Georgia is quickly taking over the TV and film industry. Here are the 50 movies and TV shows filming in Georgia this March 2021.
The Coronavirus has shaken up Georgia’s film industry. That said, Georgia’s film industry is on track for a comeback. According to a statement by Gov. Brian Kemp, an estimated 40,000 production workers will find jobs at 75 projects, which are expected to start filming over the next 18 months.
Here is the full list of TV Shows and Movies filming in Georgia.
Movies and TV shows filming in Georgia
7 Little Johnstons Season 6
The Johnstons — all seven — of Forsyth, Ga., are the subjects of this reality-documentary series. The brood, TLC says, are “the world’s largest known family of achondroplasia dwarfs.” Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth, but the series demonstrates that size only matters in the amount of love the Johnstons provide. Trent, a grounds supervisor at a local college, and housewife Amber have two biological children — Jonah and Elizabeth — while Anna, Alex and Emma were adopted from Russia, Korea and China, respectively. Episodes deal with everything from high-drama soccer tryouts to a disastrous attempt at a “birds and bees” discussion, all framed by the family tackling a massive renovation of their 6,000-square-foot, circa 1891 home.
A Dangerous Thing
Details for the production have not been released.
New feature film starring Mel Gibson.
Anchor Point – TV Series – Disney +
Disney+ TV Series
Archer S11 – TV Series – FXX
Archer is an animated sitcom created by Adam Reed for FX. The series debuted on September 17, 2009 and centers follows the adventures of a dysfunctional intelligence agency.
Behind the Curtain – TV Reality
TV reality series
Big Tent Series: Atlanta Opera – TV Series – Atlanta Opera
CW and Greg Berlanti expand the footprint of their DC Comics universe with this exploration of the intersection between family life and being a superhero. As a younger man, Jefferson Pierce donned the suit of a vigilante and protected the streets of his city, but he believed he’d left those days in the past. He learns that life doesn’t always work out as planned when his daughter, Jennifer — a star student who is determined to achieve justice at any cost — gets recruited by a street gang. In order to protect his family, Jefferson sees no choice but to once again become Black Lightning.
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Noah Centineo, Aldis Hodge, Sarah Shahi. The Plot is unknown but it is a spin-off from ‘Shazam!’ centering on the film’s anti-hero, Black Adam
Black Ink Crew NY9 S9 – TV Reality – VH1
“Black Ink Crew” follows the daily goings-on and associated drama at a Harlem, N.Y., tattoo empire, where a tight yet dysfunctional staff of artists serve a growing celebrity clientele. The shop is a magnet for hip-hop stars as well as pro athletes, video vixens and a who’s who of urban elite.
The upcoming Black Mafia Family series is an upcoming drug trafficking drama based on the true story of two brothers who rose from the streets of southwest Detroit in the 1980s to becoming one of the most powerful crime families in America. The show will focus on brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, who took their vision beyond the drug trade nd into the business of hip-hop. The series, according to Starz, will tell a story about love, family, and capitalism in America.
Central Avenue S2 – TV Reality – syndicated
Syndicated TV reality show
Thirty four years after events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now successful Daniel LaRusso.
Creepshow S3 – TV Series – Shudder
An anthology horror series based on the 1982 movie features vignettes that explore terror, murder, the supernatural and the unexplainable.
Create the Escape – TV Reality – NBC/Peacock
They offer players of all ages the opportunity to work together as a team, each using their own skill set, to solve a series of puzzles with a little fun and adventure along the way.
Critter Fixers: Country Vets – TV Reality – Nat Geo
TV reality series for Nat Geo
Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell of the Netflix romantic comedy Set It Up will star in Devotion. The upcoming feature film is based on the 2014 nonfiction book of the same name by author Adam Makos. The duo will play Jesse LeRoy Brown and Tom Hudner respectively, two “elite U.S. Navy fighter pilots who form a firm friendship” while in the service. J.D. Dillard will direct the movie. He previously directed Sweetheart in 2019 and Sleight in 2016.
Dish Nation S9 TV Reality FOX
Personalities from the country’s most popular radio shows in major markets present their takes on pop culture, celebrity scandals and the news of the day. “Dish Nation” focuses on the comedic side of the breaking entertainment news format. Memorable moments from the radio show come alive with animation, images and video footage from the radio studios. The featured radio personalities include Rickey Smiley and Heidi Hamilton.
The venerable courtroom show takes a look at real-life divorcing couples. The soon-to-be exes tell their stories to the judge, who gives the ruling and settles all the usual — and unusual — divorce issues by the end of the episode. This is the third incarnation of the show titled “Divorce Court,” with the first having premiered in 1957.
Doom Patrol is a team of traumatized and downtrodden superheroes, each of whom has suffered a horrible accident that gave them superhuman abilities but also left them scarred and disfigured. The members of the team have found their purpose through The Chief and have come together to investigate some of the world’s weirdest phenomena. After The Chief mysteriously disappears, though, the reluctant heroes find themselves called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission that they cannot refuse. Doom Patrol — part support group, part superhero team — is a band of superpowered freaks fighting for a world that wants nothing to do with them.
A modernized reboot of the 1980s primetime soap follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. Told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds — Fallon Carrington, daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington; and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal, a Hispanic woman marrying into the WASP family — “Dynasty” not only features the glitz and gloss of extreme wealth, but also exposes the dark underbelly of a corrupt world built on backroom deals. (via)
FCF The Game Show – TV Reality – Twitch
FCF is pro football re-imagined for the modern digital world. Real games played in a single, high tech studio arena and streamed live on Twitch. Oh, and YOU call the plays. Scroll down the page to read all about this exciting new brand of football that puts the fans in the middle of it all.
First 48 – TV Reality – A & E
Detectives in major cities in the United States race against the clock in the wake of homicides, knowing that if they don’t find a lead within the first 48 hours, their chances of solving a case are cut in half. The programme shows how detectives use forensic evidence and witness interviews to help identify suspects.
First Ladies is a new drama series starring Viola Davis and coming soon to SHOWTIME. SHOWTIME has given a green light series order to the first season of the hour-long drama FIRST LADIES, starring and executive produced by Oscar, Emmy, and Tony winner Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama. The series is produced by SHOWTIME and Lionsgate Television, and the show will be executive produced by Oscar winner Cathy Schulman (Crash), Jeff Gaspin (Rhythm + Flow), Brad Kaplan (Mr. Church), and author Aaron Cooley, who created the series will write the show.
Ari, Bree, and Hazel band together after the end of their marriage and discover strength in their sisterhood, as well as a little revenge.
Games People Play Season 2 – TV Series – BET
Based on the book “Games Divas Play” by Angela Burt-Murray, this stylized drama series centers around a world of money, sex and glamour in Los Angeles. The ensemble cast of characters includes a desperate basketball wife trying to protect her family, a tenacious journalist struggling to rebuild a tarnished career, and a scandalous groupie looking to become a star, who all find it is murder trying to stay on top.
Kelli Berglund is set to star alongside Stephen Armel, Alexander Ludwig and Alison Luff in the new Star drama series. The new series centers around the independent professional wrestling business. According to Deadline, HEELS is written by Michael Waldron and directed by Peter Segal. Mike O’Malley will work as a showrunner. the series centers around the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small-town pro wrestling. The show is set in a small-town Georgia community and it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals. Jack Spade and Ace Spade, played by Amell and Ludwig respectively, fight over their father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must be the good guy and somebody must be the bad guy but, in the real world, those characters are hard to live up to and leave behind.Kelli Berglund will play Crystal a 20-year-old wrestler valet who looks to transform this traditional role and compete as a wrestler. A rural-town girl without a lot of money who is looking for an opportunity to shine and she will do whatever it takes to make it happen
Homegrown S1 – TV Reality – Magnolia
TV Reality Series
I Want You Back – Feature Film – Amazon
Jersey TV Series Disney +
The Jersey is an American comedy television series based on the Monday Night Football Club books by Gordon Korman.
Johnson Season 1 – TV Series – Bounce TV
TV reality series for Bounce TV
The town of Mystic Falls has a new generation of protectors in this spin-off of “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals.” The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted is home to Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter Hope, Alaric Saltzman’s twins Lizzie and Josie, and other young adults who are coming of age as witches, vampires and werewolves, nurtured to be their best selves and overcome their villainous impulses. Together, they rely on ancient folklore and tales to learn how to battle their far-reaching enemies and attempt to keep balance in the world.
Lego Master Season 2
Teams of two LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks. Throughout the competition, host Will Arnett and expert judges encourage the amateur builders, introduce incredible challenges and put the creations to the test. The competing pairs who impress the judges the most progress to the next round, until the finale, during which the top teams face off for a cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy, and the grand title of LEGO Master.
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta S9B – TV Reality – VH1
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta follows the lives of Atlanta’s hip–hop elite as they juggle both their professional and personal lives.
Love Letters Atlanta Opera – TV Series – Atlanta Opera
Mama June S5 – TV Reality – Wetv
Mama June: From Not to Hot stars June Shannon and Geno Doak are back for a new season soon where they share their journey
A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20- something Angus “Mac” MacGyver who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip.
Mind for Design S1 – TV Reality – Magnolia
Next Chance Girl Group – TV Reality – BET
One Way – Feature Film – indie
Monday Morning – TV Reality – Twitch
Reality TV series for Twitch
Ms. Pat TV Series BET
A single mother must hide her young son’s superpowers to protect him from exploitation while investigating their origins and her husband’s death.
Rock the Block Season 2 – TV Reality – HGTV
HGTV reality TV series
Tom Holland will be joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, as reports surfaced that Doctor Strange will serve as Peter Parker’s new mentor following the death of Tony Stark in Avengers: End Game. Doctor Stranger will presumably help Holland navigate the multiverse, which could explain Jamie Foxx’s Electro’s surprising return. The casting decision, which has Marvel fans excited about the possibility of the Spider-Verse making its way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fans got a chance to see the multiple Spider-mans in the animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which has fans excited to see another Spider-Man potentially, Miles Morales, appearing alongside Tom Holland.
High school student Courtney Whitmore inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past.
Step Up (previously titled Step Up: High Water) is an American drama television series, based on the Step Up film series created by Duane Adler, that premiered on January 31, 2018 on YouTube Red.
Lifelong friends lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small Southern town of Serenity.
The Family Chantel Season 3 – TV Reality – TLC
“90 Day Fiancé” fan-favorites Chantel Everett and Pedro Jimeno are the focal point of “The Family Chantel.” Ever since Chantel introduced Pedro to her family under the false pretense of him coming to America on a student visa, the drama that followed has kept fans wanting to hear more of their story and follow other family members as well. This unique modern family has seen its ups and downs, including family members with their own not-so-quiet views and Chantel and Pedro’s own trust issues. Chantel’s parents, Karen and Thomas, attempt to protect their family from all the drama but sometimes this backfires by pushing their children too far. There will never be a shortage of excitement with this family.
The In-Between – Feature Film – Indie
The Lizzie Borden Tapes – TV Special
In 1892, Lizzie Borden was accused of murdering her father and stepmother after both were found hacked to death in their home that August. … Thanks to a grisly schoolyard poem — Lizzie Borden took an ax, and gave her mother 40 whacks… — her name remains far better known than the actual facts of what happened.
The Resident is an American medical drama series, which airs on FOX. Created by Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi, the show features Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp, Manish Dayal, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Bruce Greenwood, Moran Atias, Merrin Dungey, Melina Kanakaredes, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner. The Resident is executive produced by Amy Holden Jones, Antoine Fuqua, Phillip Noyce, and other leading producers in the film industry. Season 1 premiered at
John Boyega’s next movie will film in Georgia starting this September 2020. The upcoming sci-fi feature film will star Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris, and John Boyega. The movie will be directed by Creed 2 writer Juel Taylor.
Taylor, who wrote the screenplay with Tony Rettenmaier, centers around a series of events that throws an unlikely trio onto the trail of an evil government conspiracy.
The Neon Highway – Feature Film – indie
TI and Tiny Season 10 – TV Reality – VH1
This reality series explores Grammy-winning rapper T.I.’s home life as he is reunited with his wife, Tameka, and children after serving a 12-month prison sentence. The series follows the rapper at his most vulnerable, as he re-acclimates to being a father, husband and musician. Viewers get to know T.I.’s children and see their reactions as they realize their father is a member of hip-hop royalty. Viewers also get a glimpse into the loving and fascinating relationship between T.I. and Tameka, who has faithfully stood by her husband’s side through his highs and lows.The OMG Girlz, an up-and-coming group Tameka manages, is also featured in the program.
An affluent family’s world is turned upside down when their nephew, an aspiring hip-hop star, moves in unannounced.
Uncensored Season 4
Post-COVID-19 Georgia expects thousands of new jobs
The estimate will also impact other second-line businesses including 17,000 Georgia businesses. These production companies have added a huge impact on Georgia’s economy. In fact, in 2019, nearly 400 movies and TV shows filmed in Georgia impacting 3,040 motion picture and television industry businesses.
“Production companies want to be in Georgia and create tens of thousands of jobs for workers across the state, and today’s announcement is welcome news as we continue safely reopening our state,” Governor Kemp said. “I thank the Georgia Film Office for their work during the pandemic, and I thank the production companies who always vowed to return to Georgia when the time was right for them to safely get back to work.”
Producers are still hiring and casting directors are continuously looking for the right talent to work on TV shows and movies filming across the state.
Filming is back in Atlanta!
Currently, the Georgia Film Commission says 14 productions are now in preproduction or have started filming. However, Deadline reports there are several others who are early preproduction and plan on filming as early as next week.
According to reports, Pinewood Studios Atlanta, which has 18 stages for filming, said “teams are back.”
Blackhall Studios, which has 9 sound stages, has “bodies on the ground”. In fact, the studio has prepared production since Monday for two film productions by 20th Century Studios and Universal. CEO Ryan Millsap says more top-level production members are expected to travel to Georgia as early as two weeks and filming will “ramp-up”. The 20th Century film was reportedly filming until March and was shut down due to the Coronavirus. Meanwhile, Universal production is a new movie. Before filming actually starts, new projects can take up to two to three months before filming.
Productions currently filming include ‘Black Adam’ starring Dwayne Johnson, Season 13 of Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’, Lifetime’s ‘Little Women: Atlanta’ and Tyler Perry’s ‘Sistas’ and ‘The Oval’. It is important to note that while ‘Black Adam’ is now in preproduction in Georgia, filming is not expected to start until next year.
In addition, independent films including ‘Home Safe’, ‘Terror Lake Drive’, ‘Don’t Waste Your Pretty’. and ‘Double Kidnapped’.
Reality shows including Lifetime’s ‘Little Women: Atlanta’, Bravo’s ‘Married to Medicine’, ‘Dish Nation’, and ‘1000 LB Sisters’.
“We are very grateful for the commitment recently made by industry leaders to get back to producing more films in Georgia, and it’s gratifying to see our productions begin to get safely off the ground. We will continue to work with the studios to answer their questions and help them make plans,” said Georgia Film Office director Lee Thomas.
Stranger Things filming in Georgia
Stranger Things is one of the biggest TV shows still filming in Atlanta, Georgia. Meanwhile, Georgia’s film industry is facing a boycott following the election of Brian Kemp as governor. Kemp, who served as the Secretary of State and oversaw the election, has been accused of voter suppression leading up to the election. Some of Hollywood’s biggest influencers, actors, models, and talent are calling for a boycott of Georgia’s booming film industry. For example, Frank Rich, the executive producer of HBO’s VEEP, said, “If Kemp wins in Georgia, Hollywood should put its money where its mouth is and pull all production out of the state,” Rich tweeted.
Casting calls for ‘Stranger Things’ season 4 have just been released. Casting directors are looking for talent of all ages ranging from babies to adults 18 to 100. Producers are also looking for cars to work on scenes in the hit Netflix thriller.
Georgia Industry News:
Understanding Georgia Film Tax Credit:
A state tax credit was signed into law in 2008 giving productions up to a 30 percent tax break by filming in Georgia. This incentive was enough to convince Hollywood producers to film in Georgia.
Big productions such as The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead and Divergent helped boost Georgia’s film industry. In fact, small cities are now being used as filming locations. Producers are searching and finding small towns across Georgia to film their TV shows. The small town of Senoia, Georgia has transformed since The Walking Dead set up a location in the small town.
Georgia Film Signs:
- UPCOMING HOME DEPOT/ESPN COMMERCIAL (TNA)
- HBO’S WATCHMEN/(BROOKLYN/CHAR)
- OZARK/ (KRAZO)
- BIGGER/(GAME U)
- STARGIRL/ (JSA)
- THE OUTSIDER (CANT/MUST)
- GREENLEAF (GL)
- ALONG CAME THE DEVIL :2 (ACTD2)
- NETFLIX’S INSATIABLE (2BOB)
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