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

Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of September 27th- October 3rd, including sightings for Passengers, Mother’s Day 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 (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 filmed out at the Gin Property in Senoia (bka Alexandria) as well as Cove Rd in Manchester.
  • Mother’s Day was spotted filming at Dunwoody Tavern in Dunwoody and at Wilton Dr and Plainview Dr in Decatur.
  • Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s movie Passengers was seen filming near Peachtree and 4th St in Atlanta
  • Fist Fight, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day, was seen filming at the Avenue

Celebrity Sightings

  • We knew Jennifer Lawrence was in town shooting Passengers already, but we now have confirmation that Chris Pratt is here as well! And here he is with a Peter Griffin-esque beard!

Casting Calls

  • Sleepy Hollow needs real…I repeat REAL…fishermen for a scene
  • Sully, Clint Eastwood’s new film starring Tom Hanks, is looking for extras that can play Police Officers, Pilots, Mechanics, Doctors, Nurses, EMTs and more!

‘SULLY’ CASTING IN ATLANTA – for 10/13 – 10/16 and a FITTING this Mon 10/5 or Tues 10/6 CASTING FOR MEN & WOMEN ages 20 to 65, ALL ethnicities -to portray the following types: – Police Officers, Pilots, Mechanics – Doctors, Nurses, EMTs – Waitresses & Hotel Bellmen & Doormen -Women, dress sizes between size 0-12 -Men, jacket/coat size between 38-46 -Submissions must be in by TODAY FRI 10/2 IMPORTANT NOTES . -Work dates take place between 10/13 – 10/16 -FITTINGs: —there will also be a fitting for anyone selected this MON 10/5 or TUE 10/6 -Pay rate is $64 for 8 hrs with O.T. after that. -Fittings pay $16 (1/4 check) PLEASE SUBMIT TO: [email protected] and put “UNIFORM TYPE” in the subject line PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS: CURRENT, CLEAR, PHOTOS !!! (one of from shoulders up and one from the knees up- current HAIR COLOR and LENGTH MUST BE VISIBLE in at least one of the photos and IF you have a headshot and resume, a current selfie must also be included NOTE: -Submissions must be in by TODAY FRI 10/2 Then please List the following: First and Last NAME PHONE NUMBER (s) (XXX-XXX-XXXX format) Email address CITY & STATE where you live (where you will be coming from!) AGE Height Weight SIZES: Men: Jacket, collar, sleeve, waist , inseam, shoe Women: Dress size, bust/bra, waist, shoe IF you have a resume, please attach or explain set experience, etc… Experience is not mandatory, but good to know ! You MUST be LOCAL to the GREATER ATLANTA, GEORGIA AREA (or willing to work as a local hire) #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #sullymovie

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  • Mother’s Day put out a very specific casting call for a ‘female hispanic and one female asian with a medium sized dog’

‘MOTHER’S DAY’ CASTING IN ATLANTA ** NEW FACES ONLY*** – 1 FEMALE HISPANIC AND ONE FEMALE ASIAN WITH A MEDIUM SIZED DOG – Ages 25-45 – WORKS: TUESDAY, OCT. 6 – EMAIL: [email protected] SUBJECT: DOG WALKER **NEW FACES ONLY PLEASE** As Always, all submissions MUST include: – NAME – AGE – HEIGHT – WEIGHT – 3 PHOTOS (INCLUDING FULL BODY PHOTO) – ALL CONTACT INFO *INCLUDING CELL NUMBER) – *** Submissions without photos or phone numbers will NOT be contacted, please include them*** #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #mothersdaymovie

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  • The Vampire Diaries needs extras a wide variety of featured extras

VAMPIRE DIARIES’ CASTING IN STONE MOUNTAIN PLEASE READ CAREFULLY FEATURED EXTRAS to work our upcoming episode. We are still scheduling, but the shoot date will range between Monday, October 5th and Friday, October 16th. We will shoot in Stone Mountain, Ga. Ages 28-40 ITALIAN MALE CAUCASIAN MALE (Any Nationality) CAUCASIAN FEMALE ASIAN MALE (Vietnamese preferably, but other nationalities encouraged to submit) Please state nationality in submission. Acting experience preferred. Please attach resume or list EXP in submission. If available email RECENT photo, include name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes) to: [email protected]; SUBJECT LINE “FEATURE” (include the role you are submitting for in the subject line as well). **Photos WILL be presented to Director/Producers to make choices. A lot of times we can’t submit people because their photo isn’t appropriate for the role submitted for, we can’t clearly see the person in the picture, picture is of poor quality, etc. A current candid photo taken on a camera phone in good lighting is sufficient majority of the time. Feature Rate $125/8; Overtime after 8hrs. #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #vampirediaries #thecw

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  • If you’re a kid or a dog, you could end up as an extra in Mother’s Day

Decoded Production Signs

  • PLASS-Passengers
  • 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
  • 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

  • Ben Affleck is building a whole city for the filming of his new movie Live by Night
  • 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 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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