Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup: ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Powers’ and More
Here’s your Atlanta Weekly Filming Roundup covering the week of November 8th-November 14th, including sightings for The Walking Dead, Powers and more!
- Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham and Rob Riggle will start filming in Georgia this month
- 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
- Rumors are circling that we might land Jurassic World 2
- Donald Glover’s FX comedy Atlanta was picked up for a full season and will film here in the near future
- Lee Daniels’ new series Star will shoot in Atlanta beginning in December and is looking for it’s (yup) stars!
- 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 have begun (see below)!
- Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead.
- Daniel Radcliffe’s new film Young Americans is heading here to film
Currently In Production
- Ben Affleck’s film Live By Night shot at Jekyll Island this week and has now wrapped and will be moving to Massachusetts.
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- The Walking Dead was spotted filming at Old Griffin Rd in Hampton, GA
- Signs for Powers (Sic ‘Em) were seen near the 85N exit to Jimmy Carter Blvd
- The cast of ATL was spotted chilling out together, so fans of the film can only hope that the sequel is gaining traction
- Owen Wilson was spotted out at Supply & Demand in Buckhead last weekend
- Gilmore Girls and Switched at Birth star Vanessa Marano is in town filming The Originals
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- Gary Hills Talent Agency is expanding to Georgia and looking for local talent to represent
- A Meyers Christmas, starring Gabrielle Union, Danny Glover and more, is looking for some ladies
- Containment needs extras to work on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week
- The Vampire Diaries needs twins babies!
Decoded Production Signs
- S&K- Fist Fight
- LCP- Bastards
- KIKI- Sully
- HSN-Hot Summer Nights
- T2P- Neighbors 2
- FALCON- Mother’s Day
- DS1- Detours
- SF-The Walking Dead
- SH-Sleepy Hollow
- OC-Offer and Compromise
- HF-Home Free
- SN- Sleepless Nights
- IDB- In Dubious Battle
- 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
- FanBolt had the chance to visit The Originals and The Vampire Diaries‘ sets in Conyers, GA this week. Check out some of our cast interviews by clicking on the show names.
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan has landed the role of The Walking Dead‘s most infamous villain
- The trailer for Jennifer Garner’s Atlanta-filmed movie Miracles From Heaven debuted this week
- 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
- 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 thanks to FanBolt Editor-in-Chief Emma Loggins, 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 @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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