ATLwood: Local film industry paying state employees over $1 billion annually
Plus, Michael Keaton probably wasn’t a fan of Sid Bream
>> Hopefully local television and film production employees are eating well because the industry pays Georgia workers over $1.68 billion in annual wages.
>> Apparently Daniel Radcliffe’s new film, Young Americans, is slated to begin filming in Atlanta and Las Vegas sometime in October.
>> Our super intern Kayla Lightner took a trip over to Underground Atlanta earlier this week where production was underway for the Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis comedy, Keeping Up with the Joneses. Here’s some photographic proof:
>> Kim Zolciak is tired of her haters. She even posted this awkward Instagram video to let them know.
>> Do not f*ck with Michael Keaton, or his beloved Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s cool Birdman, where were you when Sid slid?
>> Here’s Shailene Woodley, Zoe Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, and others on the set of Allegiant: Part 1.
>> Speaking of YA-novels-turned-Hollywood blockbusters, here’s the trailer for the GA-shot Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.
Deals, Payoffs, and Lawsuits
>> Georgia’s universities are getting in on the budding production industry in the state.
>> OWN put the kabosh on a reality show about ATL producer Jay Williams and his 34 children.
>> Are you an “FBI agent type”? Well then Captain America: Civil War is looking for you.
>> Before we go into Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale, it might be a good idea to refresh that memory with Curt Holman’s recap from last week. Bonus points: Drogon, in the clutch!
embed-3 >> “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cythina Bailey says her daughter’s sweet 16 party will be all sorts of ridiculous.
>> Sure “Dexter” might’ve gotten progressively worse as the series went on, but damn was that music good.
Have any tips? Sightings? Encounters? Pictures? Filming news? We need ‘em! Drop me a line: gavin.godfrey at creativeloafing.com; or send me a tweet at @WriteGavinWrite. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ATLwood.