In case you missed it, the news of a Pinewood Studios-managed facility in Fayette County, south of Atlanta, was announced this afternoon by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
“Wow!” people have been saying all day, “So is Pinewood Studios really coming to Georgia?”
Well yeah, kind of. Right now the project is
Building momentum with its competitive tax incentives and a growing consensus of its long-term viability in the marketplace, Georgia has cemented its reputation as the Mecca for horror-film television series with the pending June 5th debut of MTV’s new dramatic series Teen Wolf (official website). Springing into place beside its spiritual siblings “Vampire Diaries” and “Walking Dead”, the re-imagined world of Teen Wolf will center around a typical teen named Scott whose entire life has been changed…
In case you missed the explosive* trailer featured during this evening’s Super Bowl XLV, a very sexy fifth installment of the popular Fast & Furious franchise entitled “Fast Five” is set to debut in theaters and IMAX on April 29th. Filmed in Georgia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Arizona and California, Fast Five is expected to supercharge the franchise as producers reunite
Memphis-based business journal “The Commercial Appeal” reported yesterday that Memphis, Tennessee, has lost their bid to play host to the remake of the 1980s hit film “Footloose” and that the production will instead be coming to Georgia. In an interview with the film’s director Craig Brewer (“Hustle & Flow”), Commercial Appeal describes how
Have we got some fun news for you!! But first: Have you ever seen the 1985 comedy Teen Wolf? It’s the story of Scott Howard (played by
Marty McFly… we mean, Michael J. Fox), a bland high school spud who discovers that he is descended from a long line of Werewolves and suddenly gets all the fame and adoration of his classmates due to his astonishing lycanthropic
We’ve been aware since late November that the Farrelly brothers (pictured above), famous for comedies like “Dumb & Dumber” and “There’s Something About Mary”, were likely to be bringing a new project to Georgia and yesterday Variety took the news public that “Hall Pass” would begin production in late February (consult the Variety link for details on the
Paramount will be shooting a sequel to the risque college romp “Road Trip” in Atlanta this fall. No word on whether actor Tom Green or any of the other cast members will be reprising their roles. Expectations are that the production will return to some of the same college campuses used in the original film, shot in the Atlanta area in 1999.
The Warner Brothers feature film “The Preacher’s Kid” is currently in principal photography in the Atlanta area. Preacher’s Kid follows the story of a prodigal daughter who defies her minister father to pursue her dream of a career as a traveling Gospel singer. Locations are said to include the historic Fox Theater and the Atlanta Civic Center.