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Atlanta Filming March 2016 Roundup: ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ ‘Baby Driver’ and More!

Atlanta Filming March 2016 Roundup: ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ ‘Baby Driver’ and More!


What filmed in Atlanta this month? What’s headed to Atlanta to film? From local promotional events to all those yellow signs you see around Atlanta. We have our full Atlanta filming March 2016 roundup!

Atlanta Filming March 2016: Coming Soon

Atlanta Filming: New Pilots for 2016-2017

Making History (formerly untitled Sharpe/Lord & Miller, aka In Time): Centers on three unlikely friends find an even less likely way to travel through time, irreversibly complicating their personal lives in 2016, as the great moments of the past collide with today’s popular culture — with hilarious and quite disastrous results.

Cast: Adam Pally, Leighton Meester, Yassir Lester (writer on Carmichael Show, Girls)
Network: FOX

Untitled Kevin Williamson Paranormal Drama: A young woman seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena.

Cast: Matt Passmore, Megan West, Bailey Chase, Jessica Szohr
Network: The CW

Star: The Atlanta-set drama revolves around three girls who come together to form a band. Star details their rise to the top in a challenging business. While Empire is told from the point of view of music executives, Star will be told from the perspective of the artist.

Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Queen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady, Nicholas Gonzalez, Amiyah Scott

Hail Mary: A young small-town mayor named Mary Wolf has dysfunctional siblings, a dying father, disgruntled citizens, a nearly bankrupt town and the mafia breathing down her neck. Only a miracle can help her — so she fakes one.

Cast: Casey Wilson, Retta, Sarah Baker, Gareth Reynolds, Gareth Reynolds
Network: ABC

The Jury: The anthology series is described as 12 Angry Men meets podcast Serial, The Jury follows a single murder trial as seen through the eyes of the individual jurors, exploring the biases and experiences that influence the jurors’ judgment, and how their preconceptions change along the way.

Cast: Archie Panjabi, Jeremy Sisto, Eve Harlow, Adina Porter, Hina Bbdullah, JD Pardo, Brandon Jay McLaren, Ben Esler, Brian Howe, Jayne Taini, Kevin Rankin, Sepideh Moafi, Nikki DeLoach, JD Pardo
Network: ABC

Atlanta Filming Spotted: Currently in Production

  • Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver was spotted filming at North and Argonne on March 26! It also gathered a lot of attention filming a bank robbery scene with simulated gunfire mid-month.
  • ABC filmed The Jury at Atlanta Tech Village on March 29th
  • Halt and Catch Fire is back in production and has been spotted filming in Buckhead this week – and today on Piedmont Road.
  • Hidden Figures with Kevin Costner, Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer has been spotted filming in Cherokee County.
  • Zac Efron & Alexandra Daddario hit the beach in Savannah for Baywatch which is still in production.
  • Office Christmas Party starring Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston will be filming in Hiram, Georgia (April 19 to June 1), after current filming in Chicago wraps.
  • Notorious (starring Daniel Sunjata, Piper Perabo, Kate Jennings Grant, Aimee Teegarden, J. August Richards, Sepideh Moafi, Ryan Guzman, Kevin Zegers) was spotted filming at the Loews hotel in Midtown yesterday (March 30)

Celebrity Sightings in Atlanta

I came out of the editing room after a great day of putting together early scenes of #GotGVol2 to see the physical…

Posted by James Gunn on Sunday, March 20, 2016

Last night: Delicious dinner at my favorite restaurant in Atlanta with some of my favorite people and Rooker.

Posted by James Gunn on Sunday, March 13, 2016

We just saw 10 Cloverfield Lane and think you should too! 󾮗We tried to do a double feature and see Zootopia too but it was sold out!! Soon!Have a great weekend, all.

Posted by James Gunn on Saturday, March 12, 2016

These guys dragged me out of my work coma last night. Love 'em all.

Posted by James Gunn on Sunday, March 6, 2016

Why I love my gf reason number 22: This is where we spent a large part of our Valentine's Day.

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Atlanta Casting Calls

The television series Survivor’s Remorse Season 3 is casting extras for filming in Atlanta, GA from February – April 2016. The extras rate is $75/8 hours (with an 8 hour guarantee, overtime after 8 hours.) We are currently casting extras of all looks and ethnicities, ages 18 and older.

To submit, please visit: http://hyltoncasting.com/submissions/extras/

#extrascasting notice from Tammy Smith Casting- Atlanta ====== For The Originals: A multiple day booking – 4 days! for very cool, interesting , higher rate men and women ———————————- **READ CAREFULLY— this post has a lot of info ——————————— Casting for WOMEN & MEN Cool, interesting, hip, unique, and/or attractive, types to be vampires featured in this season's final episode! -ages 20-55 . -all ethnicities and nationalities!!! This is a very diverse group! KEY NOTE: NEW faces, or repeats ok- ONLY if you have not been killed on the show, or featured, especially as another supernatural! IMPORTANT NOTES -WORKING this Mon 4/4, Tues 4/5, Thurs 4/7 and Fri 4/8 A multiple day booking – 4 days! – FITTINGS this Thurs 3/31 – OR – Fri 4/1 in CONYERS. -Pay rate will be $80 for 8 hrs with O.T. after 8 hrs. Fitting pay = 1/4 check of the base rate! – submissions are needed ASAP for director to make selections Please submit to [email protected] and put in the subject: "COOL VAMP" -include- CURRENT PHOTOS- CLEAR photos, in GOOD LIGHT – 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. LOOK THE PART- intriguing, interesting, hip, cool, etc… Please, NO teethy SMILES..! Then please LIST the following in the body of your email: NAME PHONE NUMBER (s) (XXX-XXX-XXXX format) Email address CITY & STATE where you live (where you will be coming from!) AGE Height Weight -AND- Sizes: INCLUDE ACCURATE SIZES!!*** Men: Jacket, collar, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe size Women: Dress size, bust, waist, shoe

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Central Casting Georgia is holding an open call casting call on Tuesday April 5th at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church from 11am to 6pm. The company is seeking people of all ages, and ethnicities for paid extras positions and modeling work on a number of productions working throughout the Atlanta area. Your official Central Casting Headshot will be taken at the casting call, so come camera ready. Additional information can be found on Facebook at Central Casting Georgia.

Decoded Atlanta Production Signs

  • 1159- Containment
  • AEOM – All Eyez on Me (Tupac Biopic)
  • 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
  • MILES – Baby Driver
  • NOTOR – Notorious
  • OA- Overanalyzers
  • OC- Offer and Compromise
  • PLASS- Passengers
  • ROCKO – Hidden Figures
  • RR2- The Red Road
  • 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
  • ST – Stranger Things (Season 1 wrapped)
  • TM- True Memoirs of an International Assassin
  • TOGS- The Originals
  • TYB – The Yellow Birds
  • TYP- Thank You For Your Service
  • ULDMP – Unknown (If you know, please let us know!)
  • WHO- Finding Carter

Miscellaneous Atlanta Filming News

  • Want to visit Chris Pratt on the “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” set? Get the details here! (This is our favorite video of the month!)
  • Atlanta Film Festival starts April 1 and runs through April 10! Get details here!
  • A peek at locally filmed The Founder starring Michael Keaton
  • Shailene Woodley and Theo James commented on what it was like to film The Divergent Series: Allegiant in Georgia weather!
  • There’s a new trailer out for the Georgia-filmed Captain America: Civil War
  • Get a first-look at Oprah’s Georgia-filmed Greenleaf
  • A look at the Jennifer Garner flick, Miracles from Heaven, which filmed in Atlanta.
  • Georgia Governor vetoes anti-LGBT bill following Hollywood pressure
  • 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.

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, Henry Hanks, 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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