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Ohio’s Carrie Coon coming to Cleveland’s Capitol Theatre; Midwesterners exploding on fall television and film

One thing I love about working on Midwest Movie Maker is that I’m always delighted when I discover new actors, actresses and filmmakers from the Midwest making it big on the silver screen.

Take for example Carrie Coon. Coon co-stars in the upcoming David Fincher flick Gone Girl. She plays Ben Affleck’s sister in the film. She also stars in the HBO show The Leftovers, as Nora Durst, and was nominated for a Tony Award in the Best Featured Actress category for her role in Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

And get this. Coon is from Copley, Ohio. Copley! That’s whereI’m from. Of course now I’m searching every nook and cranny of my memory to determine if I’ve ever met Coon. She’s a bit younger, so it’s not likely. Though she may have rented videos from the video store where I worked. So, you know, six degrees of K-Mart Video and all of that.

Anyway, Coon is coming to the Capitol Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio, to participate in a post-screening Q&A of
Gone Girl after the 7 p.m. s…