Clint Eastwood and ‘The Rock’ have shot films in Macon. Why aren’t there more?


Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Margot Robbie and Taraji P. Henson — shot movie scenes in Macon in 2017.

Those stars grab the headlines and catch fans’ attention, but it’s the crews that come to town for the shoots that help drive up sales at restaurants, hotels and other businesses, while Macon-Bibb County itself also reaps extra revenue.

The group that works to attract movies and TV shows to Macon is Film Macon. And although there have been successes in the last few years, much more can be done to boost Middle Georgia’s potential, two film commissioners say.

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