I Want You Back in Atlanta By Early March

The Amazon Studios feature film I Want You Back is set to begin production in Atlanta the first week of March. Charlie Day (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, pictured) will star in the comedy about a pair of twenty-somethings – one male, one female – who team up to sabotage their exes’ new relationships in… Continue reading I Want You Back in Atlanta By Early March

Games People Play Shoots Season 2 in Atlanta

After production for the first season took place in Los Angeles, filming for the second season of the BET series Games People Play will dribble over to Atlanta, taking place from March through May. The drama, which stars Lauren London (The Game), Karen Obilom (Doom Patrol), Sarunas Jackson (Freeform’s Good Trouble), Parker McKenna Posey (My… Continue reading Games People Play Shoots Season 2 in Atlanta

Shudder’s Black Horror Anthology to Produce in Atlanta

Atlanta-based Swirl Films will produce a currently untitled anthology series for the Shudder horror/supernatural-themed streaming service focusing entirely on the work of black writers and directors. Attempting to make obvious racial discrimination and segregation sound wonderful, Shudder General Manager Craig Engler said, “We realized there was a huge untapped reservoir of great black horror stories… Continue reading Shudder’s Black Horror Anthology to Produce in Atlanta

Karen is the New White in the World of Coke

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“Karens” come in all colors and affiliations, but in the race-obsessed mind of Atlanta filmmaker Coke Daniels, the pejorative term only applies to white suburban racist Republican women, a stereotype that exists predominantly in the rotting imaginations of the American Left. I mean, I see loads of Karens on the Nextdoor page in my liberal… Continue reading Karen is the New White in the World of Coke

February Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

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Nicolas Cage battles animatronic characters running amuck in an abandoned theme park in Willy’s Wonderland, available on demand beginning Feb. 12th… As of now, the sci-fi movie Chaos Walking, starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, is scheduled to be released in theaters and IMAX on March 5th… Coming 2 America will arrive on Amazon Prime… Continue reading February Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

February Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

The fourth season of everyone’s new favorite show Cobra Kai is filming in Atlanta now through mid-April… The second season of Starz’ P-Valley will shoot in Atlanta from February though April… Marilyn Manson, Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Ali Larter (the Resident Evil movies) and Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, Chopping Mall) are among those… Continue reading February Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Black Adam Strikes Down in Atlanta

After much COVID-related delay, the DC Comics adaptation Black Adam is finally set to begin filming in Atlanta in March. In the spinoff of 2019’s successful Shazam!, Dwayne Johnson stars as the titular villain/anti-hero who faces off against the Justice Society of America: Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Atom Smasher (Noah Centineo), Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell) and Doctor… Continue reading Black Adam Strikes Down in Atlanta

Fox Pilot It’s Our Time Shines in Atlanta

Production is currently underway in Atlanta on the Fox pilot It’s Our Time. Created by a laughably, stereotypically insufferable feminist named Sarah Watson (pictured), it’s inspired by and pays homage to The Goonies, the beloved 1985 movie directed by Richard Donner based on a story by Steven Spielberg. Apparently the three kids in the drama… Continue reading Fox Pilot It’s Our Time Shines in Atlanta

Teen Cast Commences Work on Counting Stars

OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder and Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller are behind the forthcoming music-themed series for Nickelodeon, Counting Stars. Sort of in the vein of Fame, and featuring original music in every episode, the scripted series follows a group of talented freshmen at an elite music performance school who compete to take part in… Continue reading Teen Cast Commences Work on Counting Stars

It’s Pat – Ms. Pat – and She’s Heading to Atlanta

Empire co-creator Lee Daniels and co-executive producer Brian Grazer are behind Ms. Pat, a new scripted comedy series for BET+. Centered around a fictionalized version of Patricia “Ms. Pat” Williams, and based on her stand-up comedy and memoir, the story surrounds a former convicted felon turned suburban middle American mother who learned her street smarts… Continue reading It’s Pat – Ms. Pat – and She’s Heading to Atlanta

D.L. Hughley’s Johnson Bounces Into Atlanta

Johnson, a comedy-drama series for Bounce TV, is filming at ATL Studios in Hiram. Comedian D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys), Philip Smithey (ABC Family’s Switched at Birth), Derrex Brady (Lifetime’s Any Day Now), Rosa Acosta (Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood), Khalilah Joy (HBO’s Big Little Lies), Terri Abney, series creator Deji LaRay (Amazon’s Bosch) and co-executive… Continue reading D.L. Hughley’s Johnson Bounces Into Atlanta

January Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

The third season of Cobra Kai will air beginning Jan. 1st on its new home of Netflix… Season four of The Resident premieres Jan. 12th, 9 p.m. ET, on FOX… Marvel’s hotly anticipated WandaVision will debut on Disney+ on January 15th… The third season of The CW’s Legacies premieres on Jan. 21st at 9 p.m.… Continue reading January Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

January Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Currently in production at Fayetteville’s Trilith Studios, the third Tom Holland-led MCU Spider-Man movie from Marvel Studios will evidently careen full-speed into the multiverse of parallel realities, bringing back characters and versions of Peter Parker from previous movies. We already mentioned that Jamie Foxx is returning as Electro, one of the antagonists from 2014’s The… Continue reading January Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Gospel Drama The Favorite Son Films for BET

Gospel singers Jonathan McReynolds (pictured) and Anthony Evans are appropriately cast in the upcoming BET movie The Favorite Son, based on author Tiffany L. Warren’s book of the same name about two brothers that form an original gospel vocal group, and the troubles and temptations that arise with their resulting success and fame. R&B singer… Continue reading Gospel Drama The Favorite Son Films for BET

Big Daddy Kane Enters Bad Dad Rehab

A follow-up to the 2016 TV One original movie Bad Dad Rehab filmed at ATL Studios in Hiram in November. Bad Dad Rehab: The Next Session will star rapper Big Daddy Kane (pictured), Lamman Rucker (Greenleaf), Dawn Halfkenny (Saints & Sinners), Blue Kimble (Tyler Perry’s Ruthless) and Jennifer Sears (Greenleaf), among others, none of whom… Continue reading Big Daddy Kane Enters Bad Dad Rehab

Sinful Slate of Lifetime Movies Filming in Hiram

Author Victoria Christopher Murray (pictured) has, thus far, written four novels in a series of books inspired by the “seven deadly sins.” The first three of these – Envy, Lust and Greed – are being made into movies for the Lifetime network, with production taking place at ATL Film Studios in Hiram. Work on Envy… Continue reading Sinful Slate of Lifetime Movies Filming in Hiram

First Wives, First Ladies in Line for Atlanta

First Ladies, an hour-long anthology drama series for Showtime, will film its inaugural season in Atlanta from February through August. Not to be confused with the somewhat similar six-part CNN original series also titled First Ladies (which premiered in October), the Showtime program will dramatize the personal and public lives of various iconic U.S. First… Continue reading First Wives, First Ladies in Line for Atlanta

50 Cent’s BMF Drama Series to Shoot in Atlanta

Rapper 50 Cent (pictured) is executive producing, alongside writer Randy Huggins and others, the drama series Black Mafia Family for premium cable network Starz. Based on the cocaine trafficking crime organization of the same name led by brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, it will primarily film in Atlanta, the distribution… Continue reading 50 Cent’s BMF Drama Series to Shoot in Atlanta

December Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Filmed in Atlanta by Swirl Films, the TV One original holiday movie Christmas Dilemma will air Dec. 6th at 7 p.m. ET… The movie Safety, based on the true story of former Clemson University safety Ray McElrathbey, will stream on Disney+ beginning Dec. 11th… Filmed in Augusta, the faith-based drama The Reason, starring Louis Gossett… Continue reading December Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Work on season ten of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and the second seasons of Assisted Living and Young Dylan has been recently completed or is underway. Perry is also shooting a new series for BET+ called All the Queen’s Men… While much of the forthcoming NBC series Young Rock, based on the life of… Continue reading December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Marvel’s Hawkeye Ready to Shoot in Atlanta

With filming on Ms. Marvel now well underway in Atlanta, the next Marvel Disney+ limited series to commence its production here is Hawkeye. The saga will star Jeremy Renner as the expert archer Clint Barton, reprising the role from the Avengers films in a story arc about him mentoring a young woman named Kate Bishop,… Continue reading Marvel’s Hawkeye Ready to Shoot in Atlanta

Freaky

There’s a scary gulf between 2017’s Happy Death Day and the sequel of Happy Death Day 2U – with the high concept of a slasher-fueled remake of Groundhog Day going from fun and innovative to plodding and self-aware. Now director Christopher Landon returns with Freaky as a horrific halfway point between his two earlier creations. This horror comedy was called Freaky Friday the 13th… Continue reading Freaky

November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Slasher comedy Freaky with Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton (which shot in metro Atlanta as Freaky Friday the 13th) makes it to theaters Nov. 13… ’Tis the season for heartwarming Christmas flicks. Charlie’s Christmas Wish, which if memory serves involves a dog, will be available on VOD and DVD Nov. 10. Filmed in Canton, the… Continue reading November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

November Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Jamie Foxx will once again play Electro in the third Tom Holland Spider-Man film that begins production in metro Atlanta this month, but he apparently won’t look the same as he did in 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which starred Andrew Garfield as the teenaged webslinger… Postponed from summer, the slavery fantasy film Alice, starring… Continue reading November Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

They Cloned Tyrone Hones In On Atlanta

Work will get underway toward late November in metro Atlanta on They Cloned Tyrone, a sci-fi/mystery feature film starring John Boyega (Star Wars eps. VII-IX, pictured), Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris (WandaVision, Mad Men). Juel Taylor (writer of Creed II) is making his feature film directorial debut with this pulpy Netflix production about three unlikely… Continue reading They Cloned Tyrone Hones In On Atlanta

The War With Grandpa

A rising tide lifts all boats, but a sinkhole won’t keep you afloat. Billed around Robert Kimmel Smith’s 1984 kid’s book, director Tim Hill (The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Muppets From Space, Alvin and the Chipmunks) uses this coming-of-age guffaw to expose generational gaffs. When his maternal grandfather moves into the family house, Peter (Oakes Fegley), a… Continue reading The War With Grandpa

Lifetime’s Girl in the Basement Locks Into Atlanta

Part of Lifetime’s “Ripped from the Headlines” movie series inspired by actual events, the TV film Girl in the Basement is now in production in Hiram. Stefanie Scott (Insidious: The Last Key, pictured), Judd Nelson (yep, The Breakfast Club) and Joely Fisher (Last Man Standing) star in the horrific account of a teenaged girl locked… Continue reading Lifetime’s Girl in the Basement Locks Into Atlanta

Oprah Network’s Christmas Movie Gets Baked

The holiday TV movie Cooking Up Christmas filmed around Atlanta and Stone Mountain from late August to mid-September. Lamman Rucker (Greenleaf, pictured), Jen Harper (Greenleaf), Meagan Holder (TV One’s Born Again Virgin) and Giovonnie Samuels (Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) star in the yuletide feature for OWN, directed by Roger Bobb… Continue reading Oprah Network’s Christmas Movie Gets Baked