Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup: ‘Neighbors 2’, ‘The Walking Dead’ and More!
Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of September 13th- September 19th, including sightings for Neighbors 2, The Walking Dead and more!
- Winona Ryder’s Netflix series Stranger Things will being filming in the state soon and is currently hiring crew members
- More Marvel is headed our way! Thor: Ragnarock will shoot in the city at Pinewood Studios in 2016
- Chris Evans’ new film Gifted will shoot in Savannah and production is looking for crew members and vendors
- Clint Eastwood’s film about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, starring Tom Hanks, will film in Georgia.
- Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in Feb 2016 (the exact date is allegedly Feb 15th)
- Lee Daniels is developing Star,a new TV series for FOX that will be based in, and more thank likely filmed in, Atlanta
- Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead.
- Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt will be here to shoot their new moviePassengers, so be on the lookout for two of FanBolt’s favorite celebs!
- Daniel Radcliffe’s new film Young Americans is heading here to film in October
- HBO has ordered a full season of Brothers in Atlanta, so look out for that to begin shooting in the state in the near future
Currently In Production
- The Walking Dead was seen shooting out at Everee Inn Rd in Griffin, GA
- Signs for Neighbors 2 (T2P) were spotted around town (Great pic @PreciousDavi!)
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- Mother’s Day was seen shooting near Jimmy Carter Blvd in Norcross, GA.
- A sign for Detours was spotted on the exit for 10th street, pointing westward down 10th street in Atlanta
- The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder visited an animal sanctuary outside of Atlanta this week:
- Chloe Grace Moretz is in town shooting her film Neighbors 2, co-starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen
- Bastards, starring Ed Helms, Owen Wilson, Ving Rhames and J.K. Simmons, is casting extras and stand-ins
- Powers‘ second season will begin shooting soon and they’re looking for extras
- Netflix series Stranger Things is looking for cars from the 1960s to the 1980s
- Sleepy Hollow is looking for a “a REAL Doctor to play a 1700s Soldier” in a scene on Monday
- They’re also casting for a servant extra:
‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ CASTING IN ATLANTA Background Artists Casting Atlanta: looking for a Caucasian female extra to work a period scene, Thursday, September 24th in Decatur, GA. Will work a min 8hrs. CAUCASIAN FEMALE: Age 21 – 40; size 34B bust; 27 waist — please note if you have food serving experience in your submission** Must be available to come in for a fitting Monday morning; 9/21 If available email recent photo, include name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes), firstname.lastname@example.org; MUST LIVE IN ATLANTA AREA: SUBJECT LINE: “SERVANT” Please indicate whether or not you live in Atlanta if you have an out of state number. Extra rate is $60/8; overtime after 8hrs; plus $10 Fitting Bump #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #theCW #vampirediaries A photo posted by Oz Magazine (@ozmagazine) on
- Neighbors 2 needs drug dealers (yes, you read that right)
Decoded Production Signs
- T2P- Neighbors 2
- FALCON- Mother’s Day
- DS1- Detours
- SH-Sleepy Hollow
- OC-Offer and Compromise
- LANTRAC- Miracles from Heaven
- HF-Home Free
- SN- Sleepless Nights
- C4- The Hunger Games- Mockingjay Part 2
- Scorpion- Keeping Up with the Joneses
- O/OO- Rings
- Element- Divergent: Allegient
- IDB- In Dubious Battle
- SRS2- Survivor’s Remorse
- BIA- Brothers in Atlanta
- SNC- Being Mary Jane
- GOS- Game of Silence
- 1159- Containment
- WHO- Finding Carter
- HCF- Halt and Catch Fire
- TOGS- The Originals
- SDS- The Game
- DM- Devious Maids
- LOC- The Vampire Diaries
- RR2- The Red Road
- Sic’Em- Powers
Miscellaneous (But Still Interesting) Stuff
- Find out who’s hiring in the film industry on the Georgia Help Wanted Hotline page.
Photos were captured from The Walking Dead set of a character who looks an awful like comic book favorite Paul ‘Jesus’ Monroe
- The official trailer for the Atlanta-filmed movie The 5th Wave dropped this week
- A new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 was released this week and man is it emotional
- Project Casting and the GA Film & Music site both have great lists of all of the productions that are currently filming or headed here soon.
- Frequent Atlanta filming location Pullman Yard will be opening up to the public for a day of fun on Sept. 26th. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mockingjay and Insurgent were among the movies filmed there
A huge thanks to FanBolt Editor-in-Chief Emma Loggins, @PreciousDavi, Atlanta Movie Tours and Carrie Burns, Creative Loafing, The Buzz, @ATLWood411, On Location Vacations, Atlanta Magazine, Jennifer Brett and @Peachyscoop for the tips!
If you have any filming location tips and/or celebrity sightings, be sure to tweet us at @FanBolt or me at @TheJasmineAlyce with the hashtag #ATLFilm or #AtlantaFilming and you could end up in the weekly roundup! Also, if there’s anything you’d like to see included that we currently don’t, let us know!
Be sure to check back every Friday and see where some of your favorite TV shows, movies and stars have been spotted in Georgia.
Photo Credit: Universal Pictures