Samuel L. Jackson dines out in Center City ahead of shooting new movie

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 04:47PM
Samuel L. Jackson and restaurant owner Jane Guo pose for a picture on Monday night. (Jane G's)WPVI
PHILADELPHIA - Samuel L. Jackson was in town Monday night ahead of the start of production for his new movie, "Glass," directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

The actor ate dinner at Jane G's, a Szechuan Chinese Restaurant located at 1930 Chestnut Street.

Jackson posed for a photo with restaurant owner Jane Guo before leaving with his leftovers.

"Glass" will start filming in October in Philadelphia and Allentown.


M. Night Shyamalan tweeted that he feels "nervous and excited" about his upcoming project.


The film, set for a release in 2019, is a sequel to both the 2000 film "Unbreakable" and the 2016 film "Split."

Other big names co-starring in "Glass" include Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, and Sarah Paulson.

Jackson was not the only celebrity spotting in the city this week. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was in Philadelphia over the weekend. Zuckerberg stopped by Pat's King of Steaks on Sunday night:



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