Fox ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Season 3 to Start Filming this Summer in Atlanta

Project Casting

Fox’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ season 3 to begin filming outside of Atlanta this summer.

According to NewtonCitizen, Fox TV series, ‘Sleepy Hollow’ will begin filming its third season this summer in Conyers, Georgia.

Gina Hartsell, project manager and camera ready film liaison for the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council Inc., told members of the CREDC board of directors Thursday that the state of North Carolina adjusted its film incentives, prompting the producers to move filming to Georgia.

She said Rockdale County was in competition with several other locations across the state.

artsell said the production company has leased two former Hill Phoenix facilities, one a 190,000-square-foot building on East Park Drive and the other a 125,000-square-foot space on Sigman Road. The company has entered into five-year leases with sizable options if the series is canceled before that time.

Hartsell said the filming will bring about 300 new jobs to Rockdale County, and an initial anticipated impact of about $4 million. About 80 to 90 percent of the jobs will be hired locally.

According to reports, filming will take place at the Georgia International Horse Park, in Costley Mill Park and on private property.

‘Sleepy Hollow’ original filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina. But, after North Carolina got rid of their film tax credits, Fox decided to film in Georgia where movies and TV shows can receive 30% tax credits.

‘Sleey Hollow’ is a modern day version of Washington Irving’s ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’. A police lieutenant searches for the Headless Horseman after he beheads the sheriff.  The serial killing Headless Horseman forces Crane and the lieutenant to team up, especially when they find out that they are destined to be the two witnesses, the only ones who can protect the world from the forces of Hell. ‘Sleepy Hollow’ stars Tom Mison, Nichole Beharie and Orlando Jones.

What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.