Tennessee tornado damages prison used in ‘The Green Mile,’ ‘Walk the Line’

VIDEO: Tornado damages prison used in ‘The Green Mile,’ ‘Walk the Line’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A piece of movie history has been damaged in the tornado that ripped through Tennessee this week.

The Tennessee State Prison which served as the filming locations for “The Green Mile” and “Walk the Line” was damaged by the storms, CNN reported.

The Tennessee Department of Correction posted a video of the wreckage. Brick walls collapsed and power poles fell to the ground.

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A storage building was destroyed and some vehicles parked at the prison were either damaged or are missing completely.

While the prison closed in 1992, and isn’t open to the public, people have seen inside thanks to films like the Stephen King-based “The Green Mile," CNN reported.

The Tennessee State Prison, which served as a filming location of "The Green Mile," was damaged in a deadly tornado.
The Tennessee State Prison, which served as a filming location of "The Green Mile," was damaged in a deadly tornado. (Tennessee Department of Corrections/Twitter)