Tyler Perry is set to reopen Atlanta Studios for production in July – Variety2 min read
Atlanta Tyler Perry Studios is reopening for business this summer after Hollywood was completely shut down during the coronavirus epidemic.
Diversity Production at BET’s “Sistas” Tyler Perry Studios will begin on July 8, while “Oval” will begin on July 28. BET has announced 22-episode orders for two shows on Tuesday. Filming for each series will take about two and a half weeks.
A source said Diversity Perry “does everything by book” when it comes to plans to reopen the studio. He is working closely with local authorities and unions to implement his plan to resume production as safely as possible.
Although most of the crew on the “Sistas” and “Oval” are based in Atlanta, Perry will use his private jet to fly from New York and Los Angeles after they tested for coronavirus before boarding. Arriving in Atlanta they will head straight ahead where all the cast and crew will be immediately re-tested for COVID-19, waiting four hours for their results before the work is cleared. Professor Carlos del Rio of the Emery Vaccine Center in Georgia will be the test consultant. The test will be four times during the two and a half week shoot
Tyler Perry Studios sits on 330 acres of land, which Perry bought in 2015 for 30 30 million. The sets are fully functional – 250 250 million to build all of its structures and sets. Described in detail the reform and expansion of.
“We’ve just finished the first phase, which is a 12-step process,” he said Diversity In an interview at the Grand Opening. “We are starting the second phase towards the end of next year with a six-lane highway, a retreat, a small European town, a large lake and a pond above it. So a lot more is being done here. “
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