BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) - Birmingham's historic Clubhouse on Highland Avenue is the setting for the film "Clubhouse" starring Tim Abell along with actress Leslie Easterbrook and Christopher Murray. The film is being produced by a local production company called Rich Street Productions in association with Shape Films & Magic Studios.
An independent feature drama entitled "Clubhouse" featuring director Yuri Shapochka and Director of Photography David Brower is a thought provoking story about wisdom, strength, and justice. Tim Abell, a former US Army Ranger w/ 2/75th Ranger Bn, plays Robert McKenzie, a disabled veteran and hero of the Iraq War, who restores an old clubhouse that was built by his ancestors in an isolated town. His peaceful life is interrupted when he receives a strange, official letter from the city evicting him from his house. As Robert learns that the city government is corrupt and the legal papers were forged, he tracks down the offenders one by one. The movie is set in a stately old home on Highland Ave. The story revolves around efforts by assorted sinister characters to seize control of the century-old mansion from the humble owner.