BATON ROUGE La – Louisianas capital city will b

first_img BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s capital city will be the backdrop of a World War II drama starring actor Tom Hanks.The Advocate reports pre-production began Monday for “Greyhound.” Filming aboard the USS Kidd and at other Baton Rouge locations is expected to start in March. Filming in Louisiana is estimated to last more than 150 days.The movie will employ roughly 250 people with a more than $50 million budget. The Louisiana Economic Development agency estimates movie-related spending in the state at about $30 million.Gov. John Bel Edwards says “Greyhound” is taking advantage of an initiative he signed into law last summer to promote film production. It’s the first significant project to apply for the 5 per cent tax credit on Louisiana expenditures for motion pictures filmed outside of the New Orleans area.___Information from: The Advocate, WWII drama starring Tom Hanks to film in Louisiana next year by The Associated Press Posted Dec 12, 2017 1:48 pm PDT Last Updated Dec 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more