Kings Restaurant Closing for 'Perks' Movie Shoot

'Perks of Being a Wallflower' will be filming at Kings through the weekend.

on McMurray Road will be closed Thursday 2 p.m. through Saturday 5 p.m. for a movie shoot.

The movie crew will be filming scenes for "Perks of Being a Wallflower." Last week, the crew filmed scenes at a home along Mill Grove Road.  from a Patch reader. 

They've also been filming at .

The film is being directed by Upper St. Clair High School graduate Stephen Chbosky. It is based on Chbosky's book, "Perks of Being a Wallflower," which tells the story of an introvert freshman who learns everything from drug use to suicide after being taken on the wings by his step siblings.

The movie stars Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd and Kate Walsh. 

According to Kate Walsh's—star of ABC's "Private Practice"—Twitter page, Walsh is now back in Los Angeles. However, she sent out a number of tweets while filming in Pittsburgh.

May 16: "Just finished delicious day of shooting w/awesome pittsburgh peeps."

May 16: "Tw'orld! It rains in the burgh of Pitts, super party grateful for coffee."

May 13: "Still talking about the mussels @ Soba!"

May 13: "Also, to all the new tw'eeps, thanks for following me! Now let's get to the really important news: SOBA in pittsburgh: amazeballs!"

May 12: ":) tw'eeps, just wanna tell u I heart Pittsburgh! In other news...'Perks' cast all ROCK, especially Logan Lerman: amazeballs!"

May 9: "I guess word's out...yes, shooting 'perks of being a wallflower' it's AWESOME. A perfect script, delicious cast & fanfrickintastic director."


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