Elijah Kelly to be in LaGrange on Friday
Troup High grad stars in ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’
Troup High School graduate and movie star Elijah Kelley will premier his third film in LaGrange on Friday.
Kelley is starring in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” with Forrest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and others. The movie opens Friday.
The film is loosely based on the life of Eugene Allen, a White House butler who served eight American presidents for more than three decades.
Kelley portrays the son of one of the main characters, Cecil and Gloria Gaines, played by Whitaker and Winfrey.
He will meet fans and share a motivational message on Lafayette Square from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, then walk to Carmike LaGrange 10 to watch the movie.
Kelley has starred in “Hairspray” and “Red Tails.”
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