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Atlanta Filming Weekly Roundup: ‘Powers,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ And More!

Atlanta Filming Weekly Roundup: ‘Powers,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ And More!


What’s filming in Atlanta now? We’ve got you covered. With the arrival of the holiday season, many of the projects filming in Atlanta have wrapped for the year (Or were on break for Thanksgiving). That being said, we still have plenty to cover on the film side!

Here’s your Atlanta Filming Roundup covering the week of November 30th-December 4th, including updates on

Atlanta Filming: Coming Soon

  • It’s confirmed that the new Spider-Man will film in Atlanta
  • Divergent: Allegiant Part 2 will film 12/13 – 12/20 before likely pausing for Christmas
  • 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 this month!
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will film in Atlanta beginning in February 2016 (the exact date is rumored to be Feb 15th)
  • Will Packer is developing a TV show for NBC called Buckhead, and that will be filmed, you guessed it, in Buckhead!
  • Daniel Radcliffe’s new film Young Americans is heading to Atlanta to film

Atlanta Filming Spotted: Currently in Production

    Middle School: the Worst Years of My Life starring Lauren Graham was spotted filming near Rogers St in Atlanta
  • The Vampire Diaries was spotted filming last night in Decatur.

Atlanta Celebrity Sightings

Bringing his own flavor to everything he does, as usual, Cedric the Entertainer offers his own version of branding advice to some select Atlanta businesses. Cedric visited 50 year old Atlanta dry cleaners, Sig Samuels (906 Monroe Dr. NE), Attitudes by Moe Salon (728C Monroe Dr. NE), and Thompson Bespoke Clothiers (465 Boulevard Ave, SE Suite 104A). Take a look below.

Atlanta Casting Calls

‘TRUE FICTION’ CASTING IN ATLANTA Casting Hispanic Male, Ages 18-25 Rate: 64/8 Date Needed 12/3 Male selected will work 12/3 as a construction worker and then as a college student around the Oglethorpe area! If you're fully available all day, please email 3 pictures, your age, height weight, and phone number to [email protected] Please use the subject: HISPANIC MALE Casting African American Males & Females, Ages 18-21 Rate: 64/8 Date Needed 12/4 Those selected will work 12/4 as college students around the Oglethorpe area! If you're fully available all day, please email 3 pictures, your age, height weight, and phone number to [email protected] Please use the subject: AA Student 12/4 #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #truefictiontvshow

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MHC CASTING IN ATLANTA Seeking for Yellow Tails. Submit asap for consideration but please follow the guidelines for submitting. Rural Store Patrons with cars : Open Ethnicity, Age 30’s to 60’s. These will be people going in and out of the store or walking past. Cars must be 2005 or older. No White/bright colors Young Wives: Open Ethnicity, ages 18 to 25 to play wives/girlfriends of soldiers, Please include pictures of cars older than 2005. No white/bright colors. 1 Year Old Boy: Caucasian Baby Boy with Brown hair and blue/grey eye color for Photo Shoot. Picture will be used in the scene. Please send in current color photos only. WIll work Wednesday the 9th of December for photo shoot. Submissions must include: Full Legal Name City of residence Phone Number Age Height Weight All Wardrobe sizes, (Ladies include Bust-Waist-Hips) Clear well lit and in focus photos with only you in the picture. 1 Headshot ( Current Cell phone Photos are preferred ) 1 full body shot ( Current Cell phone Photos are preferred ) Email to: [email protected] Subject: Please put the role you are submitting for in the subject. #atlanta #atl #film #tv #theatre #actingjobs #atlantacasting #castingcall #extras #extrascasting #atlantaextras #setlife #igersatl #weloveatl #atlfilm #filmjobs #featureroles #production #actors #acting #mhc

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Decoded Atlanta Production Signs

  • 1159- Containment
  • AMC- A Meyers Christmas
  • BIA- Brothers in Atlanta
  • CAMP HERO- Stranger Things
  • DM- Devious Maids
  • DS1- Detours
  • DV3- Shadow
  • FALCON- Mother’s Day
  • GOS- Game of Silence
  • GL- Greenleaf
  • HCF- Halt and Catch Fire
  • HF- Home Free
  • HSN- Hot Summer Nights
  • IDB- In Dubious Battle
  • KIKI- Sully
  • LCP- Bastards
  • LOC- The Vampire Diaries
  • MARY- Gifted
  • MS – Middle School: the Worst Years of My Life
  • OA- Overanalyzers
  • OC- Offer and Compromise
  • PLASS- Passengers
  • RR2- The Red Road
  • SAT- Satisfaction
  • SDS- The Game
  • SF- The Walking Dead
  • SH- Sleepy Hollow
  • Sic’Em- Powers
  • S&K- Fist Fight
  • SN- Sleepless Nights
  • SNC- Being Mary Jane
  • SRS2- Survivor’s Remorse
  • T2P- Neighbors 2
  • TM- True Memoirs of an International Assassin
  • TOGS- The Originals
  • WHO- Finding Carter

Miscellaneous Atlanta Filming News

A huge thank you to all the amazing contacts I have that send in tips on what they seeing filming around town! A special thank you to Jasmine Alyce, Jennifer M, Matty R, 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 @EmmaLoggins 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!

Emma Loggins Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. As an internationally recognized "Geek Girl", Emma updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002 and is also considered to be one of the top Atlanta bloggers and influencers!


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