
Mr Brennan’s daughter Renae had been popping back and forth to her parents’ house for most of the day.
“It’s exciting to see part of the movie made,” Ms Brennan said.
“It’s a nice setting and it will bring a bit of heritage into their movie, and it’s a bit of something for Tamworth. There’s been big hype around Werris Creek.”
Hordes of people turned out to Werris Creek on Thursday to watch the first day of filming, which took place mainly along Single St.
It is not known whether Ms Jolie, who is here with three of her children, will stay in Tamworth during the weekend.
Filming will resume in Werris Creek at the historic Railway Station on Monday.