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Clayton’s film and TV credits

Clayton County has been making a splash in the movie-making business since 1977, when Burt Reynolds drove a black Pontiac Trans Am into a county pond in “Smokey and the Bandit.”

Here’s a look at some of the movies and television shows that have been shot entirely or partially in the county since it opened a film and entertainment office in 2010:


Title/Where filmed/Shooting date

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”/International Park/October-November 2012

“Scary Movie 5”/Morrow/September 2012

“Devil’s Knot/Morrow, Jonesboro/Summer 2012

“Flight”/Hampton/Fall 2011

“What to Expect When You’re Expecting”/Southern Regional Medical Center/Fall 2011

“Quarantine 2”/Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Convention Center in College Park/Summer 2011

“Joyful Noise”/Clayton State University, Clayton area park/February 2011

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green”/Historic Rex Village/February 2011


“Revolution (NBC pilot)

“Coma”/Near Juvenile Justice Center/December 2011

“Field of Vision”/Tara Stadium/2010

“Teen Wolf II”/Morrow/2010

Source: Staff reports and Clayton County Economic Development and Film and Entertainment Office.

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