President Snow (Donald Sutherland, left) and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman, right) in THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. Photo Credit: Murray Close
Little more than an hour before Super Bowl XLVIII cranked up in East Rutherford, New Jersey, emails began going out to people working on the latest Hunger Games installment “Mockingjay – Part 1” informing them with “heavy heart” that today’s shooting work would be suspended out of respect for the passing of celebrated actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed unexpectedly from
Hey Mister White, who’s that up on stage? Why it’s actor Aaron Paul, star of the new movie Need for Speed, onstage at E3 2013! And what’s he doing? He’s showing some behind-the-scenes footage from the movie, currently nearing its wrap in Georgia! Let’s watch the video now!! (after the cut)
In a total scoop for Film Georgia we are pleased to report that a Franco-Egyptian Entertainment Consortium PDA has announced that it is bringing the popular romantic teen drama “Momies Jeunes Dans l’Amour” to American audiences and have selected Georgia as their preferred shooting destination. Originally rumored to be a Tim Burton project, this new series is expected to begin production in early April. The English translation of the title for the French/Arab project may sound silly…
Today we’re featuring a YouTube video by Craig Miller, co-President of the Georgia Production Partnership, owner of Craig Miller Productions, and Executive Producer of C Pictures. Craig’s video “Film Tourism in GA” neatly sums up what professionals in the motion picture industry have long known: the unsung “ripple” effect of the movie business is that it can (and does) help drive tourism to filming locations. In the tourism business this is known as “Film Tourism”; a type of tourism directly driven by a desire to visit real life filming locations seen in movies and television shows. For 70 years the film
Actress Mo’Nique, best known as Nikki Parker from the UPN network sitcom “The Parkers”, is currently taping episodes of “The Mo’Nique Show” at Turner’s TBS Studios in downtown Atlanta. Shot in front of a live studio audience, the show currently airs weeknights on BET (Viacom) at 11pm EST, 10pm Central. Tickets are available by request from
The production Zombieland was spotted down in Newnan a few days ago, transforming its quaint downtown into an apocalyptic wasteland straight out of a 1970s Charleton Heston film. The film’s biggest name, Woody Harrelson was spotted picking his way amidst the wreckage and the people of Newnan were quite excited at the opportunity to have their town appear in this horror/comedy.