Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup: ‘The Originals’, ‘Live By Night’ and More!


Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of November 1st-November 7th, including sightings for The Originals, Live By Night  and more!

Coming Soon

  • 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
  • More Marvel is (maybe) headed our way! Thor: Ragnarock was scheduled to shoot in the city at Pinewood Studios in 2016, but it’s also been confirmed that it will film in Australia (no word on what that means for Atlanta)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in Feb 2016 (the exact date is allegedly Feb 15th) and casting calls are starting soon (see below!)
  • Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead.

Currently In Production

  • AMC production were spotted at  Atlantic Station for Will Packer​’s new holiday movie, A Meyers Christmas, starring  Danny Glover
  • Ben Affleck’s Prohibition-era film Live By Night shot in downtown Brunswick
  • The Originals was seen filming in Olde Town Conyers
  • The Walking Dead shot at (you guessed it) the Gin Property in Senoia
  • PlayStation’s original series Powers filmed on Buford Highway between Chamblee Tucker Road and Chamblee Dunwoody Road on Monday.

Celebrity Sightings

  • James Gunn and Michael Rooker had an adorable ice cream date

Casting Calls

  • The Vampire Diaries is looking for extras for an upcoming scene in Decatur

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  • Game of Silence is looking for a little boy extra that can work Monday

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  • CL Casting is looking for fresh faces for a new, unnamed project

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  • A Meyers Christmas is looking for a very specific limo driver

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Decoded Production Signs

  • S&K- Fist Fight
  • LCP- Bastards
  • KIKI- Sully
  • 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
  • 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

  • If you’re interested in getting a foot into the film industry door, there’s a new film industry training program that could be of interest to you
  • 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.

Photo Credit: FanBolt/Emma Loggins


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