A new drama-horror TV series on HBO plans to film in Elburn next month.
Elburn Village Administrator John Nevenhoven tells WSPY that village officials have met with production and location officials for the upcoming series, "Lovecraft Country."
Elburn was selected as a location to film a scene in the pilot episode.
The new HBO series, based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, follows characters Atticus Black, his friend Leti and his uncle George on a road trip across 1950's "Jim Crow America" in search of his missing father.
Starring in the show includes the likes of Jonathan Majors of ABC's "When We Rise," Courtney B. Vance, who starred as Johnnie Cochran in "American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson," Jurnee Smollett-Bell of "True Blood" and Aunjanue Ellis of "Quantico."
Nevenhoven says the filming will be done along Route 47, with a scene taking place in a "diner," which will be in the old Ream's Meat Market building on N. Main St. A vehicle chase is also expected.
Nevenhoven spoke about how Elburn was selected as a filming location.
Nevenhoven says filming will be taking place Wednesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 26.
Between 100 to 150 cast, crew, and production are expected to be in Elburn for the shoot. Nevenhoven says police will be coordinated with the show's private security for safety, traffic and crowd controls.
The majority of the series is expected to be shot in Atlanta, Georgia, though other parts of Illinois will apparently be used to film.
Nevehoven says the village has been informed that the show will be seeking extras around the area. More information will be sent out closer to filming.
When the show and series will air has not yet been announced.