The plans are audacious (and expensive): 20 to 30 sound stages, post-production facilities, workshops and warehouses and backlots are just the start. Moon River also says it will have hotels, a concert venue and more.
The company doesn't have enough money to keep operating for long, its own auditors say. But the company manages to put out lots of press releases about itself.
Penny Marshall, the actress who played Laverne in the TV show Laverne & Shirley, is supposed to be working with Moon River. But some things need to be worked out.
Soon, Effingham officials may have to decide whether to stick with the company or kill its lease on the public site.