After a train derailment, Ohio residents are living the plot of a movie they helped make

February 12, 2023

CNN —When Ben Ratner’s family signed up in 2021 to be extras in the movie “White Noise,” they thought it would be a fun distraction from their day-to-day life in blue-collar East Palestine, Ohio. The 2022 movie was shot around Ohio and is based on a novel by Don DeLillo. The Ratner family celebrates Halloween in their home in East Palestine, Ohio, in 2022. Support team members prepared to assess remaining hazards in East Palestine, Ohio, on February 7. Ohio National Guard/TwitterAlthough authorities have assured the residents that any immediate danger has passed, some residents have yet to return home.