Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw led the pack in a strong worldwide frame that ended season-long tensions about an overall slow summer. Universal’s Fast & Furious spin-off took $180.8 million from its global debut. US sales for this Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham-led pic, at $60 million, were career highs for both actors outside of movies in its parent franchise.
FILM Augusta is proud of its accomplishments as the film commission for the City of Augusta. This division of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau continues to successfully position and promote Augusta’s River Region as a preferred destination for film production.
Georgia Music Partners has been advocating on behalf of Georgia’s robust music industry for nearly ten years. To remain competitive, attract investment, and create job growth in the music sector, GMP forged a relationship with Sound Diplomacy several years ago.
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Ed Spivia, who served as the state’s first film commissioner and is the person we credit for making Georgia’s film industry what it is today. Since he was appointed by Governor Jimmy Carter in 1973, film has become one of the state’s top industries.
That was enough to beat stablemate Spider-Man: Far from Home, but short of The Lion King’s domestic top finish of $75 million. Sony’s USA first-and-only opening is a rare strategy for a film with clear global appeal but looks set to pay dividends overseas next frame as widespread fan buzz adds to already glowing critical reviews.
“Atlanta has been a music, sports and media capital for a long time, and now it’s also a film and video game development capital,” said Wendy Hensel, who was the College of Law dean until being named interim provost. “This seemed like an exciting opportunity for our students.”
Held in the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on beautiful Marietta Square in Marietta, Georgia each year, this festival is a meeting place for filmmakers and people who are interested in the world in all its variety and different approaches to life.
The General’s Daughter was my first opportunity to work on a feature film. After working that production, I knew this is what I wanted to do. Some way, somehow.
The fifth annual digest-sized guide features the wildly popular nomination-based “Georgia’s 100 Plates” list; a feature on five noteworthy female chefs; a guide to the best places to sample peaches, barbecue, craft beer, international cuisine and Southern dishes; as well as an exceptional selection of the state’s best food and drink festivals.
Given those conditions however, it’s appropriate that the first-ever Fortnite World Cup has resulted in a hastily arranged team of strangers landing in a rented house in Georgia and fending for themselves as the stakes keep getting larger and the competition keeps getting nastier.