According to Explore Georgia, AMC’s new TV series Lodge 49 will film in Georgia. Deadline reports Lodge 49 centers around a modern fable set in Long Beach, California. The show will focus on Dud, a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order to obtain a simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his dad died. Through the Lodge and his connection with the members, Dud will find a new purpose in life and confront his deepest fears. The Lodge is from creator Jim Gavin, showrunner Peter Ocko and executive producer Paul Giamatti.
“Lodge 49 is a show that defies easy categorization,” said Joel Stillerman, President of Original Programming and Development for AMC & Sundance TV. “It is, at once, a show about a loveable loser, the idea that life can be magical if you look at it from the right angle, what it means to be on the fringe, and the importance of community. It’s also incredibly funny, poignant and truly entertaining”
“We are beyond excited to be doing this unique show under the auspices of the fine folks at AMC,” Giamatti said.