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!

Coming Soon

  • 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
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in Feb 2016 (the exact date is allegedly Feb 15th)
  • Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead.

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

Celebrity Sightings

  • Outkast’s own Big Boi put on a surprise concert for Whiskey Park guests (where were we?!)
  • 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!

Casting Calls

  • 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

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  • Wynona Ryder’s Netflix series Stranger Things needs kids for a photoshoot
  • 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
  • WTM-Mena
  • C4- The Hunger Games- Mockingjay Part 2
  • Scorpion- Keeping Up with the Joneses
  • O/OO- Rings
  • Element- Divergent: Allegient
  • IDB- In Dubious Battle
  • SAT-Satisfaction
  • 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

  • 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