Saturday, May 9, 2009

Film crew in the 'burbs.

Craziness on our street all day today! I thought they were just outside our house, but they are ALL up and down our street with cops on either end blocking off cars. The hub of course was chattin' it up with one of the production assistants and learned that there are like 40 movies being filmed in Atlanta this year... apparently the state gov gives some kind of refund or assistance on production costs spent in the state. Very cool.

I hope we can get some more pics... there is equipment and trucks and people everywhere in our 'hood, so this pic hardly gives you a glimpse, but it does have the cool camera-mounted Mercedes that films the chase scenes, and I think that truck is actually one of the vehicles in the scene. This is the same pic I uploaded last post, but closer up. The other car they've been filming (not pictured obviously) is an old Trans Am... the stunt driver was pretty hot. I wonder if he's supposed to be Ashton Kutcher? Hmmm...

5 comments:

Randall @ Happy For This Moment said...

Very cool! George Clooney just finished filming here in St. Louis and they say it always brings in tons of jobs and revenue to where ever they film.

Preppy Pink Crocodile said...

I give it until the end of day before hub secures a roll in this movie. :). Will I get the play by play every time I visit? Hehehe

Jillian, Inc said...

Too cool. We had Sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates and Tim McGraw filming at a rug gallery right next to my shop on Miami Circle a couple weeks ago. But I didn't get a glimpse of any action or any famous person. I think they entered through a side entrance and I think they filmed a lot after 6pm. All I saw was a lighting truck around noon. The movie is called "The Blind Side" and I think it's a football theme.

Northern Girl Southern Living said...

how fun! Maybe Demi Moore will show up too :)

It's Bunny! said...

Very cool! Do you know if there is a list of the 40 movies being filmed? I'd love to catch a little bit. I missed Sandra Bullock, who was filming outside my office in Midtown!

Cheers,
Bunny!