Political thriller ‘Public Affairs’ to start filming in Norfolk
RICHMOND, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that producers of the upcoming political thriller Public Affairs have selected Norfolk, Virginia as their filming location.
The project will star Adrian Grenier (Entourage) and Mimi Rogers (Hope Springs), and will be directed by Sundance alum and DGA-award winner Eric Bross (Restaurant). The film was written by Tom Cudworth (Restaurant).
Adrian Grenier is known for his iconic role as ‘Vince’ in the HBO hit comedy series Entourage. Grenier previously starred in popular films such as The Devil Wears Prada alongside Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep. Mimi Rogers’ successful career is highlighted by movies including Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, and more recently in box office hits such as The Wedding Ringer, Hope Springs, and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
“I am thrilled to welcome School Pictures and the Public Affairs cast and crew to the Commonwealth of Virginia” Governor Terry McAuliffe said. “Virginia has a rich filmmaking history that reflects our Commonwealth’s great contributions and key roles in American history and politics. This film production highlights the artistic integrity of the Hampton Roads region and underlines Virginia as a premiere location in today’s American film industry.”
Produced by School Pictures’ Stephen Israel and George Voskericyan of American Film Productions, Public Affairs is set to start principal photography June 2016 in and around Norfolk, Virginia.
READ MORE about this in Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s press release.