‘The Last Castle’

Celebrity Q&A, History, On the Road, Traditions
on July 20, 2008

Where was the building that was used as the prison “castle” in the movie The Last Castle?

—John Dorough, Beaumont, Texas

The 2001 movie about a court-martialed general (Robert Redford) and his clash with a corrupt military prison warden (James Gandolfini) was filmed on location at a real prison, the now-closed Tennessee State Penitentiary in Nashville. “