Archives for April 28, 2015

Hollywood’s Here, Y’all: Movies and Casting Calls in Atlanta 2015

movies filming in atlantaMovies and tv shows filming in Georgia are on the rise since the state began offering tax incentives to production companies.

North Georgia has had its share of movies filmed here – Blended filmed in Buford and Lake Lanier areas, Hall Pass filmed in Forsyth County, Johns Creek and other locations, and the upcoming Tom Cruise movie is going to be filmed in Ball Ground, GA among other productions across the state.

For those families with an eye for acting, a fun summer bucket list item might be to answer a casting call and be an extra on the set of a movie or tv show!

There are plenty of companies in Atlanta looking for extras and it’s a fun way to see the behind the scenes filming of a show or movie.

Here is a list of resources to watch for Atlanta casting calls:

Casting Call: What’s Filming and Casting in Atlanta

The latest Atlanta Casting Calls for TV Shows and Movies

Movies made in Georgia – AJC on Location – the AJC and my favorite Jennifer Brett, chronicles the growth of the movie and television industry in Atlanta and Georgia.

Map: Hollywood makes its home in Georgia – a map of all of the major film/tv studios in Georgia.

Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett

Casting Companies

The new Tom Cruise movie filming soon in Ball Ground, GA is looking for extras!

Extras Casting Atlanta Facebook Page

Tammy Smith Casting – Atlanta Facebook Page

Marinella Hume Casting Facebook Page

It will be fun to watch our state grow in the entertainment industry! Have you ever been an extra?

Here’s a fun Pinterest page of Movies Filmed In Georgia.


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Kids Bowl Free at Stars & Strikes in Cumming, GA This Summer 2015!

Kids Bowl Free is back at Stars and Strikes in Cumming, GA! This is one of the summer 2015’s greatest deals in Forsyth County, GA for families.

Sign up at and your kids (ages 15 and under) get two rounds of free bowling every day.  The promotion starts on April 14th and runs through August 29, 2014 at Stars and Strikes in Cumming, GA.

It’s easy to register and you do need a new account each summer. Please take a few minutes to visit today and register to receive 2 FREE games each day this summer at your participating bowling center.

stars and strikes kids bowl free

They also have a Mobile Coupon System.  You can now receive your FREE bowling games without having to print coupons and take them to the center.  Just log in to your Kids Bowl Free account from your mobile device and the center can redeem your coupons from your phone or tablet.

The promotion runs through the summer.  When you register the website will prompt you to upgrade to a paid family membership, but it is not necessary to get free bowling.

Many bowling alleys including Stars & Strikes Cumming will charge for shoes. The age limit for the Cumming location is age 15 and under.

This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

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