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Filming starts Monday in downtown Rome for a new FX television series.  “Kindred” is a TV adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s novel by the same name.

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Picked up as a pilot in March 2021, the eight-episode sci-fi show centers on Dana (newcomer Mallori Johnson), a young Black woman and aspiring writer who has uprooted her life of familial obligation and relocated to Los Angeles, ready to claim a future that, for once, feels all her own. But, before she can get settled into her new home, she finds herself being violently pulled back and forth in time to a nineteenth-century plantation with which she and her family are surprisingly and intimately linked. An interracial romance threads through her past and present, and the clock is ticking as she struggles to confront the secrets she never knew ran through her blood.

Filming will be in the Cotton Block area in downtown Rome. The southbound side of the 100 block of Broad Street will be closed and vehicles traveling east on Second Avenue will be rerouted onto East First Street and East First Avenue to access the South Broad bridge. The right turn lane on Second Avenue will also be closed during this time.

Any traffic from South Rome will be able to travel north on Broad Street as normal. The Third Avenue parking deck will also be closed to the general public, except for those who have monthly parking spaces. The rest of the spaces have been rented out by the production company for cast and crew.

Filming in Georgia’s Rome

Georgia’s Rome offers a wealth of filming locations. From an intact Victorian Era district in the city of Rome, to rolling hills and rivers, to a wide diversity of urban and rural structures in Floyd County and Cave Spring.

Portfolio

Television
  • Stanger Things, Netflix, 2022
  • Black Widow, Marvel Studios, 2021
  • RoadTrip Masters – Discovery Channel, 2018
  • Price of Duty – Oxygen Network, 2018
  • Brockmire – Funny or Die Productions, 2018
  • Hap & Leonard – Sundance TV, 2017
  • If Loving You is Wrong – Tyler Perry Studios, 2016
  • Ford Motor Company (commercial), 2016
  • The Originals – Bonanza Productions, CW Network, 2016
  • Honda – Key Technology Commercial, 2016
  • Constantine– (TV Series) NBC/DC Comics, Warner Bros. Television, 2015
  • Kingmakers – (TV movie pilot) ABC Studios/Disney, 2015
  • If Loving You is Wrong –  Oprah Winfrey Network, 2014
  • The Following – (Series pilot) Bonanza Productions, Fox Network, 2013
  • House Hunters – 2012
  • Good Eats – Food Network: Water Works I, 2006
  • Ford Motor Company (commercial), 2000
Filmography
  • The Mule – Warner Bros., 2018
  • Brockmire starring Hank Azaria, 2018
  • Megan Leavey – Bleecker Street Media, 2017
  • The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1- Lionsgate, 2015
  • Freedom: Malek Jindali (Syrian-American composer, Music Video), 2014
  • The System – 2014
  • Blind Tiger: The Legend of Bell Tree Smith, 2014
  • Need for Speed – Dreamworks, 2014
  • Identity Thief – Universal Pictures, 2013
  • Butch Walker: Out of Focus (Documentary), 2013
  • Revenge of the Sandman, 2013
  • All Hallows Evil: Lord of the Harvest, 2013
  • Der Gries (Short film), 2010
  • Death Awaits (Short film), 2009
  • Lonely Love, 2009
  • The Other Half (Short film), 2009
  • Lynch Mob, 2009
  • Dance of the Dead, 2008
  • Dangerous Calling, 2008
  • Golgotha, 2008
  • Apparition Point, 2007
  • Freelance, 2007
  • Capitalism Rocks (Short film), 2006
  • The Bread Squeezer (Short film), 2006
  • Dark Remains, 2006
  • Big Red: The Ghost of Floyd County Prison (Documentary), 2006
  • The Derby Stallion, 2005
  • Sugar Creek Gang: Swamp Robber (Series), 2004
  • Sweet Home Alabama, Touchstone Pictures, 2002
  • The Substitute, 2001
  • Remember the Titans – Jerry Bruckheimer Films/Disney, 2000
  • Class of ’61, 1992
  • Dutch – Twentieth Century Fox, 1991
  • Perfect Harmony (TV Movie) – Walt Disney TV, 1990
  • The Mosquito Coast – Warner Bros., 1986
  • The Baron, 1984
  • The Double McGuffin – Mulberry Square Productions, 1979
  • King Cotton (Documentary), 1910
Print
  • Williams & Kent (Catalog), 2014
  • Lands’ End (Catalog), 2000
  • Lilly Pulitzer (Catalog), 2000

 

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