ATLANTA — As the pressure builds with the latest developments of the fetal heartbeat bill, productions in the state continue work on numerous television and film projects.
Here's a look at what's currently being filmed in surrounding parts of Atlanta.
Emma Roberts will be spending lots of her summer in Atlanta! She’s filming “Holidate,” a movie about two strangers who are sick of their families asking them about their love lives during the holidays. So, they make the arrangement to fake date.
Roberts will appear with Andrew Bachelor (famously known as social media star King Bach), Kristin Chenoweth, and Frances Fisher in the upcoming romantic comedy.
If you spot the basecamp signs “HD” around the city, chances are you may be a near a set! Some of our A-Scene Insiders have spotted crews in Kirkwood.
UPCOMING HOME DEPOT/ESPN COMMERCIAL (TNA)
A-Scene Insider Ralph Fowler got a sneak peek at the upcoming promos for ESPN and Home Depot’s Game Day coming this fall. He spotted the basecamp sign “TNA,” which out to be an upcoming commercial for the brands which feature ESPN celebrities. This happened at the Home Depot in Kennesaw on Roberts Court.
Production for HBO’s Watchmen began in February and will continue throughout the summer. Scenes for the upcoming show were recently being filmed at a Douglasville High School, as reported by A-Scene Insider Darnell Lee.
Scenes were also being filmed in Decatur on June 5. A-Scene Insider Ralph Fowler shared photos of police cars and fire trucks with a “Tulsa” marquee written on it. Tulsa is the fictional town in the series.
“Watchmen” is based on the superhero graphic novel from the '80's and stars Don Johnson, Regina King, Tim Blake Nelson, Adelaide Clemens, Lewis Gossett, Jr, and Andrew Howard.
Under the production aliases "Brooklyn" and "CHAR," the show has been spotted by several residents who just want a piece of the action.
A-Scene insider Brad Morris captured the construction of theater on June 2. Later that day, Landon Howell also revealed the theaters progression which included a sign for the Williams Dreamland Theatre, originally in the Greenwood District of Tulsa.
The production has also filmed in Peachtree City.
If you’re around the city throughout the summer, you may the basecamp sign “KRAZO,” which is the production alias for the Netflix hit show “OZARK”. Producers are currently filming the third season in several parts of Atlanta.
Rather than the familiar skyscrapers and trading floors, "Ozark" explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes of (anything but) ordinary Americans.
Bateman serves as the executive producer and director with executive producer/writer Chris Mundy, and executive producers Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams.
The series is produced by Bateman’s Aggregate Films in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix and was created by Dubuque and Williams.
If you’re strolling through the city, you may see the basecamp sign “GAME U,” which is the production alias for this show. Production for “Bigger” began in April and will continue until the end of Jun.
The upcoming BET show produced by Will Packer follows Layne Roberts who is already skilled at second-guessing herself, so when her longtime boyfriend Greg proposes to her, it's easy to see why her answer is "maybe".
With Greg out of town for a while, Layne's friends convince her to take some risks - one such risk being Reggie Langford, an irresistible new feature in her already busy life.
Layne and her friends are determined to make the most of themselves, because life in your thirties doesn't have to be boring yet.
Joining Packer on the production are Sheila Ducksworth, Devon Shepard , Joe Genier, and Mike Elliot.
Jordan Peel and J.J. Abram’s upcoming show on HBO “Lovecraft Country” has kicked off in Atlanta.
This is HBO's newest drama horror series based on a black man road tripping during the Jim Crow era. A-Scene Insider Audrey Burkett Tomlinson spotted crews dressing downtown Newnan for upcoming scenes.
Michael Kenneth Williams, who once joined played in HBO’s inner-city drug traffic series “The Wire,” will star as Black.
THE CONJURING 3
“The Conjuring 3” has begun filming in downtown Newnan, as reported by A-Scene insider Audrey Burkett Tomlinson.
The third installment of the franchise directed by Michael Chaves is based on a true story that has previously followed paranormal investigators.
You can expect this film in theaters in 2020.
The DC Universe series “Stargirl” has been spotted in production at a school near Atlanta Rd. in Smyrna by A-Scene insider Kristina Bessent.
The series trails the journey of high school student Courtney Whitmore who joins the Justice Society of America.
Signs of the series have also been found in Paulding County, Lithonia and Lithia Springs recently by A-Scene insiders.
THE OUTSIDER (CANT/MUST)
Filming for the HBO-produced series based on Stephen King’s latest novel "The Outsider" is in full speed.
Rose Locke Casting announced the shoots are happening in and around Atlanta back in February and will take place through July.
Several of our A-Scene Insiders have spotted the basecamp signs "CANT/MUST" used in filming scenes for the show.
King's novel unravels a story of how an 11-year old boy is found brutally murdered and strong evidence points to Little League coach Terry Maitland.
Scenes for the upcoming season were being filmed in Conyers and Norcross.
The Oprah Winfrey Network's hit show "Greenleaf" is currently filming scenes for the upcoming third season. We spotted crews filming episodes at House of Hope in Decatur, a location used for filming several church scenes.
"Greenleaf” takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.
The series centers on the journey of estranged daughter and disillusioned preacher Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge, “The Night Shift”) who has returned home after 20 years on the occasion of the mysterious death of her sister, Faith.
As she reenters the world of Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, the Memphis megachurch run by her powerful parents Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David, “Community”) and Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield, “The Josephine Baker Story”), it becomes evident that things are not as virtuous as they seem and that the family’s outward display of faith hides sin and misdeeds.
The series also stars Lamman Rucker (“Why Did I Get Married?”), Deborah Joy Winans (“Whitney”), Greg Alan Williams (“The Accountant”), Kim Hawthorne (“Switched at Birth”), Tye White (“The People Vs. O.J. Simpson”), Rick Fox (“Dope”), Desiree Ross (“Falling Skies”) and Lovie Simone.
INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES/ISAS
If you're in the area of Lindbergh or Midtown, you may have seen the basecamp signs for a feature film called a feature film called "INDIA : Sweets & Spices"
Our A-Scene Insider Jen McElroy shared a production notice from a producer given out to residents this week.
Crews have also been seen filming nearby in the Stonecroft Subdivision in Marietta.
According to IMDB, the comedy will be about a college freshman that returns home for the summer and discovers secrets about her family that turn her perfect world upside down.
Steve Carell has been seen out and around several parts of Atlanta while filming his upcoming movie "Irresistible," a political comedy.
Scenes in the movie are mostly being shot in Rockmart. Several residents have shared photos with The A-Scene of their encounters with the comedy star.
According to IMDb, the film tells the story about a Democrat strategist who helps a retired veteran run for a mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town, and stars Carell, Rose Byrne and Mackenzie Davis, among others.
Comedian and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is listed as the director. The movie is slated to be released in 2020.
The same creators of “Fear Street” are filming the upcoming Starz drama "P-Valley" here as well!
Check out some of the behind the scenes video that we just got from neighborhood news of the strip club drama!
The one hour show centers around a group of strip club dancers working in the Dirty Delta of Mississippi.
Show creators will be donating a portion of the revenue made from the show against the Heartbeat Law as well.
ALONG CAME THE DEVIL :2 (ACTD2)
Following the success of the original film, Jason and Heather DeVan kicked off production for the sequel in the metro Atlanta area and Flowery Branch in Hall County.
“Along Came The Devil 2" will star Academy Award nominated actor Bruce Davidson (X-Men), Laura Wiggins (Showtime’s “Shameless”), Mark Ashworth (Magnificent Seven) and Tiffany Fallon (Christmas in the Heartland).
The film is expected to be released in the fall.
NICK CANNON PRESENTS WILD & OUT
MTV’s successful comedy show, “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” is back for another season and is currently in pre-production in Atlanta.
Last year, executive producer Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman for NCredible brought the star-studded show to Tyler Perry Studios. It turns out, the booming film and entertainment scene was a good fit for the team, so they’re coming back this summer with even more episodes.
Each episode puts the red and black teams, comprised of new and returning cast members, against each other in some of the most hilarious, entertaining and outrageous games seen on television. Nick Cannon will lead his red team against a celebrity-guest led black team as the two teams try to best each other in ridiculous comic throw downs.
These games escalate with each act, all gearing up toward the “Wildstyle battle” to decide who takes home the coveted WNO battle belt.
THE WALKING DEAD
AMC's hit show "The Walking Dead" kicked off filming for its tenth season! Norman Reedus, who stars as Daryl Dixon in the show, teased the new filming via Instagram.
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, "The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead" reign as the #1 and #4 cable dramas among adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings, respectively.
Both series take place in the months and years after a zombie apocalypse and follow different groups of survivors traveling in search of a safe and secure home.
NETFLIX'S INSATIABLE (2BOB)
Scenes for the Netflix original series "Insatiable" are still being filmed throughout parts of Georgia. Crews named the production sign "2BOB" in relation to the show, which means creepy.
The first season showed that for years, Patty (Debby Ryan) has been bullied, ignored, and underestimated by those around her because of her weight.
But later, she finds herself suddenly thin, and Patty is out for payback against anyone who has ever made her feel bad about herself.
Bob Armstrong (Dallas Roberts), a disgraced attorney whose true passion is coaching beauty pageant contestants, is the only one who sees Patty’s potential and takes her under his wing - first as a legal client, and then as a pageant contestant whom he coaches toward becoming the top pageant queen in the country.
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