Local restaurant in Rochester, Minnesota was the backdrop for an upcoming movie!

A local restaurant in Rochester, Minnesota that is known for a huge, giant pig, is now known for being in the movies!  Yep, a film crew was in town, and the restaurant we all know as Cheap Charlie's is now famous.

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According to Fox 47, a movie crew showed up at Cheap Charlie's on Sunday to film a movie that is currently in production called "The Ballad of Travis Hunter".  According to IMDB.com, this movie is about a struggling country singer who comes home after years of being on the road with the hope of one last chance to correct wrongs made and reunite with loved ones he abandoned.

List of actors in the new movie that was shot in Rochester, Minnesota

Rochester, Minnesota is now going Hollywood! Ok, not exactly but we did have a movie crew here recently at a restaurant called Cheap Charlies. They were here and filming for an upcoming movie called "The Ballad of Travis Hunter". Below are a list of the actors and actresses featured in this upcoming film that will be out in 2022.

What other celebrities have been in Rochester, Minnesota?

We know that Mayo Clinic is in our backyard and that many people from all over the world come to Rochester for medical care.  Yes, celebrities are included in that.  Although it is kept quiet when they fly into the Med City, many of our neighbors have been the people who have been there, by their side, to help.  For the rest of us that don't work at Mayo Clinic, sometimes we hear a rumor that a huge plane is at the airport or happen to see a celeb around town and that is how we find out who might be in town.

Some celebrities have been very open about their time in Rochester and the care that they have received during their visit, including the list of very famous celebrities below.

12 Celebrities Who Have Been Patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

When you are one of the best hospitals in the world, you are going to attract some celebrities. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has seen quite a few throughout its history.

Wow! Check out how Rochester has changed throughout the years in these Google photos.

As we are soaring down Hwy 52, it is hard to imagine what life was like in our town before the Target store was built where it is today. Or the house that you live in now, at one point in town, that wasn't there. In fact, Rochester has grown so fast throughout the years, most of our houses weren't even around 50 years ago! Don't believe me? Look through these photos to get a glimpse of what Rochester was like years ago.