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Atlanta Filming Weekly Roundup: ‘Passengers,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and More!

Atlanta Filming Weekly Roundup: ‘Passengers,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and More!

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What’s filming in Atlanta now? Despite a number of projects having wrapped already for the year, there was actually a lot of sightings around the city this week, from multiple instagrams from Wil Wheaton exploring the city (and fighting Atlanta traffic) to multiple projects seen filming around the city. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Lauren Graham was spotted along with Netflix’s new project Stranger Things starring Winona Ryder. Not to mention, Passengers is filming today at the Atlanta airport.

Your Atlanta Filming Roundup is below!

Atlanta Filming: Coming Soon

  • Edgar Wright’s new film Baby Driver will film in Atlanta (The film stars Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, and Ansel Elgort)
  • It’s confirmed that the new Spider-Man will film in Atlanta
  • Divergent: Allegiant Part 2 will film 12/13 – 12/20 before likely pausing for Christmas
  • Jermaine Dupree and Queen Latifah’s new Lifetime series The Rap Game will film in Atlanta
  • A Tupac biopic, All Eyez On Me, is set to shoot in the state soon and are looking for crew members
  • Rumors are circling that we might land  Jurassic World 2
  • Donald Glover’s FX comedy Atlanta was picked up for a full season and will film here in the near future
  • Lee Daniels’ new series Star will shoot in Atlanta beginning this month!
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in February 2016 (the exact date is rumored to be Feb 15th)
  • Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, and that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead!
  • Daniel Radcliffe’s new film Young Americans is heading to Atlanta to film

Atlanta Filming Spotted: Currently in Production

  • Passengers (starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) is filming today at the Atlanta airport.
  • Netflix’s Stranger Things was spotted filming south of the city in Stockbridge.
  • Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life was spotted on Wednesday filming off Irwin in the MLK historical area.
  • Bravo’s new pilot True Fiction was spotted on Wednesday filming at Oxford College in Covington.

Celebrity Sightings in Atlanta

Atlanta Casting Calls

'VAMPIRE DIARIES’ CASTING IN ATLANTA (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY) Looking for a CAUCASIAN FEMALE to work as a BODY DOUBLE on our upcoming episode. Will work one day, tentative shoot date is Jan 12th 2016. . See below. Body-Double — Caucasian Female; age 18- 35, 5’5 – 5’7, 105 -120lbs, dress size 0-2, must be comfortable filming in pasties and a partial nude suite, please submit full body pictures in swim wear or attire where body type is clearly visible. If available email recent photo, include name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes), [email protected]; MUST LIVE IN ATLANTA AREA: SUBJECT LINE: “BODY-DOUBLE” (Please indicate whether or not you live in Atlanta if you have an out of state number) #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #vampirediaries

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'THE VAMPIRE DIARIES' CASTING IN ATLANTA (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY) Looking for a CAUCASIAN FEMALE to work as a BODY DOUBLE on our upcoming episode. Will work one day, tentative shoot date is Jan 12th 2016. See below. Body-Double — Caucasian Female; age 18- 35, 5’5 – 5’7, 105 -120lbs, dress size 0-2, must be comfortable filming in pasties and a partial nude suite, please submit full body pictures in swim wear or attire where body type is clearly visible. If available email recent photo, include name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes), [email protected]; MUST LIVE IN ATLANTA AREA: SUBJECT LINE: “BODY-DOUBLE” (Please indicate whether or not you live in Atlanta if you have an out of state number) #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #thevampirediaries #tvd #thecw

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'SPARTAN RACE' CASTING IN ATLANTA SEEKING CAUCASIAN AUDIENCE We are only seeking CAUCASIAN at this time!!! We have filled the spots for other ethnicities! Exciting new show brought to you by the producers of “American Ninja Warriors”. It’s an obstacle type course show and we are seeking audience members to help cheer them through!! We have two shows each day! You can work multiple days but CANNOT work both shows in one day! December 11th, 12th and 13th. Two shows each day; 7AM-12PM and 12PM-5PM. Rate: $60/5 Location: Fairburn, GA Ages 18 to 60 Please email [email protected] Include 3 pictures (head, body and profile) age, height, weight and all contact info Once you have submitted we will then contact you about what shows you are available for!! Subject: CAUCASIAN SPARTAN #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #spartanrace #nbc

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Divergent: Allegiant Part 2 Casting Call

**WHAT’S UP DOC?**

Looking for professionals with real-life medical experience. Nurses, medics, practitioners…is there a doctor in the house? To submit, please send us three photos of yourself along with your name, age, height, weight and current phone number to [email protected]
Please include your experience in the medical field in your submission.
Subject: MEDICAL EXPERTS
Films in ATLANTA
Will only work one day, but must be available DECEMBER 17-20th.

**FEMALE LOCKER ROOM SCENE**

Very small scene. Seeking thin and/or very fit females 18-25yrs, any ethnicity to portray girls getting ready in a locker room. Must be comfortable being on set and screen wearing a bathing suit or a towel. Should have a very modern and conservative look. To submit, please send us three photos of yourself (include one of you in a bathing suit) along with your name, age, height, weight and current phone number to [email protected]
Subject: PRINCESS
Films in ATLANTA
Must be available DECEMBER 16-21st.
(Will only work one of these days)

**BEEFY & FIT TO PORTRAY MILITARY**

Seeking athletic and fit people to portray military soldiers. Should be tall and muscular. Women should be over 5’7” and men over 5’11”. MUST be willing to have or get a military-type haircut. To submit, please send us three photos of yourself along with your name, age, height, weight and current phone number [email protected]
Subject: FIELD
Films in NORCROSS
Films on DECEMBER 20th.
MUST be able to make a fitting on one of the following days:
Dec 10, 11, 14, 16 or 17

**OFFICE WORKERS**

Seeking some tall, thin and fit office workers. Males and females of any ethnicity ages from 18-45yrs. Should look very studious, polished and together. Females should be sizes 0-6. Men should be 5’8” or taller. Hair should be conservative and plain for both genders. To submit, please send us three photos of yourself along with your name, age, height, weight and current phone number [email protected]
Subject: OFFICE
Films in NORCROSS
Films on DECEMBER 20th
MUST be able to make a fitting on one of the following days:
Dec 10, 11, 14, 16 or 17

Decoded Atlanta Production Signs

  • 1159- Containment
  • AMC- A Meyers Christmas
  • BIA- Brothers in Atlanta
  • CAMP HERO- Stranger Things
  • DM- Devious Maids
  • DS1- Detours
  • DV3- Shadow
  • FALCON- Mother’s Day
  • GOS- Game of Silence
  • GL- Greenleaf
  • HCF- Halt and Catch Fire
  • HF- Home Free
  • HP- Unknown (If you know, please let us know!)
  • HSN- Hot Summer Nights
  • IDB- In Dubious Battle
  • KIKI- Sully
  • LCP- Bastards
  • LOC- The Vampire Diaries
  • MARY- Gifted
  • MS – Middle School: the Worst Years of My Life
  • OA- Overanalyzers
  • OC- Offer and Compromise
  • PLASS- Passengers
  • RR2- The Red Road
  • SAT- Satisfaction
  • SDS- The Game
  • SF- The Walking Dead
  • SH- Sleepy Hollow
  • Sic’Em- Powers
  • S&K- Fist Fight
  • SN- Sleepless Nights
  • SNC- Being Mary Jane
  • SRS2- Survivor’s Remorse
  • T2P- Neighbors 2
  • TM- True Memoirs of an International Assassin
  • TOGS- The Originals
  • WHO- Finding Carter

Miscellaneous Atlanta Filming News

A huge thank you to all the amazing contacts I have that send in tips on what they seeing filming around town! A special thank you to Jasmine Alyce, Jennifer M, Matty R, Atlanta Movie Tours and Carrie Burns, Atlanta Filming, 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 @EmmaLoggins 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!

Emma Loggins Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. She updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002!

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  1. There was filming at the church on McGarity Rd, McDonough, GA (same church used in tv show Resurrection) this morning. The code was TYB. Any ideas what it was for?

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