November 17, 2021
General News

Politician Steps In To Save Shooting ‘Wicked’ Film In Georgia

One political wizard worked her magic to keep the Emerald City in the Dogwood City.

After politicians in Georgia passed controversial legislation to change the state’s voting rules, the team behind the much-anticipated film adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked had second thoughts about shooting in Atlanta. Other Hollywood film producers had decided to pull their productions from the Peach State, and Major League Baseball had announced that its All Star Game would be played elsewhere. “Many people or organizations had decided to boycott Georgia because of it, … and we were considering doing that,” admitted Stephen Schwartz, the composer of the show.

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