Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup: ‘Finding Carter’, ‘Passengers’ and More!
Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of September 20th- September 26th, including sightings for Finding Carter, Passengers and more!
- Fist Fight, starring Charlie Day and Ice Cube, will shoot in the state starting in October.
- Ben Affleck will be back again! His new film Live By Night is set to shoot on the “1300 block of Newcastle Street and parts of Grant Street in Brunswick, GA”
- 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 than likely film in, Atlanta
- Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead.
- 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 has been shooting on Cove Rd in Manchester all week
- Mother’s Day filmed in Decatur this week and used an, um, interesting prop for a scene. They were also spotted at Wilton Dr and Plainview Dr in Decatur.
- Basecamp for Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s new film Passengers was spotted near the Fox Theatre in Atlanta
- MTV series Finding Carter filmed at Ponce De Leon Parkway and Oakdale Dr in Decatur
- Outkast’s own Big Boi put on a surprise concert for Whiskey Park guests (where were we?!)
- Jennifer Lawrence is officially in town! She’ll be here for the next few weeks filming her movie Passengers (co-starring Chris Pratt!)
- Zac Efron. Shirtless. That is all.
- Zac’s Neighbors 2 co-star Seth Rogen dined at Flip in Poncey Highlands this week
- Check out these Mother’s Day set photos featuring Kate Hudson!
- The Originals is looking for extras for a Thanksgiving festival scene
‘THE ORIGINALS’ MULTIPLE CASTINGS FOR TUES 9/29 Thanksgiving Festival scene!! Casting for MEN and WOMEN, ages 18 to 75, all ethnicities for another cool, fun Nola Festival scene in our French Quarter set in CONYERS, GA This should be a fun mix of the following types: NOLA LOCAL / ARTSY & COOL types, TOURIST types to be festival goers ATHLETIC / PHYSICALLY FIT TYPES to be runners!! In the scene some people are running a very short, light hearted marathon with a Thanksgiving theme. A few will be costumed. If you have running/athletic ability, please note that in your submission but please be aware this will not be an intense run. Experience will be helpful for types/attire mainly. IMPORTANT NOTES Filming in CONYERS, and start time will be early morning and will work all day. The pay is $64 for 8 with O.T. after that List CAR info just in case we need a few cars, as directed below PLEASE SUBMIT to [email protected] AND put “TURKEY DAY” in the subject line INCLUDE: CURRENT PHOTOS- CLEAR photos – a good face photo from the shoulders up, and another from the waist or knees up… and make sure we can see your current hair length and color, facial hair, etc… in at least one of the photos. AND List the following in the body of your email: First and Last Name PHONE NUMBER (s) Email address CITY and STATE where you live (or where you will coming from) Age Height Weight INCLUDE SIZES so that we have them just in case we need them: Women: Dress size, Bust/Bra size, waist, pants, and Shoe Men: Jacket/Coat, collar, sleeve, waist, inseam and Shoe AND CAR INFO – YEAR, COLOR, MAKE and MODEL (LIST this info, under your stats) AND List IF you have experience as a runner, athletic, etc… to be considered for those spots. NOTE: YOU MUST BE WILLING TO WORK AS A LOCAL HIRE IN CONYERS, GA. #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #theoriginals #thecw
- Bastards needs moms!
‘BASTARDS’ CASTING IN ATLTANTA NEED TWO MOMS Needs to have 1980’s style hair – No highlights. Women ages 30-45 Any Ethnicity Work Date: Oct 5th Must be avail for a fitting Friday 25th Location: Tucker GA Rate: 64/8 – OT after 8 hours If you are available then please email [email protected] Include 3 pics (head and body) age, ht, wt, and all contact info. Subject: MOM!! #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #bastardsmovie #owenwilson #edhelms A photo posted by Oz Magazine (@ozmagazine) on
- Ben Affleck’s new movie Live By Night is looking for extras that can work late-Oct. through Nov
- Wynona Ryder’s Netflix series Stranger Things needs kids for a photoshoot
- Fist Fight, the new film starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day, is looking for young adults that can pass as high schoolers
- A casting call for The Walking Dead leaked and although the role SAYS Orin, we feel like it could be for another long awaited bad guy whose name rhymes with Vegan. (Pure speculation, but let us know what you think)
- Powers is looking for season 2 extras including tech types, amputees and cosplayers
- Mother’s Day is looking for 100 extras for a huge scene shooting in October
Decoded Production Signs
- PLASS-Passengers (unconfirmed)
- HSN-Hot Summer Nights
- T2P- Neighbors 2
- FALCON- Mother’s Day
- DS1- Detours
- SF-The Walking Dead
- 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.
- 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 tomorrow, Sept. 26th. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mockingjayand Insurgent were among the movies filmed there
A huge thanks to FanBolt Editor-in-Chief Emma Loggins, 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: MTV