Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup: ‘Mother’s Day’, ‘Containment’ and More!

Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of September 6th- September 12th, including sightings for Mother’s Day, Containment and more!

Coming Soon

  • More Marvel is headed our way! Thor: Ragnarock will shoot in the city at Pinewood Studios in 2016
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in Feb 2016
  • Bastards starring Ving Rhames, Ed Helms, Owen Wilson, JK Simmons and Terry Bradshaw will film between Atlanta and Miami over the next month
  • 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!

Currently In Production

  • The Walking Dead has been spotted shooting at the Gin Property, Senoia aka Alexandria
  • Neighbors 2, starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Chloe Grace Moretz was spotted filming at Elmira Pl NE in Atlanta. Signs were also seen near the Howell mill and 75 north exit (thanks for the tip John Manson!). The film has been all around town, as they were also seen shooting in the Perimeter Mall parking lot
  • Mother’s Day, starring Jennifer Aniston, was seen shooting in downtown Norcross. Signs were also spotted off of Jimmy Carter Blvd. and Pacific Drive.
  • Containment has set up shop on Spring. St. (thanks to Atlanta Movie Tours own Carrie Burns for the tip!)

Feeling like a real #containment on Spring St #GAfilmed @CWContainment

A photo posted by Carrie Burns (@cre8ive) on

Celebrity Sightings

        • Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell was in town filming Mother’s Day (she just wrapped yesterday) had a blast:



The three amigos reunited in Atlanta!!!

A photo posted by Shay Mitchell (@shaym) on

Exploring Atlanta and stopping to take pics in front of brick walls… ???? A photo posted by Shay Mitchell (@shaym) on

Just taking a little break… #rockleaning

A photo posted by Shay Mitchell (@shaym) on

  • Zac’s Neighbors 2 co-star Chloe Grace Moretz chowed down on some Bone Lick BBQ this week

Casting Calls

  • Want a chance to get bitten by Klaus or Marcel? The Originals is looking for a female vamp victim:
    Originals Casting


  • If you’re a “hooligan”, Containment needs you:
    Containment Casting


  • The Vampire Diaries is looking for extras for a Mystic Grill scene:
    TVD Extras

Decoded Production Signs

  • T2P- Neighbors 2
  • FALCON- Mother’s Day
  • DS1- Detours
  • SH-Sleepy Hollow
  • X- X-Mas
  • OC-Offer and Compromise
  • LANTRAC- Miracles from Heaven
  • HF-Home Free
  • Speedee- The Founder
  • SN- Sleepless Nights
  • WTM-Mena
  • C4- The Hunger Games- Mockingjay Part 2
  • Scorpion- Keeping Up with the Joneses
  • BB3- Barbershop 3
  • O/OO- Rings
  • GRAPPA – Captain America: Civil War
  • Element- Divergent: Allegient
  • IDB- In Dubious Battle
  • SAT-Satisfaction
  • BLLHW- Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
  • Darlings- Michelle Darnell
  • SRS2- Survivor’s Remorse
  • BIA- Brothers in Atlanta
  • 90M- 90 Minutes in Heaven
  • SNC- Being Mary Jane
  • Wolf- The Accountant
  • 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
  • TVM- Complications
  • Misty- The Nice Guys
  • Sic’Em- Powers

Project Casting has a great list of all of the productions that are currently filming or headed here soon

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.

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