Movies like “Stranger Things”, “Madea’s Homecoming”, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “Senior Year” with Rebel Wilson are all in the works.
ATLANTA – Film and TV production in Metro Atlanta gets off to a high level with features such as “Stranger Things”, “Madea’s Homecoming”, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “Senior Year” with Rebel Wilson all being filmed.
Georgia Film office reports that there are more than 45 television pilots, series, reality shows and feature films being filmed statewide.
Here are some of the major productions taking place in the Atlanta metro area.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Production of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” began production in Atlanta this week. The highly anticipated sequel to one of Marvel’s biggest blockbusters has debuted at Trilith Studios (formerly Pinewood Studios) in Atlanta, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told Variety.
In April, Ryan Coogler, the director of “Black Panther” and the Creed film series, weighed in on the fallout from Georgia’s Election Law which has several prominent projects and directors deciding whether they will keep their productions active in the country. ‘State.
In the essay, Coogler expressed that while Georgia holds a special place in his heart, he remains disappointed at the “ramifications for voters following the passage of SB 202.”
The film’s production was tragically affected by the unexpected death of the film’s lead actor, Chadwick Boseman, last September.
Original movie stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett are expected to return for the new feature film.
Letitia Wright, who appeared as T’Challa’s sister, Shuri, is assumed play a leading role in the sequel.
It’s official. Tyler Perry’s beloved Madea character returns to the screen for an upcoming Netflix movie “A Madea Homecoming”. The feature is slated for release in 2022, according to Deadline.
Perry once said he would be retiring just a few years ago on “A Madea Funeral”.
“A last tour in 2019 is a farewell tour, and the last film. The last film is ‘Madea’s Funeral’ which I shot two years ago. So we’re going to say goodbye, ”Perry told Bevy Smith.
“I just don’t want to be her age to play with her,” Perry explained.
But during the pandemic, Perry released the beloved character on social media, causing a buzz.
Residents of Doraville received the movie star treatment, while Rebel Wilson filmed scenes from “Senior Year”.
According to IMDB, the feature is about a 37-year-old woman who wakes up from a coma and returns to high school as a popular cheerleader. Chis Parnell, Alicia Silverstone, and Zoey Chao are also slated to appear in the upcoming comedy.
Wilson shared snaps from some of the behind-the-scenes entertainment with his co-stars on social media.
“Stephanie Conway arriving in style #SeniorYear arrival 2022! I can’t wait for you to see this movie next year. @salvadorperezcostumes crush her on the costumes for that huge prom streak, @cherylrmarks on glamorous hair and @melhweaver about beautiful makeup, ”she wrote.
Visitors and locals alike in Jackson, Georgia noticed the city turning into Hawkins, Indiana. Netflix’s sci-fi horror “Stranger Things” has returned to the small town to film scenes from Season 4.
Jason Collins shared various photos of ‘Hawkins’ emergency vehicles from the’ 80s with 11Alive’s The A-Scene Facebook group.
Collins captioned his post “Holy Grail” as he shared photos of the treasures he had found.
Vehicles seen at Collins’ post include police cars, news vans, fire engines and ambulances. Tuesday, Page Six reported videos on set and images alluding to the reason for the emergency vehicles on the set.
A mannequin mimicking Milly Bobby Brown’s character Eleven was seen rushed onto a stretcher and into an ambulance. The video hints that Eleven could be in danger for Season 4.
Earlier this month, Judy Ritzko-Bell shared photos of the former Patrick Henry High School in Stockbridge, Ga., With the Facebook group. The photos showed the school gymnasium with giant letters reading “Hawkins High School, the house of tigers”, as well as tents filming around.
Check out the full list of productions currently filming in Atlanta here.
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